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Leanna Renee Hieber
Leanna Renee Hieber is an actress, playwright, artist and the award-winning, bestselling author of Gothic Victorian Fantasy novels for adults and teens such as the Strangely Beautiful, Eterna Files and Magic Most Foul sagas. She grew up in rural Ohio inventing ghost stories, graduating with a BFA... show more



Leanna Renee Hieber is an actress, playwright, artist and the award-winning, bestselling author of Gothic Victorian Fantasy novels for adults and teens such as the Strangely Beautiful, Eterna Files and Magic Most Foul sagas. She grew up in rural Ohio inventing ghost stories, graduating with a BFA in Theatre and a focus in the Victorian Era from Miami University. She began her theatrical career with the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company and began adapting works of 19th Century literature for the stage. Her novella Dark Nest won the 2009 Prism Award for excellence in the genres of Futuristic, Fantasy and Paranormal Romance. Her debut novel, The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker (Strangely Beautiful series) hit Barnes & Noble's bestseller lists, won two 2010 Prism Awards (Best Fantasy, Best First Book), the 2010 Orange County Book Buyer's Best Award (Young Adult category) and other regional genre awards. The Perilous Prophecy of Guard and Goddess won the 2012 Prism Award (Best Fantasy). Books one and two are now available as STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL in a revised, author-preferred editions from Tor/Forge. DARKER STILL: A Novel of Magic Most Foul, hit the Kid's/YA INDIE NEXT LIST as a recommended title by the American Booksellers Association and a Scholastic Book Clubs "highly recommended" title. The critically acclaimed series continues with THE TWISTED TRAGEDY OF MISS NATALIE STEWART and concludes with THE DOUBLE LIFE OF INCORPORATE THINGS. Leanna's short fiction has been featured in anthologies such as Willful Impropriety: Tales of Society and Scandal, "Too Fond"; a short story on Tor.com, "Charged" in Queen Victoria's Book of Spells: Tales of Gaslamp Fantasy (Tor) and the Mammoth Book of Gaslight Romance. Her new Gaslamp Fantasy series THE ETERNA FILES, is now available from Tor/Forge. Her books have been translated into many languages and have been selected for multiple book club editions. Leanna is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers. She is proud to be a co-founder of the original Lady Jane's Salon Reading Series in New York. Leanna was named the 2010 RWA NYC Chapter Author of the Year. A member of Actors Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA, Leanna has been featured in film and television on shows like Boardwalk Empire. She loves nothing more than a good ghost story and a finely tailored corset, wandering graveyards and adventuring around New York City, where she also works as a ghost tour guide when between book deadlines.

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Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Leanna Hieber's The Eterna Files kicks off a series about a race to immortality between the United States and Great Britain in the early 1880s. The Eterna Project began in the United States when a young spiritualist, Clara Templeton, tried to comfort the grieving Mary Todd Lincoln after her husband'...
Books Over TV
Books Over TV rated it 4 years ago
Natalie was such a strong character in the first two books. In this book she was an insecure love sick puppy prattling on and on about Jonathan. The book was slow and never grabbed my attention. I would've been pleased with book 2's ending. Now, I feel completely let down. However, it was great to f...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 4 years ago
Natalie Stewart is dealing with a lot of issues, not least of which is Jonathan, they have some clues about the secretive group that put Jonathan in the painting and they're trying to find out more, but this requires that Jonathan plays the part of the other who invaded his life, which makes Natalie...
The Blue Owlary
The Blue Owlary rated it 4 years ago
The Twisted Tragedy of Miss Natalie Stewart by Leanna Renee Hieber Published by Sourcebooks, Incorporated on 2012 Genres: 19th Century, Fantasy & Magic, Historical, Love & Romance,Paranormal, United States, Young Adult Pages: 332 Format: eBook Goodreads I'm coming for you. The whispers haunt her d...
Books and Things
Books and Things rated it 4 years ago
This is the final installment of the Magic Most Foul Trilogy. In this one we are dealing with a new horror, a chemical which changes personality into something monstrous. If I'm not mistaken, I'd say that was a nod to Dr. Jeckle and Mr. Hyde. This time the problem doesn't take center stage for long ...
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