Nykolas Freeman died four hundred years ago. On a cold night, you can still hear his victims screaming.
When Laura and her family move to a remote house in the English countryside, they have no idea of the macabre events that took place more than four centuries ago. It's said that a priest once hid in the walls of the house and was never seen again. Some say he hides there still...
Laura doesn't believe in ghosts, but when she and her sister start hearing scratching sounds and whispers from within the walls, it becomes clear that spirits in and around the house have some unfinished business. Is there really a priest still hidden somewhere nearby? Does the ghost of his tormentor still roam the forest? And why has Laura started to experience a series of intensely vivid waking dreams in which she finds herself in the same house, hundreds of years ago?
The Priest Hole is a horror novel about two sisters uncovering the dark forces in their new home, and about the divisions that once threatened to tear England apart. Contains violent scenes.