Monday, November 9, 2009

The Darkly Luminous Fight for Persephone Parker

Well friends,

Thanks to Book Blogger extraordinaire Katiebabs for breaking this lovely news first.
The Strangely Beautiful sequel has a title, and, in my humble opinion, a gorgeous cover. Are you ready for the next installment in the Strangely Beautiful series? I am! Honestly, April 27 2010 will be here before we know it! Right?
In the meantime, may I present to you THE DARKLY LUMINOUS FIGHT FOR PERSEPHONE PARKER (April 27, 2010 from Leisure / Dorchester):

The full cover layout includes my awesome Booklist and Publisher's Weekly reviews on the top:

From the Back Cover of The Darkly Luminous Fight for Persephone Parker:

With radiant, snow white skin and hair, Percy Parker was a beacon for Fate. True love had found her, in the tempestuous form of Professor Alexi Rychman. But her mythic destiny was not complete. Accompanying the ghosts with which she alone could converse, new and terrifying omens loomed. A war was coming, a desperate ploy of a spectral host. Victorian London would be overrun. Yet, Percy kept faith. Within the mighty bastion of Athens Academy, alongside The Guard whose magic shielded mortals from the agents of the Underworld, she counted herself among friends. Wreathed in hallowed fire, they would stand together, no matter what dreams or nightmares—might come.

And in the very good news category, it has been confirmed that in its first two weeks, The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker hit #26 in Mass Market on Barnes & Noble's Bestseller list and #32 overall! That means the Strangely Beautiful series is officially bestselling!

Thanks to all of you for your support! Stay tuned as upcoming excerpts from THE DARKLY LUMINOUS FIGHT FOR PERSEPHONE PARKER will post and a new book trailer will be up in December!



Katiebabs a.k.a KB said...

The eyes really grab your attention.
Congrats to you, Miss Best Selling Author!

Thanks for letting me announced your cover :D

Jessica Kennedy said...

Love it! I just posted it on my blog!

The title is kinda spoilery though (for new readers)! We don't find out her full name until much later in the first book. :(

Elizabeth Kerri Mahon said...

I'm so in love with this cover, if it were a man (say Richard Armitage), I would marry it.

OfficiallyInspired said...

Ahhh!! Congrats and I can't wait!! Love the title/cover/summary on the back/EVERYTHING! I'm so excited!!

Leanna Renee Hieber said...


Thanks for doing so!


Thanks hon! I realize exactly what you're saying about the title/spoiler. I had to fight to get "Miss Percy Parker" on the first book rather than "Persephone" so it was bound to happen this time.

LOL. Noted.

I'm so glad you like it. I'm quite fond of it too! Can't wait for everyone to read it, I've so loved writing it! These characters just keep growing more and more beloved to me.

Edie Ramer said...

Love the cover! And the blurb. Congratulations on being a bestselling author. I knew it would happen, and how wonderful it came so soon. :)

The Discriminating Fangirl said...

Congratulations! The cover looks great, and I can't wait to read it!

Marcia Colette said...

That's a GORGEOUS cover for book two. I can't wait to get my hands on it.

Congrats on being a bestseller, too! Is this your year or what? :-)

Julia Smith said...

Woo woo!

And I love your Miss Percy Parker costume from your last post. Shivery good.

La-Tessa said...

WooHoo Leanna, congrats!!!

I am eagerly awaiting the next installment in your Best Selling series :-).

Congrats again.


La-Tessa said...

Oh, and I love the title, can't wait to see who's fighting for Percy. I can't wait to see if Mr. Alexi is going to get his hands dirty fighting for his lady.

Lisa Kessler said...


And what a beautiful new cover too!!!

Lisa :)

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