THE SPARK - a free, multi-chapter Eterna Files novella via Tor/Forge blog.

This Eterna Files prequel features paranormal researcher Louis Dupris indoctrination into the Eterna Commission's search for the cure for death, confronted with his troublesome twin, and falls deeply in love with the enigmatic clairvoyant Clara Templeton. Follow Louis and Clara's mysterious, mystical journey to the perilous precipice between life and death and the choices made at the threshold. (Free via Tor / Forge)

In “Too Fond,” by author Leanna Renee Hieber, Eloise Browne's leaden heart becomes softened by the entrance into her world of Mr. McGill, the owner of the nearby mill. His tragic story and her compassionate gift tangle themselves into something altogether new... and not altogether welcome.



* "Penny Dreadful, Betrayal, and the Complexity of Feminism in the Gothic Tradition" an essay for Fantasy Café


* "A WOMAN'S WORK" - Free Read via The Pandora Society, where Leanna is the Author in Residence, featuring a day in the life of Neo-Victorian assassin of a most distinct kind.


* A Valentine's Day treat from Elijah & Josephine of the Strangely Beautiful saga (Free short story via Waiting for Fairies).


* "Sea-Found" - a creepy little ghost story via Fantasy Scroll Magazine (Audio available)


* "I Write What I Want! (AKA Ignoring the Haters since 1764) - Via Chuck Wendig's "Terrible Minds" - In which I defend the Gothic novel and discuss why being yourself is the best thing you can do as an artist.


* WHY PERCY WAS BORN A PARKER - A personal tale. Via True-Blood.Net


THE BIG IDEA: O Gothic Novel, Why I can't quit you (and why I write you) - Via JOHN SCALZI'S "WHATEVER".


* SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER? - Leanna's writers resources and advice on getting published!


* DARK NEST - Gothic Architecture Glossary

Interviews: USA TODAY:

Audio: Scene 14, Strangely Beautiful
* Scene 14 from THE STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL TALE OF MISS PERCY PARKER as read by the author, Leanna Renee Hieber
The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Per
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Leanna Renee Hieber as Miss Percy Parker (Steven Rosen Photography)
Leanna Renee Hieber as Miss Percy Parker (Steven Rosen Photography)

(For Reviews see Awards/Reviews page)

NEW EDITION, books 1 & 2 via Tor Books!
NEW EDITION, books 1 & 2 via Tor Books!


THE ETERNA SOLUTION is here! Read a rave review via Criminal Element!


Read "The Spark" a FREE novella in the ETERNA FILES world!


Check out Barnes & Noble's Exclusive cover reveal of PERILOUS PROPHECY!

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

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


The Dark Nest Chronicles are now together for the first time!


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

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