Lockwood & Co. But its three agents - Lockwood, Lucy and George - are exceptional Talents. Well, that's if they can put aside their personal differences for long enough to march into action with their rapiers, salt and iron .'Stroud is a genius' - Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series.
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.