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Jonathan Stroud

  • 5 stars across 27 books
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was born in Edinburgh where he qualified as a doctor, but it was his writing which brought him fame, with the creation of Sherlock Holmes, the first scientific detective. He was also a convert to spiritualism and a social reformer who used his investigative skills to prove the innocence of individuals.
    15th September 2016

    Lockwood & Co: The Creeping Shadow

    A terrible crime forces Lucy to turn to Lockwood for help, and sets them on the trail of dark secrets at the heart of Lo... More

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    21st September 2017

    Lockwood & Co: The Empty Grave

    Want to hear a ghost story? That's good. I know a few . . . After their recent adventures, the Lockwood & Co team deser... More

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    24th September 2015

    Lockwood & Co: The Hollow Boy

    Lockwood & Co. might be the smallest (some might say shambollic) Psychic Detection Agency in London. But its three agent... More

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    26th February 2015

    Lockwood & Co: The Whispering Skull: Book 2

    'Stroud is a genius' Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series. Ghosts and ghouls beware! London's smallest, sha... More

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    27th November 2014

    Buried Fire

    Two brothers, Michael and Stephen MacIntyre, together with their sister Sarah and the local vicar Tom Aubrey, uncover a ... More

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    22nd October 2014

    The Ghost Of Shadow Vale

    A spine-tingling retelling of an Icelandic legend. Glam killed the monster of Shadow Vale - but he died in the battle.... More

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    2nd September 2010

    The Amulet Of Samarkand

    The first volume in the brilliant, bestselling Bartimaeus sequence. When the 5,000-year-old djinni Bartimaeus is summo... More

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    28th October 2010

    The Golem's Eye

    This second volume of the brilliant, bestselling Bartimaeus sequence. Two years have passed since the events of The Am... More

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    28th October 2010

    Ptolemy's Gate

    The tremendous climax of the Bartimaeus sequence. Three years on from the events in The Golem's Eye, the magicians' ru... More

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    5th February 2004

    The Last Siege

    When Emily, Simon and Marcus discover the deserted castle, it seems like an escape from the midwinter snows and their in... More

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    1st June 2006

    Viking Saga Of Harry Bristlebeard

    Many years ago, Viking chief Magnus Ironjaw had a magical banner that brought him victory in battle. But the banner was ... More

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    1st June 2006

    Lost Treasure Of Captain Blood

    This is a title in a series of books full of entertaining puzzles, activities and adventures. Join Mam Spamme and her cr... More

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    24th September 2015

    Lockwood & Co: The Hollow Boy: Signed

    Lockwood & Co. might be the smallest (some might say shambolic) Psychic Detection Agency in London. But its three agents... More

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    25th September 2014

    Lockwood & Co: The Whispering Skull

    "Stroud is a genius". (Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series). Ghosts and ghouls beware! London's smallest, s... More

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    3rd July 2014

    Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase: Book 1

    When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood & Co. step in . . . For more than fifty years, the country has be... More

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    3rd June 2004

    Amulet of Samarkand

    When the 5,000-year-old Djinni Bartimaeus is summoned by Nathaniel, a young magician's apprentice, he expects to have to... More

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    4th January 2001

    The Leap

    Everyone says that Max is drowned, but Charlie thinks differently: she was in the mill-pool with him, and knows exactly ... More

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    4th August 2011

    The Ring of Solomon

    Fans of the Bartimaeus sequence will devour this book - a cracking adventure brimming with magic, intrigue and a treasur... More

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    27th November 2010

    The Amulet of Samarkand Graphic Novel

    The first volume in the brilliant, bestselling Bartimaeus sequence, now adapted into a stunning graphic novel format - t... More

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    1st April 2010

    Heroes of the Valley

    Listen then, and I'll tell you again of the Battle of the Rock. But none of your usual wriggling, or I'll stop before I'... More

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    3rd April 2003

    Buried Fire

    Two brothers, Michael and Stephen MacIntyre, together with their sister Sarah and the local vicar Tom Aubrey, uncover a ... More

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    3rd July 2014

    Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase: Book 1

    When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood & Co. step in . . . For more than fifty years, the country has be... More

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    1st September 2005

    The Golem's Eye

    Two years have passed since the events of The Amulet of Samarkand and the young magician Nathaniel is rising fast throug... More

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    1st October 2006

    Ptolemy's Gate

    Three years on from the events in The Golem's Eye, the magicians' rule in London is teetering on a knife-edge, with stri... More

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    1st September 2009

    The Ghost of Shadow Vale

    Glam killed the monster of Shadow Vale-but he also died in the fight.Now Glam's ghost has come back and he's worse than ... More

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