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Jonathan Stroud

  • 5 stars across 27 books
    Jonathan Stroud was born in Bedford in 1970. After studying English Literature at York University, he moved to London, where he worked as an editor in a publishing firm. He is also the author of the best-selling BARTIMAEUS sequence, which is published in 35 languages and has sold 6 million copies worldwide, and also of four other novels: HEROES OF THE VALLEY, THE LAST SIEGE, THE LEAP and BURIED FIRE. He lives in Hertfordshire with his family. He has yet to see a ghost, but is keeping his eyes open.
    15th September 2016

    Lockwood & Co: The Creeping Shadow

    Lucy has left Lockwood & Co. A freelance operative, she is hiring herself out to other agencies - agencies that might va... 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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    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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    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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