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Jonathan Stroud

  • 5 stars across 26 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.

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1st April 2021

The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne

Set in a broken, future England, where gunfights and monsters collide, this is the exciting first title in a phenomenal ... MoreThe Outlaws Scarlett and Browne

(15 reviews) Review
15th September 2016

Lockwood & Co: The Creeping Shadow: Book 4

Now a major Netflix series!Lucy has left Lockwood & Co. A freelance operative, she is hiring herself out to other agenci... MoreLockwood & Co: The Creeping Shadow: Book 4

(12 reviews) Review
7th July 2022

The Notorious Scarlett and Browne

A fast-paced fantasy adventure set in a broken, future England, following the further exploits of the outlaws Scarlett a... MoreThe Notorious Scarlett and Browne

(12 reviews) Review
3rd July 2014

Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase: Book 1

Now a major Netflix series!When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood & Co. step in . . .For more than fifty ... MoreLockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase: Book 1

(10 reviews) Review
24th September 2015

Lockwood & Co: The Hollow Boy: Book 3

Now a major Netflix series!Lockwood & Co. might be the smallest (some might say shambolic) Psychic Detection Agency in L... MoreLockwood & Co: The Hollow Boy: Book 3

(4 reviews) Review
26th February 2015

Lockwood & Co: The Whispering Skull: Book 2

Now a major Netflix series!Ghosts and ghouls beware! London's smallest, shabbiest and most talented psychic detection ag... MoreLockwood & Co: The Whispering Skull: Book 2

(4 reviews) Review
21st September 2017

Lockwood & Co: The Empty Grave: Book 5

Now a major Netflix series!Want to hear a ghost story? That's good. I know a few . . .After their recent adventures, the... MoreLockwood & Co: The Empty Grave: Book 5

(3 reviews) Review
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... MoreLockwood & Co: The Whispering Skull

(1 review) Review
3rd February 2011

The Amulet of Samarkand Graphic Novel

The first volume in the brilliant, bestselling Bartimaeus sequence, now adapted into a stunning graphic novel format - t... MoreThe Amulet of Samarkand Graphic Novel

(1 review) Review
26th January 2023

Lockwood & Co.– Now a major Netflix series

Now a major Netflix series from the production company of Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead) and Joe Cornish (Attack the B... MoreLockwood & Co.– Now a major Netflix series

(1 review) Review
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