While writing A Strange Companion, I did a lot of research into past lives. I read some of the pre-eminent experts in reincarnation and sifted through countless stories of past life experiences. But perhaps the most intriguing day of research came when I attended a Hay House conference and subjected … [Read More]
I’m Lisa Manterfield and I love to tell stories.
I’m a curious cat, 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.
Get a behind-the-scenes peek at the writing life on my blog (and yes, I wear slippers to work every day).
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"Curiosity didn’t kill the cat; it gave her material for stories." - Lisa
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Recently on the blog…
My new novel, The Smallest Thing, comes out on July 18th. It’s the story of Em, a young woman on the brink of embarking on her new life, who finds herself trapped in a dull English village by a government-imposed quarantine. It’s a story of “self-sacrifice, the power of human touch, and the need … [Read More]
What do you buy for the dad who has everything (and by everything I mean you)? If your dad is a bookish dad, then lucky you. You can ditch the dull ties and give him a gift that speaks to his inner bibliophile and lets him know that, despite the fact that he’s, you know, a dad, he still retains a … [Read More]