Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Title:  A Symphony of Echoes
Author: Jodi Taylor
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Available: Now
Series: The Chronicles of St. Mary's #2
Genre:  Fantasy
Source: Library
Rating:  5 stars

Behind the seemingly innocuous facade of St. Mary’s Institute of Historical Research, a different kind of academic work is taking place. Just don’t call it “time travel”—these historians “investigate major historical events in contemporary time.” And they aren’t your harmless eccentrics either; a more accurate description, as they ricochet around history, might be unintentional disaster-magnets.

The Chronicles of St. Mary’s tells the chaotic adventures of Madeleine Maxwell and her compatriots—Director Bairstow, Leon “Chief” Farrell, Mr. Markham, and many more—as they travel through time, saving St. Mary’s (too often by the very seat of their pants) and thwarting time-travelling terrorists, all the while leaving plenty of time for tea.

In the sequel to Just One Damned Thing After Another, Max and company visit Victorian London in search of Jack the Ripper, witness the murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral, and discover that dodos make a grockling noise when eating cucumber sandwiches. But they must also confront an enemy intent on destroying St. Mary’s—an enemy willing, if necessary, to destroy history itself to do it

I don't have to say much.  I love this snarky series with it's time travel disasters and cast of characters!  This book will have you rolling with laughter and shaking your heads at the predicaments they get into.  If you like time travel books with a dose of laughter, sarcasm and wit..pick this up you won't be disappointed.

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