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The Screaming Staircase - Jonathan Stroud
The Screaming Staircase
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Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase: Book 1 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. When one of their cases goes horribly... show more
Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase: Book 1 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. When one of their cases goes horribly wrong, Lockwood & Co have one last chance of redemption. Full description
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780857532015 (0857532014)
ASIN: 857532014
Publisher: Doubleday Children’s Books
Pages no: 440
Edition language: English
Series: Lockwood & Co. (#1)
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Juuli's Bookshelf
Juuli's Bookshelf rated it
4.0 The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud
This was such an interesting mix of fantasy, horror and mystery. So good. The main characters reminded me other famous trios from other authors (Lindgren, Riordan, Rowling) and their relationships with each other made me laugh a lot. I adored George and loved Lucy, but Lockwood was too much of a dar...
Books Less Travelled
Books Less Travelled rated it
4.0 The Screaming Staircase
Another library find. While I feel I would have enjoyed the 'spooky' parts more when I was younger (Middle grade, or high school age) I still really enjoyed this one! I didn't find it very scary like I've seen others mention, but for a kid's book, it definitely has some places that make you want to ...
HelEinir's Books
HelEinir's Books rated it
2.0 The Screaming Staircase
This was a really fun read, I enjoyed the characters (mostly), the ghosts, the cases and the "mystery". The banter between the kids was fun at times, and at others it was a little too immature or outright offensive (I'll get to that). But maybe that's to be expected of... 14/15 year-olds? (I want to...
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it
2.5 The Screaming Staircase
[I received a copy of this book through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]An entertaining book, even though it didn’t blow my mind as I would’ve expected from the author of the “Bartimaeus” series.In a United Kingdom where the dead tend to come back fairly often as ghosts—whose touch is l...
NightLizard's Cave
NightLizard's Cave rated it
4.5 My first paranormal ya thriller novel!
I am so happy it was this book! So, a bit of synopsis:Lucy Carlyle, a young psychic investigator, joins London's smallest agency, run by the charismatic Anthony Lockwood and his ever-hungry assistant George Cubbins. Together the trio must investigate some of the spookiest and deadliest spectral hau...
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