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Team Weird is back causing havoc in the Time Police in this irresistible spin-off series by international best seller Jodi Taylor, author of the Chronicles of St Mary's. If you love Doctor Who, Ben Aaronovitch and Jasper Fforde, you'll love the Time Police.

The Time Police do not have problems. They have challenges.

Idiots who want to change history have always proved 'challenging'. But now temporal tourism is on the rise - highly illegal but highly lucrative. If you're prepared to take the risk.

To face down this threat the Time Police will despatch their toughest undercover agents. Which is fine until the unthinkable happens. Replacements are needed fast, and who better than three young officers who don't even look the part?

Step forward Jane, Luke and Matthew. They may be about to graduate, but there's still plenty of time for everything to go wrong. Throw in the Versailles time slip, a covert jump to ancient Egypt and a race against time itself and you've got yourself an assignment worthy of Team Weird.

©2020 Jodi Taylor (P)2020 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

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Excellent addition to the series!!!

I'm really enjoying this Time Police series. I hope there are more to come. Narrator is outstanding as usual. If you love the St. Mary's series you will love this one too.

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Jodi Taylor’s twist on time travel is chock full of pop culture references that a Sci-fi/fantasy nerd like myself eats up! The dialogue is witty, sarcastic, and exactly how I would write dialogue if I were a talented writer, which I’m not, but exactly the same. Listening to Zara Ramm’s narration is simply delightful. I get lost in the story and am never yanked out by a badly voiced character or mispronounced word. Enchanting from beginning to end!

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Great

it was a good story and I love her stories. I do love the Saint Mary's base stories a bit better though... vs the time police series.

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Team Wierd is "Fire-Trucking" Fantastic!

Jodi Taylor's second book about the Time Police and the antics of Team Wierd did not disappoint. It was imaginative, satirical and hilarious. There were a few serious parts in the story, but it did not diminish the exciting and entertaining plot. The addition of a cliffhanger was wonderful. I can't wait for the next adventure of this team. Zara Ramm's performance was phenomenal.

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Better than the 1st book in my unqualified opinion

Great story, great characters, great narration and great ending. Thank you Jodi Taylor for the fun!

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I love where this storyline is going!!!

As much as I love the Chronicles of St. Mary’s series, this Time Police series is developing into my favorite! I can’t wait to see where this series takes is next!

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Perfect story, filled with unexpected twist and turns that leave the listener hungry for more.

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Better than the first one!

Team Weird is back, and finishing their training proves to be even more exciting than starting it. Other than a few times beleaguering a point or joke (as Jodi Taylor can be prone to do) this story skips along with plenty of humor and adventure. Team Weird learns to appreciate each other, and TPHQ learns to value the team’s eccentricity. A major illegal operation is handled, but leaves open much more for the Time Police to face in later installments. This narrator is one of the best with character voices, and she makes it easy to follow along even when the conversation is quick and witty. Highly recommended! Mrs. Ben

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Thank you, Jodi Taylor

Much-needed firetrucking fun and a temporal escape from 2020 realities. So enjoying this story line.

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Team Weird is Back!

Wow! This was terrific! Team 236, better known as team weird, is going undercover to find illegal time traveling organizations even though they are still only trainees. Too many laughs as usual. This book was really intense in places and had me hooked! Narration by Zara Ramm was perfect as usual! This spin off of the Chronicles of St. Mary's is great!

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  • 10-18-20

Splendid.

Absolutely smashing. original and imaginative story, characters developing well and first class narration from Zara Ramm

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  • Joanna Wragg
  • 10-15-20

Ever hilarious, wicked and brought to life 7th

Jodi Taylor has an amazing talent for bringing characters to life and hilariously relatable humour. The rampant rabbit and fire trucking off, stay in my head ( we have an accidentally house rabbit with a serious attitude problem) and yes I do get the other pleasant more reference. Angus the chicken is also on my giggle scale, mine was Maggie, who ran off down the garden with a lighted fag in her beak, literally sneaked silently into the house until caught out by the pecking noise in the cat food and almost got herself stewed when she actually nicked the beautifully home made burger out of your man's bun with that hilarious naughty chicken run. (accidental belligerent destructive house bunny and no longer hilarious chickens were the result of rescue attempts and fox attacks. Bunny is looking more and more attractive with onions and gravy as another cable bites the dust (aka fizzy hay) I digress, but jodi taylor nails the madness starts with f and ends in uck. I look forward to Matthew's character evolving. Love Luke because I know, "him" narcissistic, self absorbed..... I'm half way between Max and Jane and rather liking Imogen..Dont even get me started in the joy that is Markham. So much fun and adventure in these books and so much from just getting the characters . No animals were stewed, fried or baked in this comment. But I seriously need to get the bunny a boyfriend and stop the cable eating and hopefully fox proof befofe more chickens. Keeping a wicked sense of humour is almost in-line with the Ypres Times level and bless yo Jodi you are keeping me sniggering through working (and many don't have even have that luxury, - including my children) from home and sick of my own company. I missed world mental health day to suggest the giggles from your books, but for firetruck how did the appalling 50 shades of make a bestseller list

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  • boosmummy
  • 10-18-20

Brilliant!

Another winner from Jodi, couldn't stop listening to the non-stop action of the our favourite TP team.

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  • Mrs. Amanda Hann
  • 10-17-20

Hard Time

Fantastic 2nd instalment of this series. So enjoying the whole story line and the plots and people involved Another winner Jodi Taylor You are fast becoming my favourite author. Funny insightful stories and plenty of plots. Thank you

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  • esme mitchell
  • 10-16-20

Overall I enjoyed it

Bit of a slow start and the characters grow on you, love Zara’s narration as always. And as I’m a big fan of Jodi and her stories I can’t wait for the next instalments of either TP or st Mary’s.

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  • S. Lloyd
  • 12-03-20

Another great story

Message to Jodi, please write faster!! I am just loving the characters and the story lines and live how we still get a 'fix' of St Mary's I'm this new series of the Time Police. I am always gutted when I finish a book! love the narrator too, she really makes the story for me.

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  • Miss D Srao
  • 12-01-20

How long must we wait for the next installment????

As this book was BRILLIANT and I am Fire-Trucking dying to hear what will happen to Jane, Luke and Matthew!! Please can we get the next book ASAP, pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeease!!!

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  • Sylvie
  • 11-30-20

Brilliant

Really enjoyed the 2 books in this offshoot of St Mary’s. Great characters, great humour and excellent narrator I can’t wait to read the next instalment!

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  • DizzyKitten
  • 11-30-20

Fire trucking brilliant.

I just love this series. I didn’t think a series about the Time Police could be enjoyable - they’re not known to be an enjoyable lot! But Jodi Taylor has worked wonders (I really shouldn’t have expected anything else!) and brought to life some fab characters full of disaster and hilarity. Yay!

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  • K. Bridges
  • 11-28-20

236 is the magic number!

Team Weird are back with bells on; time slips, illegal travellers and back to the dinosaurs - all in a day's work. I love this series and I love Zara Ramm's narration. When's the next one out?

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  • Barry
  • 11-16-20

Hanging For The Next Instalment

I’m with Team Weird! I have found this series a welcome distraction that I thoroughly enjoy. Can’t wait for the next instalment!

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  • Oneeyedclydie
  • 11-03-20

Hard Time-Easy listen

Loved it! Doing time and Hard time very enjoyable! Light hearted fun listen with great characters

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-29-20

another fantastic offering

zara ramm brought it to life and Jodi has again had me on the edge of my seat and laughing out loud in equal measure.