Welcome to the website of T. A. Leinemann, Author of Arcadia Deception and Flight Control, available on Amazon!  Find out more on the books page



The Author

Theresa Annette Leinemann was born in Ottawa, in the early 1960s, to a registered nurse and an RCMP constable, who met on a train while escorting a prisoner to a mental health facility.  All the elements of an interesting historical romance? She would agree.

Terry is the mother of three young women who were encouraged to express their creativity and imagination throughout their childhood without too much interference from their mother who was probably immersed in a book.  She has been married for thirty five years.

In the spring of 2016,  Terry and her husband sold their home and bought a 37-foot Class A, Triple E motorhome (for Excitement, Enthusiasm, and Enrichment). They spent the summer working and living in the Yukon Territory at a gold mining operation near the Alaskan border, complete with bears, panning for gold, and learning that adventure is in Terry’s blood.  Her great-grandfather and great uncle had endured adversity and hardship as prospectors during the gold rush of 1898.

The year 2018 brings much of the same, and after surviving their second winter in an RV they are back in the Yukon for another mining season.


Writing is a solitary activity but once I, as a writer, decide to publish and share my work, I cannot proceed on my own without a little help from my friends and family. I have had the privilege of knowing many truly gifted people who contributed their time and talent to helping me bring my book into being.

Christina Knittel and Johanna Leinemann designed the cover of my first book, Arcadia Deception, and also the cover for the sequel, Flight Control.

Andrea Magee of Amagee Photography graciously allowed the use of the author photo on both book covers.

Robert, a talented wood carver and my father, has been my biggest supporter with his excitement and enthusiasm toward my stories, and has helped with advice, proofreading, and promotion of my completed novel to friends and family.

My sister-in-law, Patty generously read the first rough draft and offered valuable advice and ideas on how to improve the story which I welcomed with a great deal of appreciation.



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