Coming Soon: The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker by Leanna Renee Hieber

I've read the prologue and the excerpts for The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker, the prologue just in itself has wowed me. From what I've read so far, this book is very different from what I've read in this genre to date. Ms. Hieber has offered me an ARC, so of course I have accepted it. I can't wait to get my hands on a it and finish reading the rest of the book. Below is a bit of information about the book, links to the prologue and excerpts and Book Reviews by Jess has book review up.

The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker by Leanna Renee Hieber
Book 1, Strangely Beautiful series
August 25, 2009
Genre: Gothic Victorian Fantasy
Pages: 320
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Book Blurb from the author's website:
What fortune awaited sweet, timid Percy Parker at Athens Academy? Considering how few of Queen Victoria’s Londoners knew of it, the great Romanesque fortress was dreadfully imposing, and little could Percy guess what lay inside. She had never met the powerful and mysterious Professor Alexi Rychman, knew nothing of the growing shadow, the Ripper and other supernatural terrors against which his coterie stood guard. She knew simply that she was different, haunted, with her snow-white hair, pearlescent skin and uncanny gifts. But this arched stone doorway offered a portal to a new life, an education far from the convent—and an invitation to an intimate yet dangerous dance at the threshold of life and death…
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Mandi said...

Very interesting...can't wait to read your review:)

Amy C said...

Yay! An ARC for you too. Doesn't it sound wonderful? I am really looking forward to reading this one too.

Donna said...

Hi Mandi, it is very interesting. Did you go read the prologue and excerpts? You'll see what I mean if you did. :)

Hi Amy, It does sound really good, can't wait to get the ARC. *tick tock tick tock*

Michelle Greathouse said...


I not heard of this author - or this book. It sounds quite intriguing. I look forward to your review and I am putting it on my wish list. :)


Anna said...

I'm looking forward to getting my ARC too. Sounds like a wonderful story.

SusiSunshine said...

Sounds great. Can't wait to read your review.

Donna said...

Michelle, this will be my first book to read by Leanna Renee Hieber. :)

Anna, it does sound wonderful. I hope the rest of the book is as good as the prologue and excerpt.

SusiSunshine, it does, doesn't it!?!

Jess (The Cozy Reader) said...

This book was awesome!

My review is up on my blog.

Donna said...

Hey Jess, I have link to your review in this post. :)

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