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Thea Harrison

aka Amanda Carpenter

Thea Harrison is the pen name for author Teddy Harrison. Thea has traveled extensively, having lived in England and explored Europe for several years. Now she resides in northern California. She wrote her first book, a romance, when she was nineteen and had sixteen romances published under the name Amanda Carpenter.

She took a break from writing to collect a couple of graduate degrees and a grown child. She experienced waitressing as a teenager, has worked as an activist for a non-profit consumer rights organization, has been a receptionist, an office manager, a penniless graduate student, a director of development and research, and a single mom. Her graduate degrees are in Philanthropic Studies and Library Information Science, but her first love has always been writing fiction. She's back with her paranormal Elder Races series.

Genres: Paranormal Romance
Thea Harrison recommends
A Hidden Fire (2011)
(Elemental Mysteries, book 1)
Elizabeth Hunter
"Elizabeth Hunter's books are delicious and addicting, like the best kind of chocolate. She hooked me from the first page, and her stories just keep getting better and better. Paranormal romance fans won't want to miss this exciting author!"
Light My Fire (2014)
(Dragon Kin , book 7)
G A Aiken
"Laugh-out-loud funny-I loved it!"
Sorcerous Moons I (2016)
(Sorcerous Moons)
Jeffe Kennedy
"If you're a fan of fantasy romance, you should definitely pick this up!."
The Leopard King (2016)
(Ars Numina, book 1)
Ann Aguirre
"I always know what to expect when I pick up an Ann Aguirre book--flawless worldbuilding and excellent writing. The Leopard King is no exception. It's a complex, sexy, and engaging read, and I didn't come up for air until the final page."
Phoenix Unbound (2018)
(Fallen Empire , book 1)
Grace Draven
"Grace Draven is one of the finest romantic fantasy writers out there....Tense, gripping, and entirely believable, it hooked me from the first page."
Deal with the Devil (2020)
(Mercenary Librarians, book 1)
Kit Rocha
"My advice? Cancel your plans so you can get swallowed up in Kit Rocha’s exciting new world."

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