• "If you’re in the market to have your pants scared off this Halloween, this atmospheric tale, finely balanced between horror and humour, will definitely do the trick . . . There are few writers whose work I look forward to more."

    Imogen Russell Williams, Middle Grade Strikes Back
  • "Publication of a new Lockwood and Co. adventure must qualify as one of the literary events of the year. Jonathan Stroud not only writes like a dream, he creates some of the most inventive, most exciting storylines around."

    Andrea Reece, LoveReading
  • "Brilliant as ever."

  • "I enjoyed it so much, I hope there will be yet another book soon to follow in this fabulously told series."

    Amazed Earthling, with Guardian Children's Books
  • "I love this series so much, the characters are funny . . . the ghosts are awesome."

    An Awful Lot of Reading