When a Child Is Born : The Chronicles of St Mary's

  • by Jodi Taylor
  • Narrated by Zara Ramm
  • Series: The Chronicles of St Mary's
  • 0 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The time-travel series that everyone's talking about.... Jodi Taylor's The Chronicles of St. Mary's is back with a short story.
It's Christmas Day 1066, and a team from St Mary's is going to witness the coronation of William the Conqueror. Or so they think.... However, history seems to have different plans for them, and when Max finds herself delivering a child in a peasant's hut, she can't help wondering what history is up to.
Jodi Taylor is and always has been a history nut. Her disinclination to get out of bed for anything after 1485 can only be overcome by massive amounts of chocolate and sometimes, if it's raining, not even then.She wanted to write a book about time travel that was a little different and, not having a clue how difficult this would make her book to classify, went ahead and slung in elements of history, adventure, comedy, romance, tragedy, and anything else she could think of. Her advice to booksellers is to buy huge numbers of her books and just put one on every shelf.

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Where does When a Child Is Born rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Fairly good, for how short it is.


Would you be willing to try another book from Jodi Taylor? Why or why not?

Absolutely- loving this series.


What about Zara Ramm’s performance did you like?

Well paced, and character voices continue to improve.


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Sure- It's very short!


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- Katie

Yet another resounding success for Jodi Taylor

The tales of St Mary's are told with humour and compassion. This story gives all those aspects plus a really good yarn. Read by Zara Ramm with her lovely dry inflections leave me laughing out loud.
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-07-2015
  • Publisher: Audible Studios