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Leanna Renee Hieber

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Leanna Renee Hieber is an actress, playwright and the author of over thirteen Gothic, Gaslamp Fantasy novels for adults and teens for Tor and Kensington Books such as the Strangely Beautiful saga, the Magic Most Foul trilogy, the Eterna Files trilogy and The Spectral City series. The Strangely Beautiful series hit Barnes & Noble and Borders Bestseller lists and garnered numerous regional genre awards, with revised editions now available from Tor. The Spectral City, a ghost-filled Gothic series with Kensington Books, has been a bestseller across several genres and platforms. She is writing a series of works for Scrib’d / Bryant Street Publishing that continue her Dark Nest Chronicles saga of Space Opera novellas and the original editions have been reissued at Scrib’d with Leanna narrating audio book editions. A four-time Prism Award winner and Daphne du Maurier Award finalist, her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and her books have been translated into many languages. She tours the country with By the Light of Tiffany: A Meeting with Clara Driscoll, a one-woman theatrical presentation about the 19th century designer of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s stained-glass lamps. A proud member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers and the Dramatist’s Guild, she also belongs to performer unions Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA and lives in New York City where she is a licensed ghost tour guide for Boroughs of the Dead and has been featured in film and television on shows like Boardwalk Empire and Mysteries at the Museum. Her first foray into non-fiction, an examination of ghost stories from women’s perspectives, A Haunted History of Invisible Women, will be forthcoming from Kensington Books. For writers’ resources, free reads and more visit: http://leannareneehieber.com

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