Neil Spring is a novelist, entrepreneur and Senior Communications Manager for the John Lewis Partnership. He has a lifelong interest in the paranormal and unexplained. During a visit to the Harry Price Library of Magical Literature at Senate House, Bloomsbury, he discovered a wealth of material that provided the inspiration and basis for The Ghost Hunters. He holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) from Somerville College, Oxford University, where he wrote a thesis on the significance of paranormal events. Neil is currently writing his second novel, based on UFO sightings during the Cold War. He is Welsh and lives in London.