Leanna Renee Hieber

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Actress, playwright and author Leanna Renee Hieber is the award-winning, bestselling author of gothic victorian fantasy novels for adults and teens. Her Strangely Beautiful saga, beginning with The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker, hit Barnes & Noble and Borders bestseller lists, garnered numerous regional genre awards, and revised editions from Tor Books are now available. Darker Still hit the American Bookseller's Association "Indie Next List" and was a Scholastic Book Club "Highly Recommended" title. Her Eterna Files trilogy with Tor Books has now culminated in The Eterna Solution. She launches a new gaslamp Fantasy series, The Spectral City, with Kensington Rebel Base in 2018.

Her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies such as Queen Victoria's Book of Spells, Willful Impropriety, The Mammoth Book of Gaslamp Romance, featured on Tor.com, and she writes for Criminal Element

A 4 time Prism Award winner for excellence in the genre of Fantasy Romance, Leanna's books have been selected for national book club editions and translated into languages such as Complex Chinese, German and Polish. A proud member of performer unions AEA and SAG-AFTRA, she lives in New York City where she is a licensed ghost tour guide and has been featured in film and television on shows like Boardwalk Empire and Mysteries at the Museum.