"4 out of 5 - an undemanding, enjoyable "quickie" - apparently from King's pre-fame days. A bit heavy-handed and obvious in it's attempts to elicit sympathy for the protagonist, but just about succeeds"
"5 out of 5 - in attempting to bring the classic ghost stories of James, Blackwood et al. bang up to date, Nevill has done something remarkable - he has written a book that is worthy of those masters."
"4 out of 5 - a slow, stately English gothic - the atmospheric setting is the star of the show, but the thriller elements are enjoyable too. Virgin Books are doing a great service to the horror shelves"