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    • The Amulet of Samarkand: The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 1

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,846
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,842

    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
    • Terrific Trilogy

    • By Randy on 05-09-08

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The Golem's Eye

    • The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 16 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,842
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,892
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,896

    Two years have passed since young apprentice magician Nathaniel became famous by foiling the ruthless Simon Lovelace. Now 14, Nathaniel is ambitiously climbing the ranks of the magicians' government. The Prime Minister himself has placed Nathaniel in charge of capturing the Resistance, a group of unruly commoners working to undermine the magicians' empire. But after several failed attempts, Nathaniel is forced to admit he can't do it alone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great fun

    • By Richard on 09-27-04

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Ptolemy's Gate

    • The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,534
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,715
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,710

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceptional book, fantastic listen

    • By Thomas on 01-25-06

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Ring of Solomon

    • A Bartimaeus Novel, Book 4
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,681
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,301
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,299

    Bartimaeus, everyones favorite (wise-cracking) djinni, is back in book four of this best-selling series. As alluded to in the footnotes throughout the series, Bartimaeus has served hundreds of magicians during his 5,010 year career. Now, for the first time, fans will go back in time with the djinni, to Jerusalem and the court of King Solomon in 950s BC. Only in this adventure, it seems the great Bartimaeus has finally met his match.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quirky and Fun

    • By Alia on 12-26-10

    Regular price: $38.60

    • The Whispering Skull

    • Lockwood & Co., Book 2
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Katie Lyons
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 732
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 664
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 664

    In the six months since Anthony, Lucy, and George survived a night in the most haunted house in England, Lockwood and Co. hasn't made much progress. Quill Kipps and his team of Fittes agents keep swooping in on Lockwood's investigations. Finally, in a fit of anger, Anthony challenges his rival to a contest: the next time the two agencies compete on a job, the losing side will have to admit defeat in the Times newspaper.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly enjoyable

    • By D. Watkins on 09-22-14

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Empty Grave

    • Lockwood & Co., Book 5
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Emily Bevan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 561
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 524
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 522

    Five months after the events in The Creeping Shadow, we join Lockwood, Lucy, George, Holly, and their associate Quill Kipps on a perilous night mission: they have broken into the booby-trapped Fittes Mausoleum, where the body of the legendary psychic heroine Marissa Fittes lies. Or does it?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A 5-Star Finale for Lockwood & Co.

    • By Kathy @ My Nook, Books & More on 09-21-17

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Creeping Shadow

    • Lockwood & Co., Book 4
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Emily Bevan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 648
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 606
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 599

    After leaving Lockwood & Co. at the end of The Hollow Boy, Lucy is a freelance operative hiring herself out to agencies that value her ever-improving skills. One day she is pleasantly surprised by a visit from Lockwood, who tells her he needs a good Listener for a tough assignment. Penelope Fittes, the leader of the giant Fittes Agency, wants them - and only them - to locate and remove the Source for the legendary Brixton Cannibal.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 Spooky Stars for The Creeping Shadow!!

    • By Kathy @ My Nook, Books & More on 10-29-16

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Lockwood & Co.: The Screaming Staircase, Book 1

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Miranda Raison
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 954
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 888
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 886

    A sinister problem has occurred in London: all nature of ghosts, haunts, spirits, and specters are appearing throughout the city, and they aren't exactly friendly. Only young people have the psychic abilities required to see - and eradicate - these supernatural foes. Many different Psychic Detection Agencies have cropped up to handle the dangerous work, and they are in fierce competition for business.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Young Heroine since Sabriel

    • By Tango on 03-16-14

    Regular price: $33.60

    • The Hollow Boy

    • Lockwood & Co., Book 3
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Emily Bevan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 655
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 603
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 602

    As a massive outbreak of supernatural visitors baffles Scotland Yard and causes protests throughout London, Lockwood & Co. continue to demonstrate their effectiveness in exterminating spirits. Anthony Lockwood is dashing, George insightful, and Lucy dynamic, while the skull in the jar utters sardonic advice from the sidelines.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Right in line

    • By dadinUT on 09-26-15

    Regular price: $38.50

    • 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 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great series, pretty good interview

    • By Tess on 08-03-17

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Ptolemy's Gate

    • The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    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
    • Awesome. Just Awesome

    • By Rob on 09-21-08

    Regular price: $21.32

    • 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 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    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
    • Easy to get into can't wait for the next book.

    • By Paul on 09-11-13

    Regular price: $23.44

    • 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 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    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
    • Excellent Finish

    • By Joki on 09-29-17

    Regular price: $26.17

    • The Golem's Eye

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent sequel

    • By Rob on 09-29-07

    Regular price: $21.32

    • Lockwood & Co: The Hollow Boy

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Emily Bevan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    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
    • A Real Nail Biter

    • By Joki on 11-21-15

    Regular price: $25.58

    • The Last Siege

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22

    A chance encounter on the snowy slopes of a castle moat throws together three lonely teenagers: Emily, Simon, and the highly enigmatic Marcus, who is the catalyst for all that follows. At first the castle's ruins are merely the backdrop to a day in the snow. But when the three break into the forbidden interior of the keep, they find the castle taking on a different and deeper meaning. Despite the freezing conditions, they spend the night there, to experience the power of occupation.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Is this the same author!?!?!

    • By Shelly M. Felton on 09-15-06

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Creeping Shadow

    • Lockwood & Co, Book 4
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Emily Bevan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    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
    • So Darn Good!

    • By Joki on 11-27-16

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Heroes of the Valley

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 69

    Halli Sveinsson has grown up in the House of Svein, listening to the legends of the heroes as all his forefathers did. His is a peaceful society where the violence of the past has been outlawed and disputes are settled by the Council. But young Halli has never quite seemed to fit in with the others. For starters, he was not at all handsome or tall, like his attractive blond siblings. He's stumpy and swarthy, with a quick mind and aptitude for getting in trouble.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • To Emulate or Escape from (Swinish) Heroes--

    • By Jefferson on 01-16-11

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Das Amulett von Samarkand

    • Bartimäus 1
    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Martin Semmelrogge
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    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: $19.37

    • 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 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    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
    • Such An Underappreciated Series - so good!

    • By Joki on 09-16-18

    Regular price: $23.44

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