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I’m Lisa Manterfield and I love telling stories.

I’m a curious cat and I’m fascinated by human behavior and what makes people tick.

I love fish-out-of-water stories of ordinary people in extraordinary situations, especially if those situations delve into the unexplained.

I love digging up nuggets of history—not the vast sweeping stories of events that changed the world, but the personal stories of people making their way through life while history happened around them.

Like many of my characters, I grew up in the north of England. Although my hometown of Sheffield is a big city, I fell head-over-heels in love with the surrounding countryside and spent most of my early years outdoors.

In school, I became my county’s orienteering champion, which m...more


It’s been a wild couple of weeks for The Skeptic’s Guide to Reincarnation and I’m just now coming back to earth and taking a breath. It began last month when I learned SGR and I had made the finals of the San Francisco Writer’s Conference contest. We didn’t win, but we were honored to make […]


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Lisa Manterfield Thanks to everyone who entered the book giveaway. Congratulations to Annie. Your book is in the mail!


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