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Lisa Manterfield

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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
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Em’s Book Birthday = Presents for You

Today is the 3rd Book Birthday of THE SMALLEST THING! When the book came out in 2017, I never imagined we’d be living our own version of the story. But here we are. Regardless, I am celebrating. I have birthday gifts for YOU. Three winners will each have a choice of prizes. Up for grabs are: […]


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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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