C. Attleya

The author C. Attleya lives in the garden of England where she writes her science fiction and fantasy novels. Her love for this beautiful county shines through in her A new beginning novels.
C. Attleya is notoriously unsociable, however if you would like to contact her, then she invites you to do so at

Rumours that C. Attleya has moved to Newfoundland to write and find inspiration for the parallel The second choice novels, cannot be confirmed or denied at this moment.

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The Cool Breeze of Spring - A new beginning

Is there such a thing as a gentle apocalypse?

Caila, notorious for her clumsy moments and indecisiveness, is asked by an alien species
to help decide the fate of Earth, in less than a week.
To make matters worse, she also needs to select seven companions to help rebuild a human population.

The surprisingly gentle apocalypse marks the start of their fight for survival.

Published: 21 March 2019
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The Cool Breeze of Spring - Rebecca's diary

When 12-year-old Rebecca Riverton finds herself alone in the world, she takes her horse Flock and rides east, hoping to meet other survivors.
She finds a home and new friends at Hever Castle, where she forges a new future for herself as she gains the respect of both humans and aliens.

In her diary, Rebecca describes her emotions and adventures as she adapts and flourishes in a new world where prejudices and stereotypes of the past have disappeared.

Published: 21 March 2019
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The Cool Breeze of Spring - The second choice

27-year-old Lucas is perfectly happy with his uneventful life as the captain of his own whale watching boat, in Canada’s Ultimate East. Then he is told that the world, he is so familiar with, is about to end. And, he is asked to select seven companions to supervise and restart a new human population.

Lucas chooses the woman of his dreams, marine biologist Charlotte, and six brilliant teens from a special needs school.

Read more about this special group of people as they face dangers and fight to protect their new home.

Available from August 2020