Synopses & Reviews
The goddess Persephone begins her quest to be reincarnated with her true love, and more secrets of The Guard are revealed.
Miss Percy Parker, an albino beauty who has come to study at Victorian London's Athens Academy, will learn not only to deal with the ghosts that she can see, but her own part in a puzzling prophecy that threatens the known world. Original.
Hieber's debut Victorian fantasy will appeal to fans of Philip Pullman, HollyBlack, Susanna Clarke, and Stephenie Meyer.
About the Author
Leanna graduated with a BFA in Theatre, a focus in the Victorian Era and a scholarship to study in London. She has adapted works of 19th Century literature for the stage and her one-act plays have been produced around the country. Her novella Dark Nest won the 2009 Prism Award for excellence in Futuristic, Fantasy or Paranormal Romance. The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker won double 2010 Prism Awards for Best Fantasy and Best First Book, the 2010 Orange County Book Buyer\'s Best Award (Young Adult category) and the rights have been sold for adaptation into a Broadway musical theatre production currently in development. A member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Romance Writers of America and International Thriller Writers, she’s thrilled to have been named RWA NYC’s 2010 Author of the Year. A member of actors unions AEA, SAG and AFTRA, Leanna works often in film and television. A devotee of ghost stories and Goth clubs, she resides in New York City with her real-life hero and beloved rescued lab rabbit Persebunny.