July 2009 Book of the Month.
First of a new trilogy following Opal’s adventures as she weaves magic into glass. With her unique blend of skills – magician and glass blower – she is the only one who can help the Stormdancers when their way of life is threatened. A novel of love, struggle, storms and magic and thoroughly enjoyable.
Untrained. Untested. Unleashed.
With her unique magical abilities, Opal has always felt unsure of her place at Sitia's magic academy. But when the Stormdancer clan needs help, Opal's knowledge makes her the perfect choice - until the mission goes awry. Pulling her powers in unfamiliar directions, Opal finds herself tapping into a new kind of magic as stunningly potent as it is frightening.
Now Opal must deal with plotters out to destroy the Stormdancer clan, as well as a traitor in their midst. With danger and deception rising around her, will Opal's untested abilities destroy her - or save them all?
Publication date: 19/12/2011
Publisher: MIRA Books
|Publication date:||19th December 2011|
|Author:||Maria V Snyder|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, Books of the Month, eBook Favourites, Fantasy,|
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