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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
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THE SMALLEST THING Audiobook Blog Tour Starts Today

The new audiobook of The Smallest Thing is heading out on tour! Beginning today, September 12, through September 18, you can follow Em as she visits audiobook bloggers and reviewers. I’ll be doing interviews and Q&As, as well as sharing some Top Ten lists. some of the bloggers will be sharing their reviews of The […]


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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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