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Leanna Renee Hieber

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Author, actress, artist 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 has been reissued in new, revised edition as STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL from Tor/Forge with the prequel, PERILOUS PROPHECY, coming 6/2017. DARKER STILL: A Novel of Magic M ...more

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"I'm a fan of Hieber's Victorian gothics/gaslamp fantasies, so I was excited for her hardcover debut.

There's a lot to say in its favor. The Eterna Files is a delight for Hieber's fans, because of the plentiful cameos by characters from her Magic Mo..." Read more of this review »
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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.”
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“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.”
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BlueLilyxLilyBlue 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


Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Leanna! :)


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