SHORT STORIES / NOVELLAS / PLAYS:

THE WORLD OF TOMORROW IS SADLY OUTDATED

Length: Novella (20,000 words)

 

New York City: The Year is 1889.

New York City: The year is 2089.

In 1889 a group of bold pseudo-scientists discover the "temporal current" and begin to view the distant futures that await the Empire City. In the future, all life as we know it has crumbled, leaving New York City a ghost town with a populous scrabbling to survive underground. In the past it's up to an unlikely group of Victorian heroines and heroes to preserve something of their world to save their future generations. In the future it's up to an unlikely group of future survivors to take a leap of faith; discovering what their ancestors left for them with no more guarantees than love and hope. -- Order from:

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"TOO FOND"

Length: Short Story 

FREE READ VIA TOR.COM

Part of Tor.Com's 2012 Ghost Week...

  

One shy, uncannily talented Victorian hair jeweler doesn't know what she's in for when a handsome Scotsman enters her London shop. Neither does he...

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"AT WILL"

Length: Short Story 

WILLFUL IMPROPRIETY: 13 TALES OF SOCIETY, SCANDAL and ROMANCE 

(Running Press (US) Constable and Robinson (UK))  Edited by Ekaterina Sedia with Foreword by Scott Westerfeld. Features "At Will", a story of a young Shakespearean actress in the 1890s who sets London ablaze with speculation and scandal in a most unique way. (Click here for ToC--Order from Barnes & Noble

 

 

Coming March 2013 from Tor Books
Coming March 2013 from Tor Books

"CHARGED"

Length: Short Story 

QUEEN VICTORIA'S BOOK OF SPELLS: A Collection of Gaslamp Fantasy

Edited by Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling

Features Leanna's "Charged" about a troubled young man's relationship to electricity.

(For ToC click here)

Releases March 2013 from TOR

Pre-Order here!

"Acceptance" - A non-fiction essay.

SCRIBBLING WOMEN 

28 award winning, bestselling, established and emerging Romance and Women's Fiction authors from various genres share their real life love stories! Touching, romantic, moving and amusing, these stories portray the wide range of love and the best part of it all is that all proceeds benefit Women In Need, a New York City based charity helping women and children amidst life transitions. 
Only 2.99! - Buy via Amazon

 

"SONG OF SAIRE"

Length: Short Story 

THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF FUTURISTIC ROMANCE

Edited by Trisha Telep

Order here.

Leanna's short story "Song of Saire" will feature two recurring characters from her DARK NEST saga of futuristic paranormal novellas from Crescent Moon Press.

 

"AT THE DOORSTEP"

Length: Short Story

CANDLE IN THE ATTIC WINDOW: An Anthology of Gothic Horror, features Leanna's short story "At the Doorstep" - an eerie insight into her Magic Most Foul world of 1880 New York City where black magic holds court with those unfortunate enough to be drawn into the fight of their lives.

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PLAYS

THE STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL TALE OF MISS PERCY PARKER, A New Musical

 -Leanna has written the book for this musical ("book" = script) which is currently in the early stages of development with Broadway talents on board. For more information, visit http://strangelybeautifulthemusical.com

 

FAVORITE LADY

Favorite Lady can be found in THE BEST 10 MINUTE PLAYS, 3 or More Actors, 2004, edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon

 

Favorite Lady was a finalist in the National Ten-Minute Play competition sponsored by the Humana Festival.  The play has won regional festival awards and continues to be produced around the country. Favorite Lady was inspired by intense, hot-headed discussions in Leanna's college Art History class.

 

The Best 10 Minute Plays for 3 or More Actors, 2004Available from Amazon

 

DREAMING OF A WHITE HOUSE

Adapted monologues of this play are available in the AUDITION ARSENAL 101 series. Erin and Dave's monologues can be found in their gender category:

     - Women in Their 20s: Available from Amazon.com

     - Men in Their 20s: Available from Amazon.com

 

ATTENTION THEATRE STUDENTS:  for those requiring the one-act script of Dreaming of a White House in its entirety, the script is available by contacting Leanna directly via the Contact form on the Contact page of this website.  

 

ADAPTATIONS:

 

THE ALICE ADVENTURE: Works of Lewis Carroll

Created, adapted and performed by Leanna Renee Hieber from the work of Lewis Carroll and the diary of Alice Pleasance Liddell.  The Alice Adventure, a one-woman step through the looking glass, was produced by and for The Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival.

 

YOURS, RILKE

Created, adapted and performed by Leanna Renee Hieber from Ranier Maria Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet and selected poetry.  Yours, Rilke was produced by and for Miami University.

 

FOR ALL PRODUCTION RIGHTS AND INQUIRIES, please contact Leanna via the Contact page of this website. 

 

Leanna is a very proud member of unions Actors Equity (AEA), the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA). 

 

 For Leanna's Theatre, TV and Film credits, Click Here

MAGIC MOST FOUL begins...
MAGIC MOST FOUL begins...

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NEWS:

- SERIALIZATION of THE DOUBLE LIFE OF INCORPORATE THINGS (Magic Most Foul book 3) begins March 2013 right HERE.

 

- THE ETERNA FILES sells in a 3 Book Deal to TOR / MACMILLAN!

 

-Leanna is featured in the Gaslamp Fantasy anthology QUEEN VICTORIA'S BOOK OF SPELLS! Order now!

 

DARKER STILL: A Novel of Magic Most Foul has been named an ABA Indie Next title! 

 

-"Dark Nest: Reckoning" the sequel novella to 2009 Prism Winner "Dark Nest" is now available!

 

- The Perilous Prophecy of Guard and Goddess wins the 2012 Prism Award for Best Fantasy!

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The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker has been optioned for a musical theatre production with Tony Award winning talents on board! READ ALL ABOUT IT! 

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