Thea Atkinson


Thea Atkinson is a writer of character driven fiction; call it what you will: she prefers to describe her work as something akin to the left of mainstream. Her characters often find themselves in the darker edges of their own spirits but ultimately manage to find the light they seek.

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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a special thanks to Tiffany Atkinson for taking my author photo.

Where to find Thea Atkinson online


Evolution: Theta Waves episode 8
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Theda wants nothing more than for Ezekiel to follow her out of the spitters' den – after all, she returned to the heinous place in order to save him – but he has chosen to side with the Beast. Her hesitation to escape in light of Ezekiel's decision leaves her and Cain at the mercy of Kat, the Beast's Red Rider, as she imprisons them in order to fulfill her own secret agenda.
Theta Waves: episode 9 Ascension
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
An unexpected sacrifice from an unusual source gives Theda the best hope of fulfilling her righteous duty, yet it's up to her to decide to trust the uneasy alliance.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Theda finds herself in a position to rescue Ezekiel from the red general only to discover rescuing him means she must return to the spitter's den.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,000. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
She has the power to change the world; he was born to destroy it. There's nothing more thrilling than watching your past go up in smoke, unless maybe it's a hit of godspit. The drug still haunts her, but Theda has done more than just survive since Ezekiel forced her to give up the drug; she has thrived, and now she has saved her pale rider from the clutches of the beast.
Metamorphosis: Theta Waves Episode 5
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Theda might have escaped the good doctor and his torturous reeducation methods, but she is still cowering in a closet that reeks of mold and blood and her own fear when Ezekiel comes for her. She should be relieved to see him, except he's not alone; he is with a stunning redhaired assassin named Kat, and it's not to save her, but to fulfill his promise to execute her.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
She has the power to change the world; he was born to destroy it.
Agni: Theta Waves episode 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Romance, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
It's taken a while for Theda to trust Ezekiel and now that trust is challenged when she discovers the identity he has been hiding from her. Her own fear and mistrust land her smack dab in the middle of the one situation that puts her in the greatest danger: in front of the beast who rules new Earth. The new question is: can she face her demons head on is it her love for Ezekiel that will save he
Deadly Catches
Price: Free! Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The people who earn their living from the Atlantic waters have long made their peace with the risks of the ocean, until the worst comes knocking at their doors. Deadly Catches is a small short story collection that explores the grief of living with the ultimate price.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Theda makes the mistake of thinking she's safe when Ezekiel holes them up in a spitter's den in New Earth. When her addictions leave her vulnerable to the most dangerous human proclivities imaginable, she has to face her demons head on to survive.
Phoenix: Theta Waves Episode 1
Price: Free! Words: 21,700. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Theda has the power to change the world--if she can just survive the Apocalypse. A novella of 20, 000 words with a good bit of steamy romance in a coming of age apocalyptic world with some time travel, paranormal notions, and reincarnation concepts thrown in. Phoenix is not recommended for readers under 18.
Breath Witch (Witches of Etlantium book 4)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,020. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
When grieving water witch Alaysha leaves the Highlands in search of her half-brother, she thinks she'll find peace, freedom, and a new life with those she loves. Her new found control of her power means she need never be exploited or used again. Too soon, she realizes she can't avoid becoming embroiled in the darkest parts of Aislin's war.
Bone Witch (Witches of Etlantium book 3)
Series: Witches of Etlantium, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,260. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
On the run from Aislin, Alaysha and her comrades enter the burnt lands only to suffer the real threat of starvation and thirst. Fellow travelers turn out to be a caste of Enyalia who have no use for men save the one ritual they abduct them for, and their salvation quickly shifts to a bid for freedom as Alaysha must find a way to save all her men from certain death.
The Sons of Alkaia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The wolves smelled the milk and blood on her and they came. Alkaia, a warrior of Enyalia, has been exiled from her homeland, divested of all the tools she needs to survive because she dared free the man Theron from certain death. Now, she must find a way to use that vulnerability for survival. But will she be able to save the infant too, or will that come at a cost she's not ready to pay?
Theron's Tale (Tales of Etlantium: prequel series to Water Witch)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Theron finds himself a captive in a land of women who have but one use for a man. Theron's Tale is a fantasy story in the Tales of Etlantium series
Seeds of the Soul (a fantasy short story: prequel to Water Witch)
Price: Free! Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Sometimes to save a world, you must destroy it. The witches of Etlantium are charged with keeping the children of Liliah safe, but when an oracle accuses the ruler of seeking to destroy his own city through civil war, there is only one witch brave enough to do what must be done.
Blood Witch (Witches of Etlantium book 2)
Series: Witches of Etlantium, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,440. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Sarum is under siege and a recovering Alaysha finds herself at the heart of a covert war where even the enemy is unknown. Whether it's the father she has spent nineteen years killing for, the witch of flame who promises to teach her control, or the charismatic Yenic who claims to love her, she must ultimately decide who to trust. If only that trust didn't come at such a high price.
Water Witch (Witches of Etlantium Book 1)
Series: Witches of Etlantium, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When a witch can't control her own powers, others will want to control her.
Rattling Bones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,360. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Rattling Bones is a collection of short stories with a dark edge. Meant for the chicklit reader who likes her fiction a little dark in places. She doesn't mind a death or two and she certainly doesn't mind a few 'bad words'
Throwing Clay Shadows
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
On the Isle of Eigg, in 1807, four-year old Maggie believes she has killed her mother by saying bad things, and now she won’t say a word. Throwing Clay Shadows is a 2012 B.R.A.G. Medallion(TM) Honoree
Whitecaps: a short story
Price: Free! Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
First memories are evocative, but so too are the last. George mourns his daughter three days after he lost her, and struggles with memories from his past as he tries to make sense of death. Whitecaps is a short story in the Deadly Catches collection of 4 short stories about the sea.
Pray for Reign
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,750. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
As Anne Boleyn forges her way into a married man's heart and onto England's throne, she convinces herself that the resulting bloodshed and religious upheaval is a necessary price for the country to pay. But how will she reconcile the letting of her brother's blood when he is accused with her of incest?
Formed of Clay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,760. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
More than anything, young Sentu wants to learn the new letters of Pharaoh Menes's court. The acolytes suffer under the tutelage of the High Priest: ritual sacrifices involve more than mere beasts, they involve anyone who stands in Hozat's way to ultimate power. Though Sentu is at first spared much of the darkest of Hozat's secrets, he soon realizes he cannot escape the fate of his ka forever.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,360. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A chance meeting with a compassionate nurse promises a much needed respite until the tormented drug addict from next door puts J on a renewed path of self destruction that threatens to re-ignite all the fears he's spent years trying to manage: his sobriety, his identity, his fragile sense of self.

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Smashwords book reviews by Thea Atkinson

  • The First Ten Steps on June 14, 2011

    What I like most about this manual is that there is no fluff. It doesn't take 10 pp to get into the stuff you really want to read and learn. The steps are clear and the writing gets right down to the nitty gritty. I don't have to read about the author's indie journey before I can begin working on using the steps. great job. I learned something in the first 3 pages.
  • Summoning on Aug. 07, 2011

    I must say I read this novel in a day. It grabbed my interest straight away and managed to keep it throughout. I believe the genre is YA, and the details were just enough for that audience. I look forward to a similar novel sometime in the future from this author