In a world where ghosts are appearing and causing trouble, children with their special psychic powers are needed to help combat the problem. Lucy, George and Lockwood have these powers and together they make up the psychic detective agency called Lockwood & Co. They are keen to take on a new case and to prove themselves better than the large and impressive Fitters agency. They also need to understand how the talking skull they own works. It’s a busy and dangerous time and their involvement in helping seal a strange and frightening coffin in Kensal Rise cemetery leads to an exciting and hair-rising adventure.
An exciting and fast moving story, full of creepy ghosts, ghoulish cemeteries, sinister characters and disturbing discoveries. This is the second book of five in the series but you do not need to read the first book to follow the story. The story is enjoyable and exciting, set in an interesting world peopled with unsettled spirits.