• "The second volume in Jonathan Stroud's exceptional series . . . Stroud's writing is inventive and funny, but be warned: this is packed with grisly ghouls and is not perhaps for the faint-hearted."

    Lorna Bradbury, Sunday Telegraph
  • "Seriously scary, brilliant prose."

  • "Plenty of humour alongside the chills."

    Financial Times
  • "I’ve waited with baited breath for the second instalment of Jonathan Stroud’s Lockwood & Co novels. At last, The Whispering Skull is here and it is definitely worth the wait."

    Scotsman Teen review
  • "Stroud delivers another riveting narrative"