The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood & Co., #1)

The Screaming Staircase


When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood & Co. step in . . . 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…


I enjoyed reading this unique story of young adults battling ghosts in a ‘changed’ London environment. The story is told through the female antagonist and offers a strong model for young girls in a story that boys would enjoy.

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