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

Never Fear - The Apocalypse
Series: Never Fear. Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 127,660. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Invoke Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Horror » General
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)
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.
Never Fear - The Tarot
Series: Never Fear. Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 179,410. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Occult
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
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.
Never Fear - Christmas Terrors
Series: Never Fear. Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 163,150. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015 by Invoke Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Horror » General
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)
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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