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Thea writes what she calls left-of-mainstream fiction. No matter what the theme, it's often dark, gritty, edgy, and doesn't fit into any one recognizable genre.

She has been an editor, a freelancer, and a teacher, but fiction is her passion. She now blogs and writes and twitters. Not necessarily in that order.

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Water Witch (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: ALAYSHA is a witch who has more power than she can control and her father uses that gift to decimate his enemies. Over her seventeen years, her power has enabled him to become the Emir of a large land, where even as the conqueror's daughter, she suffers the prejudice and fear of those around her. When she is asked to annihilate an entire peaceful village, she doesn't realize it is the last of her own mother's tribe, and only discovers too late that the battle she has won for her father may cost her the only connection she has to her past, and with it the secrets to managing her gift. She needs to find the one person who managed to escape her power, the charismatic Yenic, a youth who seems to know more than he wants to tell and who has become the target of her father's next campaign. With orders to kill, she sets out on a mission of her own very much in contrast to the one her father wishes her to fulfill. The trouble is, there is someone else out there who would use the water witch for his own gain, and unless she can find a way to consolidate who is the real enemy from supposed ones, her entire homeland of Sarum, the only three people she loves, and countless other innocent people will die.
THROWING CLAY SHADOWS (History)
1 chapters   —   updated Sep 10, 2011 06:06AM
Description: A book in the Flesh of the Gods series. available very soon from Amazon
One Insular Tahiti: Kindle edition (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 16, 2011 02:11PM
Description: a dark litfic tale of an unborn soul's choices and the consequences
Flash Fiction (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 16, 2011 12:44PM
Description: This is a fantasy flash I originally wrote for Sarah Barnard's blog during my April Blog Streak. I hope you enjoy.
Secret Language of Crows: Chapter 1 (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 14, 2011 04:19PM
Description: Olivia needs to escape the abusive same-sex relationship she finds herself in. When her father suffers a stroke and requires 24-hour care, she recognizes an opportunity to start fresh. The problem is that she must return to childhood home full of memories that drove her away in the first place, and that sent her brother spiraling into addiction. What secrets lie at the family homestead that Olivia wants to bury? In order to avoid her own self-destruction, Olivia must find a way to resolve her mother's suicide, her brother's addiction, and her father's need to be understood-- even if it means she must delve into the darkest parts of her own psyche.
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Water Witch (Elemental Magic, #1) by Thea Atkinson
"Alaysha has the power to end them all, she is a water witch. Ostracised and feared for her gift, she is used as a weapon by her father to decimate those who oppose him. She is tired of being used and runs away only to stumble on to an evil man muc..." Read more of this review »
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"“When a witch can't control her own power, others will try to control her.” Alaysha is a unique witch raised by an emotionally distant father who uses her as a weapon to gain more land and control his subjects. She is raised in isolation and taugh..." Read more of this review »
Water Witch (Elemental Magic, #1) by Thea Atkinson
"I recieved a complimentary copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. This book was a little slow in the beginning but quickly picked up. It is interesting and kept my attention because I wanted to find out more. Alaysha is a Water Witch w..." Read more of this review »
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“Consider the subtleness of the sea; how its most dreaded creatures glide under water, unapparent for the most part, and treacherously hidden beneath the loveliest tints of azure. Consider also the devilish brilliance and beauty of many of its most remorseless tribes, as the dainty embellished shape of many species of sharks. Consider, once more, the universal cannibalism of the sea; all whose creatures prey upon each other, carrying on eternal war since the world began.

Consider all this; and then turn to the green, gentle, and most docile earth; consider them both, the sea and the land; and do you not find a strange analogy to something in yourself? For as this appalling ocean surrounds the verdant land, so in the soul of man there lies one insular Tahiti, full of peace and joy, but encompassed by all the horrors of the half-known life. God keep thee! Push not off from that isle, thou canst never return!”
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message 9: by Thea

Thea Atkinson Thanks. same to you too. Hope you're ready for the holidays.


Natasha Slight Nice to meet you, Thea! :)


message 7: by Thea

Thea Atkinson Rai wrote: "Hi Thea,

It's great to connect with you here, too! I'm a huge Goodreads fan :)

Your novella, Formed of Clay, sounds interesting!

Cheers,

Rai"


well forgive me. I had no idea this comment was here, and it was in AUGUST. oh my. no excuse except GR does boggle my mind at times. thanks for the comment about Formed of Clay.

Where do you hangout here on GR? it's still all a bit of a muddle to me.


message 6: by Thea

Thea Atkinson Heavens, i just found this spot where I could comment and read comments from friends....I had no idea it was here, and I had no idea I had ANY comments from folks. Please, do forgive me my GR ineptitude


message 5: by Rai

Rai Hi Thea,

It's great to connect with you here, too! I'm a huge Goodreads fan :)

Your novella, Formed of Clay, sounds interesting!

Cheers,

Rai


message 4: by Stacy

Stacy Juba Hi Thea, thanks for adding me as a friend!


message 3: by Tam

Tam Hi Thea, Thanks for the friend-vite. I look forward to keeping in touch.


message 2: by Maria

Maria Hi Thea, great to see you on Goodreads :)


message 1: by Simon

Simon Thanks for seeking me out, Thea.


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