Lisa Mannetti

Biography

Lisa Mannetti’s debut novel, The Gentling Box, garnered a Bram Stoker Award and she was nominated in 2010 both for her novella, “Dissolution,” and a short story, “1925: A Fall River Halloween.” She has also authored The New Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn (2011); Deathwatch, a compilation of novellas—including “Dissolution”; a macabre gag book, 51 Fiendish Ways to Leave Your Lover (2010); two nonfiction books; and numerous articles and short stories in newspapers, magazines, and anthologies.

Her story “Everybody Wins,” which was included in the Uncommon Assassins anthology,was made into a short film by director Paul Leyden, starring Malin Ackerman and released under the title Bye-Bye Sally. The film has been posted on YouTube.

Lisa's story, "Paraphilia," was published in Zippered Flesh: Tales of Body Enhancements Gone Bad!

Her suspense story, "Everybody Wins," appeared in Uncommon Assassins.

Her horror story, "The Hunger Artist," was published in Zippered Flesh 2: More Tales of Body Enhancements Gone Bad. The story was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award.

Smart Rhino has also reissued Lisa's novel The New Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn.

Where to find Lisa Mannetti online


Where to buy in print


Books

The New Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn (Adult Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017 by Smart Rhino Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Tom and Huck have reincarnated as twin white cats, and they're now familiars for a modern-day witch—and, of course, they want to be boys again! This whimsical novel by Lisa Mannetti captures the flavor of Twain's writing, yet brings Tom and Huck to life in a contemporary framework that is utterly delightful! This is the Adult Edition.
The Box Jumper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,680. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016 by Smart Rhino Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
In Lisa Mannetti's wonderfully disturbing novella, THE BOX JUMPER, we meet Leona Derwatt, Houdini's assistant on and off stage, and one of his mistresses. Houdini not only takes her into his confidence, teaching her the intricacies of his magic, but teams with her as they confront and expose fraudulent psychics and mediums of their day.
The New Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn (YA Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,700. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Smart Rhino Publications. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Tom and Huck have reincarnated as twin white cats, and they're now familiars for a modern-day witch—and, of course, they want to be boys again! This whimsical novel by Lisa Mannetti captures the flavor of Twain's writing, yet brings Tom and Huck to life in a contemporary framework that is utterly delightful! This is the Young Adult (YA) Edition.

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