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  • - The Empty Grave
    by Jonathan Stroud
    £8.49

    Want to hear a ghost story? That s good. I know a few . . .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 though the team have their suspicions about just how dead she might be. What they discover changes everything.Pitched into a desperate race to get to the truth behind the country s ghost epidemic, the team ignite a final, epic battle against the Fittes agency. A battle that will force them to journey to the Other Side, and face the most terrifying enemy they have ever known. Can everyone make it out alive?Join Lucy, Lockwood, George and Holly for one last time as they battle ghosts and humans for truth and justice in this breathtaking finale to the bestselling series.'Stroud is a genius' Rick Riordan

  • - Book 1
    by Jonathan Stroud
    £8.49

    When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood & Co. step in . . . Instead she finds herself joining the smallest most ramshackle agency in the city, run by the charismatic Anthony Lockwood. Your nights will never be the same again . .

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £8.49

  • - Signed
    by Jonathan Stroud
    £8.49

    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.

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £8.99

    Fans of the Bartimaeus sequence 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 irascible 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. The comic relief is perfectly timed, the dialogue sharp and snappy and the fiendishly clever plot perfectly handled with Jonathan's trademark flair and command of language. Thrills, chills and a danger-spiked finale make Ring of Solomon an absolute must-read.

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £8.49

    The tremendous climax of the Bartimaeus sequence. 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 advisers, 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 with an alliance between djinn and ordinary people.Kitty seeks out Bartimaeus and embarks on a terrifying journey into the djinn's chaotic domain the Other Place which no human being has ever survived. But even as she does so, Makepeace engineers a dramatic coup d'etat.The outcome is a shattering of the magicians' control and all magical laws are turned upside down. Can Bartimaeus, Nathaniel and Kitty settle old scores to prevent the earth's destruction?

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £8.99 - 10.99

    Måske har du allerede læst de tre første bøger om den dødsensfarlige (og selvoptagne) dæmon, Bartimæus? Hvis du har det, har du sikkert både grint højt og bidt negle af spænding! Nu får du chancen for at finde ud af, hvad der skete med Bartimæus i meget gamle dage … Aldrig så snart har Bartimæus fortæret sin troldmandsherre og undsluppet menneskenes ligegyldige verden, før han bliver tvunget tilbage. Og til hvad? Udmattende, kedeligt tempelbyggeri for Kong Salomon i Jerusalem … Hvis ikke det var for de uhyggelige kræfter i Salomons ring, var der intet, der ville kunne tvinge så smuk og begavet en dæmon som Bartimæus til så ydmygende arbejde!Men da snigmorderen Asmira kommer til byen, bliver Bartimæus’ tilværelse straks mere … hm, spændende. Asmira vil have Salomons ring, og hun vil have Bartimæus til at stjæle den for sig. Det lyder som det rene selvmord, men end ikke alverdens fornærmelser og salver af brillant sarkasme kan få Asmira til at ombestemme sig. Bartimæus må kaste sig ud i sin hidtil sværeste opgave nogensinde … De tre første bøger i Bartimæus-serien er udgivet i mere end 35 lande og har solgt 5 millioner eksemplarer. Selv den mest forfængelige dæmon må vist medgive, at det er helt forrygende!AMULETTEN FRA SAMARKAND’En af årets mest bemærkelsværdige udgivelser’ Sunday TimesGOLEMS ØJE’[…] en suveræn toer – serien kan i den grad anbefales […]’ TroldspejletPTOLOMÆUS PORTEN’Læn dig tilbage og hold godt fast med denne tempofyldte og konstant spændende sidste del […]’ Fortællingen.dk

