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Leanna Renee Hieber

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Author, actress and playwright, Leanna received a BFA in Theatre, a focus in the Victorian Era and a scholarship to study in London. She adapted 19th Century literature for the stage and her one-act plays have been produced around the country. She is a 4 time Prism Award winner for excellence in Futuristic, Fantasy, or Paranormal Romance. Her debut novel, The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker, first in the "Strangely Beautiful" saga of Gothic Victorian Fantasy novels (Barnes & Noble Bestseller) won two 2010 Prism Awards (Best Fantasy, Best First Book) and is currently in development as a musical theatre production. This currently out-of-print series will reissue in new, revised editions from Tor/Forge. DARKER STILL: A Novel ...more


Greetings, Dear Readers!

While on ETERNA FILES book tour, the amazing folks at FANGIRLISH caught up with me for an exclusive interview! I talk books, inspiration, a new life at Torand more:


And in print news, I was thrilled that my first installment in theETERNA FILES saga got a wonderful write-up in this month'sLocus Magazine, such a delight to see my work examined in thoughtful comprehensi... Read more of this blog post »
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“Coffee first. Schemes later.”
Leanna Renee Hieber, Darker Still

“I assure you; while I look like a ghost, I'm no spirit or demon. I'm nothing but a girl struggling to make her way in an intolerant world. I bleed, I love, and someday, I'll die.”
Leanna Renee Hieber, The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker

“I was in love. With a two-dimensional object. A mute in love with a painting. Lovely. Just lovely.”
Leanna Renee Hieber, Darker Still

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“I assure you; while I look like a ghost, I'm no spirit or demon. I'm nothing but a girl struggling to make her way in an intolerant world. I bleed, I love, and someday, I'll die.”
Leanna Renee Hieber, The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker

“One spirit remained unaware of his presence, staring at Miss Parker with such longing that he reluctantly decided to let it stay. The spirit, a hollow-eyed girl with ringlets and clothing from long past, reached toward Percy, wishing to touch her. Alexi understood. When left to her own devices, Miss Parker was neither shy nor awkward; she was radiant.”
Leanna Renee Hieber, The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker

“The Goddess spoke to all the dead. She was beloved for it. It seemed she passed on that gift to you. Oh, it taxed her immensely, but she tried to set as many to rest as she could. Sometimes it only takes one word of kindness, you know, to set a soul at ease.”
Leanna Renee Hieber, The Darkly Luminous Fight for Persephone Parker

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AriaTheBookNerd Hi Leanna!

Thanks for accepting my friend request.

Darker Still was amazing!! :)

I've been trying to get my hands on your other books but I haven't seen one of them in my country but I would find a way to get them.

Thanks for creating a wonderful book. Can't wait for the next one.


Leanna Hieber Logospilgrim wrote: "My dearest Leanna, I have been reading your first Strangely Beautiful novel, and it is amazing :-)

I shall be sending you those copies of my two first Snape books soon! I am waiting for the Canad..."


I am so looking forward to them!! Has the strike ended? I have books to trade you in return!! Message me your address if all is well in the Mail world. Cheers!


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P.T. Michelle Thanks for the friendship, Leanna!


Logospilgrim My dearest Leanna, I have been reading your first Strangely Beautiful novel, and it is amazing :-)

I shall be sending you those copies of my two first Snape books soon! I am waiting for the Canadian postal strike to end :-P


Sangr1a Thanks for your friendship, Leanna! :)


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