Teddy Harrison has traveled extensively, having lived in England and explored Europe for several years. Now she resides in northern California. She adores animals and currently resides with several small pets that have very large personalities.
She experienced waitressing as a teenager, and 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 degrees in Philanthropic Studies and Library Information Science, and a grown child. She has been a penniless graduate student, and a single mom, who worked as a receptionist, an office manager, a director of development and research, an activist for a non-profit consumer rights organization, but her first love has always been writing fiction. She's back with her paranormal novels as Thea Harrison.