In the first two books of this compelling fantasy series our heroine Yelena was completing her apprenticeship through many an adventure while learning her magic. Now in Fire Study she is able to capture and release souls and her lessons are put to the test. This is great escapist stuff in the battle of good against evil genre.
In the sensational sequel to Poison Study and Magic Study, Yelena's apprenticeship is over - now her real test has begun.When word that Yelena is a Soulfinder - able to capture and release souls - spreads like wildfire, people grow uneasy. Already Yelena's unusual abilities and past have set her apart. As the Council debates Yelena's fate, she receives a disturbing message: a plot is rising against her homeland, led by a murderous sorcerer she has defeated before."Honour" sets Yelena on a path that will test the limits of her skills, and the hope of reuniting with her beloved spurs her onward.
Her journey is fraught with allies, enemies, lovers and would-be assassins, each of questionable loyalty. Yelena will have but one chance to prove herself - and save the land she holds dear.
|Publication date:||16th January 2009|
|Author:||Maria V Snyder|
Maria V. Snyder has been writing fiction and nonfiction since 1995. She has published numerous freelance articles in magazines and newspapers. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Maria earned a bachelor of science degree in meteorology at Penn State University. She discovered, much to her chagrin, that forecasting the weather wasn't one of her skills. Her research on food-tasting methods with an expert chocolate taster, her husband, turned out to be a delicious bonus while writing Poison Study. Maria has a brown belt in Isshinryu karate, and enjoys playing volleyball and the cello. She lives with her husband, ...More About Maria V Snyder