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    • The Screaming Staircase

    • Lockwood & Co., Book 1
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Miranda Raison
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189

    For more than fifty years, the country has been affected by a horrifying epidemic of ghosts. A number of Psychic Investigations Agencies have sprung up to destroy the dangerous apparitions. Lucy Carlyle, a talented young agent, arrives in London hoping for a notable career. Instead she finds herself joining the smallest most ramshackle agency in the city, run by the charismatic Anthony Lockwood.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good scary fun

    • By Sharon4 on 10-06-14

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Golem's Eye

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    In The Amulet of Samarkand, the young magician Nathaniel won wide acclaim for his daring exploits in saving the powerful jewel for the government. Now, he seems set to continue his meteoric rise through the ministerial ranks. But the mysterious Resistance inflicts terrifying destruction on London, and soon Nathaniel's job and his very life are under threat, not only from the elusive Kitty and her companions, but from an unknown and bewildering source.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • WHY WAS THIS ABRIDGED

    • By Swanny on 19-01-17

    Regular price: £20.00

    • The Ring of Solomon

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Jeff Rawle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    Fans of Jonathan Stroud's Bartimaeus books will devour this book - a cracking adventure brimming with magic, intrigue and a treasure trove of characters that the reader can't help but fall for. We find everyone's favourite irascibly insolent djinni serving at the court of King Solomon in 950 BC Jerusalem, where he is causing his customary chaos and must help a girl assassin sent by the Queen of Sheba to steal the all-powerful Ring of Solomon.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hooray - Bartimaeus is back!

    • By Kim Randleff-Rasmussen on 09-04-13

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Amulet of Samarkand

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 439
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 274
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274

    When the 5,000-year-old djinni Bartimaeus is summoned by Nathaniel, a young magician's apprentice, he expects to have to do nothing more taxing than a little levitation or a few simple illusions. But Nathaniel is a precocious talent and has something rather more dangerous in mind...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bartemais - I like him

    • By Mr. S. Hyams on 01-04-07

    Regular price: £20.00

    • Lockwood & Co.

    • The Whispering Skull: Book 2
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Katie Lyons
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    Ghosts and ghouls beware! London’s smallest, shabbiest, and most talented psychic detection agency is back. Life is never exactly peaceful for Lockwood & Co. Lucy and George are trying to solve the mystery of the talking skull trapped in their ghost jar, while Lockwood is desperate for an exciting new case. Things seem to be looking up when the team is called to Kensal Green Cemetery to investigate the grave of a sinister Victorian doctor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Talk about a cliff hanger

    • By david on 11-01-15

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Ptolemy's Gate

    • The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 3 (Unabridged)
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 169

    Three years on from the events in The Golem's Eye, the magicians' rule in London is teetering on a knife-edge, with strikes, riots, and general unrest. The Prime Minister is largely controlled by two advisors, one of whom is 17-year-old Nathaniel. Meanwhile, living under a false identity, Kitty has been researching djinn; she has come to believe that the only way to destroy the magicians is for an alliance of some kind between djinn and ordinary people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I will always love these books

    • By Maya Connell on 16-12-18

    Regular price: £20.00

    • The Creeping Shadow

    • Lockwood & Co, Book 4
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Emily Bevan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 139

    A terrible crime forces Lucy to turn to Lockwood for help and sets them on the trail of dark secrets at the heart of London society. Both professionally and personally, their investigation stirs up forces they may not be able to control.... Ghouls and spectres, thrills and tension in this brand-new instalment in Jonathan Stroud's best-selling series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Top notch!

    • By Stina on 18-09-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Lockwood & Co: The Hollow Boy

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Emily Bevan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    Lockwood & Co. might be the smallest (some might say shambolic) Psychic Detection Agency in London. But its three agents - Lockwood, Lucy and George - are exceptional talents. And they get results. When an outbreak of ghostly phenomena grows to terrifying levels in Chelsea, Scotland Yard is left baffled. Even more baffling is that Lockwood & Co appear to have been excluded from the huge team of Agents investigating the Chelsea Outbreak.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story- didn't like the narrator

    • By Southyorks1234 on 27-01-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Lockwood & Co: The Empty Grave

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Emily Bevan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 137

    After their recent adventures, the Lockwood & Co team deserve a well-earned break...so naturally they decide to risk their lives breaking into a heavily guarded crypt. A building full of unsettled souls, it's also the final resting place of Marissa Fittes, the legendary and (supposedly) long-dead ghost hunter. What they discover their will change everything. So begins a race to get to the truth behind 'the Problem' and an epic struggle against the Fittes agency.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great ending

    • By Amazon Customer on 25-09-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Die Pforte des Magiers

    • Bartimäus 3
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Gerd Köster
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    2000 Jahre sind vergangen, seit Bartimäus auf der Höhe seiner Macht war. Heute, gefangen in der Welt der Magier, spürt er seine Kräfte schwinden...

