"Clever, serpentine, and surprising"
- Nick Rennison, The Sunday Times Culture
“I am thrilled that Neil has joined the Quercus team. I found his novel both fascinating in its historical and social detail, and frankly terrifying in its story of the ghostly events at Borley Rectory.. I can’t wait to publish this novel.”
- Jo Dickinson, Paperback Publisher, Quercus (Publisher of the Year 2011)
"a deft, spooky, psychological drama based on a true story."
- Eithne Farry, Daily Mail
"A substantial fictional sweetmeat. Close the curtains and prepare to be pleasantly scared."
- Imogen Russell Williams,The Metro
"I was gripped by the supernatural menace, and by the gradual revelation of mysteries and secrets...
"Engrossing...a chilling English ghost story..."
"8/10 A great story that had us hooked in record time and kept us in its grasp up to the final page.
- Scott McMullon, SoSoGay
"5 Stars. Mixing fact with fiction and told from the point of view of a ghost hunter's assistant in the 1920s/1930s, this is a chilling ghost story with lots of twists and turns. As the ghost hunter Harry Price and his assistant Sarah Grey investigate the haunted Borley Rectory, determined to prove there are no ghosts, they find things are not all as they seem. Truly scary at some points this is a must-read for any horrror fan."
- Lucy OConnor, Bookseller, Waterstones Walton on Thames
“A fascinating and cleverly presented ghost story, with a compelling and attractive narrator, a dashing protagonist, and a pleasingly period feel. There is a wonderful mixture of chills and pathos, humour and drama, with an unexpected twist that really packs a dramatic punch.”
- Reader Report, William Morris Endeavour
The Ghost Hunters is a psychological horror story that haunts the senses with each turn of the page. Spring has skilfully blended fact with fiction to re-imagine the life of Harry Price, London’s most notorious ghost hunter.
- Pam McIlroy, Book bloger