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.
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Never Fear - The Apocalypse
by William F. Nolan, Matthew Costello, F. Paul Wilson, Heather Graham, Tim Waggoner, Thomas F. Monteleone, Brendan Deneen, Jason Brock, Patrick Freivald, Lisa Mannetti, Lee Lawless, Tori Eldridge, Mathew Kaufman, Jeff DePew, Lance Taubold, Ed DeAngelis, Crystal Perkins, & Ron Goulart
Apocalypse-definition: the complete final destruction of the world, especially as described from the Book of Revelation in The Bible; an event involving destruction or damage on an awesome or catastrophic level.
Eighteen bestselling and award-winning authors have contributed their visions of the apocalypse.
The New Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn (Adult Edition)
by Lisa Mannetti
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.
Never Fear - The Tarot
by Invoke Books, Heather Graham, Michael A. Stackpole, Matthew Costello, Tim Waggoner, C.L. Wilson, Rebecca Paisley, Lisa Mannetti, Patrick Freivald, Jennifer St. Giles, Lori Avocato, Tori Eldridge, Jaime Rush, Mathew Kaufman, Ed DeAngelis, Lee Lawless, Lance Taubold, Jason Pozzessere, Crystal Perkins, Richard Devin, Tara Nina, Linda Parisi, Jeff DePew, Hal Bodner, C.M.C. Dobbs, Michael M. Hughes, & Aidan Russell
Never Fear - The Tarot: Do You Really Want To Know?
13Thirty Books asked twenty-six authors to agree to write stories based on the Tarot, with the cards determining which stories the authors would write.
Over the course of several months we reached out to some of the best genre authors and proposed our idea.
Once we had our authors, we took a tarot deck and a list of all twenty-six names.
The Box Jumper
by Lisa Mannetti
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.
Never Fear - Christmas Terrors
by Liah Penn, Heather Graham, F. Paul Wilson, Jon Land, Thomas F. Monteleone, Erin McCarthy, Lisa Mannetti, Connie Corcoran Wilson, Jeff DePew, Lance Taubold, Lee Lawless, Elle J Rossi, Ed DeAngelis, Debby Grahl, Lisa Harris, Aidan Russell, Crystal Perkins, Richard Devin, Mathew Kaufman, & G. R. Linden
Twenty-Two Tales of Christmas Terror ranging from ancient Iceland to modern-day Iraq by New York Times Bestselling and award-winning authors, including: a new ghost story by Heather Graham, a Repairman Jack Christmas adventure by F. Paul Wilson, a spine tingling tale by master of horror Thomas F. Monteleone, and a special tale of Christmas wonder by Jon Land
The New Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn (YA Edition)
by Lisa Mannetti
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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