    Regular price: £18.19

    • FREE: Audible Sessions with Jonathan Stroud

    • Exclusive interview
    • By: Jonathan Stroud, Robin Morgan
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Stroud, Robin Morgan
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Author Jonathan Stroud joins Robin Morgan in the Audible Studios to discuss his career, his taste in reading and listening, and his various series of books

    Regular price: £0.00

    • The Amulet of Samarkand

    • The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Nathaniel is eleven-years-old and a magician's apprentice, learning the traditional art of magic. All is well until he has a life-changing encounter with Simon Lovelace, a magician of unrivaled ruthlessness and ambition. When Lovelace brutally humiliates Nathaniel in public, Nathaniel decides to speed up his education, teaching himself spells far beyond his years. With revenge on his mind, he masters one of the toughest spells of all and summons Bartimaeus, a five-thousand-year-old djinni, to assist him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bartimaeus is brilliant!

    • By spellacl on 30-08-17

    Regular price: £13.48

    • Green Fields

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Frank Fisher works for the Thirteenth Hour Insurance Company. His job is incredibly dangerous, and generally his clients are grateful for the help he gives them - but Mary Alice Evans is a different matter.... A thought-provoking story about the afterlife from acclaimed teen author Jonathan Stroud.

    Regular price: £3.69

    • Heroes of the Valley

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Halli loves the old stories from when the valley was a wild and dangerous place - when the twelve legendary heroes, led by his ancestor Svein, stood together to defeat the ancient enemy, the bloodthirsty Trows. Halli longs for adventure but it seems these days the most dangerous thing in the valley is boredom. He tries to liven things up by taunting his siblings and playing practical jokes. But when one of his jokes goes too far reawakening an old blood feud Halli finds himself on a hero's quest after all.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Epic? Funny? Not that I noticed

    • By Knucklebones on 23-04-13

    Regular price: £20.00

    • Das Auge des Golem

    • Bartimäus 2
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Gerd Köster
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
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    Der junge ehrgeizige Nathanael strebt eine Karriere im von Zauberern beherrschten britischen Weltreich an. Doch die immer dreistere Widerstandsbewegung der "Gewöhnlichen" macht der Regierung schwer zu schaffen. Und dann versetzt auch noch ein Golem London in Angst und Schrecken.

    Regular price: £18.19

    • Ptolemy's Gate

    • The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 15 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Three years after the events of The Golem's Eye, the young magician Nathaniel is an established member of the British Government. But he faces unprecedented problems: foreign wars are going badly and Britain's enemies are mounting attacks close to London.

    Regular price: £21.95

    • Das Amulett von Samarkand

    • Bartimäus 1
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Martin Semmelrogge
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Abridged
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    Eines Tages bekommt der Dschinn Bartimäus in London den Auftrag, dem hochnäsigen Zauberschüler Nathanael zur Seite zu stehen: ein Auftrag, der Bartimäus zunächst alles andere als glücklich macht. Dann aber beginnt ein Abenteuer, das die zwei aneinander schweißt.

    Regular price: £18.19

    • Das Grauenvolle Grab

    • Lockwood & Co. 5
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Anna Thalbach
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lockwood & Co. lösen ihren schwierigsten und letzten Fall! In ihrem letzten Abenteuer begeben sich die Agenten von Lockwood & Co. auf eine lebensgefährliche Mission: Sie brechen in das mit Sprengfallen gesicherte Mausoleum ein, in dem die legendäre Agentin Marissa Fittes ruht. Doch tut sie das wirklich? Und das ist nur eine der alles entscheidenden Fragen, deren Antwort die blutjungen Agenten ergründen müssen.

    Regular price: £12.19

    • Das Flammende Phantom

    • Lockwood & Co. 4
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Anna Thalbach
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Cool, spannend & wahnsinnig witzig! Im vierten Abenteuer um die Geisterjägeragentur bekommen Anthony Lockwood und George es mit einem besonders schrecklichen Verbrechen zu tun. Um den Fall meistern zu können, bitten sie die in Geisterdingen hochbegabte Lucy in die Agentur zurückzukehren. Doch die Freunde ahnen nicht, dass sie mit ihren Nachforschungen Kräfte auf den Plan rufen, die selbst sie nicht mehr kontrollieren können.

    Regular price: £14.69

    • Die Raunende Maske

    • Lockwood & Co. 3
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Anna Thalbach
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Die Geister von London erheben sich. Lockwood, Lucy und George führt ihr jüngster Fall in ein traditionsreiches Londoner Kaufhaus, das die Brutstätte grausiger Geistererscheinungen zu sein scheint. Es wurde auf den Überresten einer Pestopferruhestätte und eines mittelalterlichen Kerkers errichtet. Wer hier überleben will, braucht Mut - denn düstere Warnungen des wispernden Schädels verheißen Fürchterliches.

    Regular price: £12.09

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