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Stacy Mantle

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February 17




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Stacy Mantle first discovered her story-telling ability when, at the age of two, she successfully shifted blame for breaking a vase on her newborn brother. Writing fiction seemed to be a logical next step. She wrote her first short story at the age of 8, for which she won a prestigious writing award. She followed this success with a screenplay five years later, for which she received no acclaim at all.

Her first love is animals, and when she's not rescuing them, she's writing about them. In her spare time, she enjoys archery, reading, and avoiding reality. She currently lives in the deserts of the southwest with three dogs, several cats, and a very understanding husband.

You can learn more about her at her website.

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“Never love a wild thing, Mr. Bell,' Holly advised him. 'That was Doc's mistake. He was always lugging home wild things. A hawk with a hurt wing. One time it was a full-grown bobcat with a broken leg. But you can't give your heart to a wild thing: the more you do, the stronger they get. Until they're strong enough to run into the woods. Or fly into a tree. Then a taller tree. Then the sky. That's how you'll end up, Mr. Bell. If you let yourself love a wild thing. You'll end up looking at the sky."
"She's drunk," Joe Bell informed me.
"Moderately," Holly confessed....Holly lifted her martini. "Let's wish the Doc luck, too," she said, touching her glass against mine. "Good luck: and believe me, dearest Doc -- it's better to look at the sky than live there. Such an empty place; so vague. Just a country where the thunder goes and things disappear.”
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“Yeah, well you know what they say. Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense.”
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Rogier hi ya

message 2: by Kris

Kris Neri Good chatting with you, Stacy. I'm looking forward to reading your book!


Kris Neri
Magical Alienation: A Samantha Brennan and Annabelle Haggerty Magical Mystery

message 3: by Stacy

Stacy Mantle Great meeting you as well! I hope to be able to get up to your store one day soon - it would be a nice (and much needed) break from the greater Phoenix area! :)

Kris wrote: "Good chatting with you, Stacy. I'm looking forward to reading your book!

message 4: by Linda

Linda Parkinson-Hardman Hi Stacy

Nice to meet you and thanks so much for accepting my Friend request here on goodreads. I wish you happy reading in 2012 and look forward to seeing your updates and reviews.

Linda PH :-)

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