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Contrary to popular belief, most authors do have day jobs just like everyone else. Lisa’s happily freelancing for an advertising agency as an editor and proofreader. In her previous corporate life, she’s been a magazine editor, advertising copywriter, and writer of corporate marketing materials of every description.

Lisa is the national bestselling author of The Raine Benares novels, a series of six comedic fantasy adventures. Her next series—The SPI Files—is an urban fantasy that’s been described as Stephanie Plum meets Men in Black. It will debut on December 31, 2013.

Lisa is a voracious collector of fountain pens both vintage and modern. She lives in North Carolina with her husband, two spoiled-rotten retired racing greyhounds, and a Jack...more


As I think I’ve said before, I read all the time — especially when I’m writing. The problem is finding time to read (or do anything besides write) when I’m on a tight deadline. Over the past year or so, I’ve started buying a lot of ebooks. If I’m reading a series that I started [...]
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Average rating: 3.95 · 13,906 ratings · 1,069 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
Magic Lost, Trouble Found (...
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Armed & Magical (Raine Bena...
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The Trouble with Demons (Ra...
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Con & Conjure (Raine Benare...
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Magic Lost, Trouble Found Armed & Magical The Trouble with Demons Bewitched & Betrayed Con & Conjure All Spell Breaks Loose
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message 11: by Lisa

Lisa Kevin wrote: "Hi Lisa

Just a quick note to tell you about a pleasant surprise, I was watching the latest Felicia Day’s The Flog, and she holds up your new book and talks about the series.
You can find the vide..."


Thanks for the heads up, Kevin! I saw it yesterday. Isn't it great? Felicia is such a sweetheart!


message 10: by Kevin

Kevin Hi Lisa

Just a quick note to tell you about a pleasant surprise, I was watching the latest Felicia Day’s The Flog, and she holds up your new book and talks about the series.
You can find the video on Youtube Geek & Sundry. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVaC6T...


message 9: by MissM

MissM Oooh! I just happened to accidentally come across Bewitched & Betrayed on Amazon. Didn't realize it was coming out. So happy surprise for me!


message 8: by Lisa

Lisa Thank you, Joanne! I'm so glad you enjoy my books. : ) Two weeks from Tuesday (April 27), Bewitched & Betrayed hits bookstores. I think it's my best book yet.

Take care!
Lisa


Neko :3 Thanks for accepting me. :) I think your books are amazing!!


message 6: by Lisa

Lisa Anna wrote: "Thanks for adding me as a friend. I absolutely love your books and hope you continue to write more. Can't wait till the newest one comes out. :)"

Thank you, Anna! I'm working on Raine's fifth and sixth adventures now. : )

Take care!
Lisa


message 5: by Anna

Anna N. Thanks for adding me as a friend. I absolutely love your books and hope you continue to write more. Can't wait till the newest one comes out. :)


message 4: by Lisa

Lisa Hi Bradley,

You're most welcome!

Take care,
Lisa





message 2: by Lisa

Lisa Excellent!!


I am Bastet You'll probably be happy to know that when I search your books on this website, on the side bar where the "people with similar tastes viewed" list is, Jim Butcher shows up :-)


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