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"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