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    • ISBN:9781784298616
    • Publication date:19 Oct 2017

The Lost Village

A Haunting Page-Turner With A Twist You'll Never See Coming!

By Neil Spring

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Inspired by real historical events, this is the second novel by Neil Spring featuring the notorious real-life ghost hunter, Harry Price. The critically acclaimed ITV drama Harry Price: Ghost Hunter, starring Rafe Spall, was adapted from Spring's first novel, The Ghost Hunters.

'What a fantastic, spooky, action packed, page turning thriller ... the best I've read in ages' Amazon reviewer

'In my opinion, this is his best work to date with a compelling story that blends just the right amount of truth and fiction to keep the reader completely hooked' Amazon reviewer

'Neil Spring is Agatha Christie meets James Herbert' STEPHEN VOLK


A haunting thriller with an unforgettable twist

The remote village of Imber - remote, lost and abandoned. The outside world hasn't been let in since soldiers forced the inhabitants out, much to their contempt.

But now, a dark secret threatens all who venture near. Everyone is in danger, and only Harry Price can help. Reluctantly reunited with his former assistant Sarah Grey, he must unlock the mystery of Imber, and unsurface the secrets someone thought were long buried. But will Sarah's involvement be the undoing of them both?

Also by Neil Spring:

The Ghost Hunters

The Watchers

Biographical Notes

Neil Spring was born in south Wales in 1981. He started writing at the age of twenty-eight. Between 1999 and 2002 he studied philosophy, politics and economics at Somerville College, Oxford. In 2013 he published The Ghost Hunters, a paranormal thriller based on the life of Harry Price. The Ghost Hunters received outstanding reviews and has been adapted into a major television drama under the title Harry Price: Ghost Hunter for ITV. Neil is Welsh and lives in London. The Watchers is his second novel. You can contact him on Twitter @NeilSpring or visit him at www.neilspring.com.

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  • ISBN: 9781784298623
  • Publication date: 19 Oct 2017
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Sinister ... A real page-turner — Tatler
A tense supernatural page-turner, loaded with atmospheric dread. Perfect for those long autumn nights — Paul Finch
Masterfully mixing history with a damned fine ghost story, The Lost Village contains echoes of James Herbert at his spectral best. Neil Spring has produced another atmospheric read, and his Sarah Grey is a narrator who's hard to forget — Angela Slatter, author of the World Fantasy Award-winning The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings
There's nothing like a good ghost story, and this supernatural mystery kept me guessing to the last page. Neil Spring is Agatha Christie meets James Herbert — Stephen Volk
With Halloween looming, there's no better time to curl up with something truly spooky - and The Lost Village is certainly that ... [a] sinister tale — Isabelle Broom, Heat
Chilling... an intelligent ghost story — The Lady
Spooky and tense with a truly horrifying denouement. — Sunday Express, S Magazine
Prepare to be spooked — Candis
Prepare to be pleasantly scared — Metro on The Ghost Hunters
A deft, spooky psychological drama based on a true story — Daily Mail on The Ghost Hunters
Surprising, serpentine and clever — Sunday Times on The Ghost Hunters
Spring's fast-paced and often deliciously creepy novel has an orphaned hero, a spooky, isolated farmhouse and things that go bump in the night . . . highly readable — The Herald on The Watchers
Genuinely spine chilling . . . an excellent blending of fact and fiction — Light Magazine on The Ghost Hunters
Brimming with suspense and ghostly apparitions, Spring's scorching thriller moves at a cracking pace and with a stunning twist in its devil's tail, this is the perfect reading companion for the witching hours of winter. — Lancashire Evening Post
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