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £6.49

    Velkommen til den første fantastiske, magiske, lårklaskende og neglebidende fortælling om den dødsensfarlige (og selvoptagne) dæmon, Bartimæus, og hans unge herre og mester, Nathan.Da den 5.000 år gamle djinn Bartimæus bliver tilkaldt af en splejset, ung troldmandslærling ved navn Nathan, regner han ikke med at skulle foretage sig noget mere anstrengende end lidt hokuspokus og svæven omkring – og måske få sig en lærlingeformet snack. Nathan er dog fuldt ud klar over Bartimæus’ evner og appetit, og han har noget langt farligere i tankerne: hævn over en ældre troldmand!Meget mod sin vilje bliver Bartimæus sendt af sted for at stjæle amuletten fra Samarkand fra Simon Lovelace, en hensynsløs og magtfuld overtroldmand. Men før de får set sig om, er både djinni og lærling fanget i en livsfarlig malstrøm af magiske intriger, mord og oprør.De tre første bøger i Bartimæus-serien er udgivet i mere end 35 lande og har solgt 5 millioner eksemplarer. Selv den mest forfængelige dæmon må vist medgive, at det er helt forrygende!

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £5.49

    Drengen Nathan, der er i lære som troldmand, møder den ambitiøse og magtbegærlige supertroldmand og minister Simon Lovelace, der ydmyger ham på det groveste!Nathan sværger, at han vil tage en grusom hævn og lejligheden byder sig, da han får nys om, at Lovelace ligger inde med et særligt magisk klenodie, nemlig Amuletten fra Samarkand!I en perlerække af hæsblæsende kapitler, der skildrer begivenhederne fra flere synsvinkler, suges læseren ind i et svimlende og ualmindelig dramatisk handlingsforløb, der kulminerer ved en konference på et engelsk herresæde!Amuletten fra Samarkand er første del af Bartimæus trilogien, skrevet af Jonathan Stroud i en herlig kynisk-ironisk og humoristisk tone, der er en absolut fornyelse inden for fantasy-genren!

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    £8.49

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  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £11.49

    The first volume in the brilliant, bestselling Bartimaeus sequence, now adapted into a stunning graphic novel format - this is Bartimaeus as you've never seen him before!Nathaniel, a young magician's apprentice, has revenge on his mind. Desperate to defy his master and take on more challenging spells, he secretly summons the 5000-year-old djinni, Bartimaeus. But Bartimaeus's task is not an easy one - he must steal the powerful Amulet of Samarkand from Simon Lovelace, a master magician of unrivalled ruthlessness and ambition. Before long, Bartimaeus and Nathaniel are caught up in a terrifying flood of intrigue, rebellion and murder.Set in modern-day London controlled by magicians, this brilliant adaptation of Jonathan Stroud's bestselling novel will enthral readers of all ages.

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £10.49

    When Emily, Simon and Marcus discover the deserted castle, it seems like an escape from the midwinter snows and their individual loneliness. But their occupation of the ruin quickly takes on a momentum of its own, and soon threatens their friendship, their freedom and their lives.

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £10.49

    Two brothers, Michael and Stephen MacIntyre, together with their sister Sarah and the local vicar Tom Aubrey, uncover a deadly secret buried near their village. But time is short: can they prevent the awakening of an ancient evil before its powers corrupt them for ever?

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £8.49

    Lucy has left Lockwood & Co. A freelance operative, she is hiring herself out to other agencies - agencies that might value her ever-improving skills. But now Lockwood needs her help. Penelope Fittes, leader of the well-renowned Fittes Agency wants Lockwood & Co.

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £8.49

    This second volume of the brilliant, bestselling Bartimaeus sequence. Two years have passed since the events of The Amulet of Samarkand and the young magician Nathaniel is rising fast through the government ranks. But his career is suddenly threatened by a series of terrifying crises. A dangerous golem makes random attacks on London and other raids, even more threatening, are perpetrated by the Resistance. Nathaniel and Bartimaeus travel to Prague, enemy city of ancient magic, but while they are there uproar breaks out at home and Nathaniel returns to find his reputation in tatters. Can he rescue it from his Machiavellian adversaries in the government bent on his destruction? A thrilling sequel in which the relationship between the young magician and the djinni remains as teasing and complex as ever.

