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"A brilliant chronicler of the uncanny as only those who dwell in places of dripping, graylit beauty can be."
-Joyce Carol Oates
"Grant's work in this book is classic supernatural fiction, though with some nice subtle chills, great character work and the kind of variety that makes the horror genre so rewarding."
-Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column
"Meticulously written and with carefully calculated chills."
-Peter Tennant, Black Static #37
"Like [M.R.] James (and indeed the best practitioners of the genre), Helen Grant recognises the way mystery and atmosphere are generated using strange localities . . . . a fine, well-deserved, long-overdue collection."
-Peter Bell, Ghosts & Scholars M.R. James Newsletter 24
"Grant's effortlessly simple prose style . . . makes re-reading a repeatable pleasure."
-Mark Andresen, The Pan Review
"These days, I’m not often scared by the literature I read . . . I should have read this author before, I guess! . . . . This book as a whole is remarkable . . . "
-D.F. Lewis, Real-Time Reviews
"[A] thoroughly well-written and well-rounded collection of classy old-style weird fiction . . . probably best enjoyed by a windy night and a roaring fire."
-Máiréad Casey, Writing.ie
"These are finely crafted stories . . . . It’s good to find an established writer like Mrs. Grant who is willing to make a place for the ghostly tale in her work."
-Kenneth W. Faig, Jr., Esoteric Order of Dagon #28
"It's a truism that the most frightening stories never show you the horror, but let it fester in your imagination until it's worse than anything explicit. The Sea Change & Other Stories is so true to that, I started to worry about my creaking house all over again."
-Gillian Philip, Awfully Big Reviews