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £8.99

    The first volume in the brilliant, bestselling Bartimaeus sequence. 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: revenge. Against his will, Bartimaeus is packed off to steal the powerful Amulet of Samarkand from Simon Lovelace, a master magician of unrivalled ruthlessness and ambition. Before long, both djinni and apprentice are caught up in a terrifying flood of magical intrigue, murder and rebellion. Set in a modern-day London controlled by magicians, this hilarious, electrifying thriller will enthral readers of all ages.

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £6.49 - 10.99

    Tre år efter de dramatiske begivenheder i "Golems øje" er Nathan – eller rettere John Mandrake – for alvor kommet højt på strå og er blevet udnævnt til informationsminister.Krigen mod de oprørske kolonister i Nordamerika trækker i langdrag, og i London får lægfolket sværere og sværere ved at undertrykke deres utilfredshed med troldmandsstyret. Der udbryder strejker og endda regulære optøjer, og da Nathan samtidig kommer på sporet af en utilfreds flok troldmænd, som planlægger et kup mod regeringen, får han for alvor travlt. Især da det viser sig, at bagmanden er den gådefulde Hopkins, som spillede en lige så gådefuld rolle i balladen med golemen.Nathan har brug for hjælp og sætter den sarkastiske djinni Bartimæus på sagen.Men Bartimæus er ikke meget bevendt. Han er kun en skygge af sig selv, han er træt, hans essens er tyndslidt og sommetider har han end ikke kræfter til at fyre en rapkæftet bemærkning af!Kan det virkelig passe, at hans eneste redning i nødens stund er Kitty Jones, den sorthårede pige fra den gamle modbevægelse?I denne tredje og sidste del af Bartimæus trilogien løftes sløret for Bartimæus' fortid.En fantastisk og overraskende afslutning!

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £9.49

    Everyone says that Max is drowned, but Charlie thinks differently: she was in the mill-pool with him, and knows exactly what she saw. When she begins to see him in her dreams, her hopes are raised. It seems the reunion she craves is possible. But where exactly is Max leading her? And will she be able to return?

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £6.49

    Velkommen til den anden fantastiske, magiske, lårklaskende og neglebidende fortælling om den dødsensfarlige (og selvoptagne) dæmon, Bartimæus, og hans unge herre og mester, Nathan.To år er gået siden de voldsomme begivenheder om amuletten fra Samarkand, og den unge troldmand Nathan, får stadig mere betydningsfulde poster i regeringen. Men hans karriere trues pludselig, da London angribes af en rædselsvækkende golem, et dansende skelet og – måske farligst af alt – en række angreb fra Modbevægelsen. Nathan og Bartimæus rejser til den fjendtlige by Prag for at spore den gamle magi bag golemmen, men mens de forsøger at finde rundt i Prags krogede gader, bryder åbent oprør ud derhjemme, og Nathan får fornemmelsen af, at han ikke bare kæmper mod rasende dæmoner og Modbevægelsen, men at også kræfter internt i regeringen har en finger med i spillet …De tre første bøger i Bartimæus-serien er udgivet i mere end 35 lande og har solgt 5 millioner eksemplarer. Selv den mest forfængelige dæmon må vist medgive, at det er helt forrygende!

  • by Jonathan Stroud
    £10.99

    Den unge troldmand, Nathan, har arbejdet sig op på regeringsplan, da en golem angriber London!Nathan og den magtfulde og uærbødige djinni, Bartimæus, må rejse til Prag for at finde oprindelsen til denne golems magt!I London optrappes krigen med Modbevægelsen og Kitty og hendes medsammensvorne planlægger det dristigste kup nogensinde!Et dansende skelet over London, en dristig kidnapning og rædselsvækkende møder med det frygtede Natpoliti fører til en kidnapning og den gruelige golem bidrager til at afsløre bagmændenes identitet!Golems øje er en rædselsvækkende, løssluppen og eventyrladet fortsættelse af Amuletten fra Samarkand og anden del i Bartimæus

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