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Maria V. Snyder - Ice ​Study
This ​is a short story about Yelena and Valek as they race to keep the powerful Ice Moon from a rogue magician.

Maria V. Snyder - Power ​Study
Ari ​and Janco deal with a Sandseed Story Weaver and a cocky young soldier while Valek is off helping Yelena.

Maria V. Snyder - Magic ​Study - Varázstan
Mostanáig ​sikerült életben maradnom. Az ember azt gondolhatná, hogy miután kisgyermekként elraboltak, kamaszkorban bebörtönöztek, majd mérgek kóstolására kényszerítettek, talán már eleget szenvedtem. Ugyan dehogy! Ixiában törvénysértésnek számító mágikus képességeim felfedezése után végül kimondták rám a halálos ítéletet, és elrendelték a kivégzésemet. Egyetlen esélyem, ha Szítiába szököm, régen elfeledett szülőhazámba. Szítia azonban idegen számomra. Ellenségként tekintenek rám – még a saját bátyám is. Ráadásul a képességeimen sem bírok uralkodni. Mindent meg akarok tanulni a bennem élő mágiáról, de nincs rá időm. Felbukkant ugyanis egy gaz mágus, és engem szemelt ki következő áldozatául. Vajon mágikus képességeim meg tudják-e menteni az életemet… vagy inkább a vesztemet okozzák?

Maria V. Snyder - Précieuse
Avry ​vit cachée. Elle est la dernière survivante du peuple maudit des Guérisseurs ; si elle se montre, elle risque la mort. Pourtant, un jour, elle enfreint ses propres règles. Cela suffit à Kerrick d’Alga pour la capturer et l’emmener de force. Au terme du voyage, Avry doit guérir un Prince au prix de sa propre vie. Mais, tandis qu’ils se lancent dans cette dangereuse expédition qui rapproche chaque jour Avry de la mort, il se noue entre elle et Kerrick une étrange relation de haine et d’intense attirance réciproques…

Maria V. Snyder - Dawn ​Study
New ​York Times bestselling author Maria V. Snyder brings her Poison Study series to its exhilarating conclusion Despite the odds, Yelena and Valek have forged an irrevocable bond—and a family—that transcends borders. Now, when their two homelands stand on the brink of war, they must fight with magic and cunning to thwart an Ixian plot to invade Sitia. Yelena seeks to break the hold of the insidious Theobroma that destroys a person's resistance to magical persuasion. But the Cartel is determined to keep influential citizens and Sitian diplomats in thrall—and Yelena at bay. With every bounty hunter after her, Yelena is forced to make a dangerous deal. With might and magic, Valek peels back the layers of betrayal surrounding the Commander. At its rotten core lies a powerful magician…and his latest discovery. The fate of all rests upon two unlikely weapons. One may turn the tide. The other could spell the end of everything.

Maria V. Snyder - Chasing ​the Shadows
Lyra ​Daniels is dead. Okay, so I only died for sixty-six seconds. But when I came back to life, I got a brand new name and a snazzy new uniform. Go me! Seriously, though, it's very important that Lyra Daniels stays dead, at least as far as my ex-friend Jarren, the murdering looter, knows. While dying is the scariest thing that's happened to me, it morphed my worming skills. I can manipulate the Q-net like never before. But Jarren has blocked us from communicating with the rest of the galaxy and now they believe we've gone silent, like Planet Xinji (where silent really means dead). A Protector Class spaceship is coming to our rescue, but we still have to survive almost two years before they arrive - if they arrive at all. Until then, we have to figure out how to stop an unstoppable alien threat. And it's only a matter of time before Jarren learns I'm not dead and returns to finish what he started. There's no way I'm going to let Jarren win. Instead I'll do whatever it takes to save the people I love. But even I'm running out of ideas...

Maria V. Snyder - Magic
Ahora ​que su peor enemigo había muerto y que se dirigía a reunirse con la familia que le habían arrebatado años atrás, Yelena debería haberse sentido feliz. Pero aunque se había ganado la libertad, no podía evitar sentirse aislada en su nuevo hogar. El tiempo que había pasado en Ixia la había cambiado en muchos aspectos… aspectos que los amigos y familiares que acababa de recuperar no consideraban muy positivos. A pesar de la confusión, Yelena estaba deseando empezar su formación en el mundo de la magia, sobre todo porque si en un año no conseguía controlar su poder, la condenarían a muerte. Pero sus planes cambiaron de manera radical cuando se vio implicada en un complot para darle el trono de Ixia a un príncipe perdido… y surgió una peligrosa rivalidad entre ella y otros magos. Pero eso no era todo, parecía que su hermano estaba deseando verla muerta. Afortunadamente, Yelena tenía viejos amigos que la ayudarían a luchar contra sus nuevos enemigos…

Maria V. Snyder - Yelena ​und der Mörder von Sitia
Nach ​ihrem Weggang aus Ixia hat Yelena nur wenig Zeit, um ihre Familie kennen zu lernen, aus deren Armen sie als Kind gestohlen wurde: Die Zitadelle von Sitia wartet auf ihr Eintreffen, damit sie unter der Führung der Magierin Irys ihre magische Ausbildung beginnt. Doch dann werden im ganzen Land junge Magierinnen entführt und getötet, um sie ihrer Macht zu berauben. Yelena schließt sich der Jagd auf den Mörder an begleitet von ihrem Geliebten Valek, dem die Hinrichtung droht, sollte er in Sitia entdeckt werden. Und so muss Yelena ungeahnte magische Kräfte entwickeln, um den Mörder zu fangen und ihre Liebe zu schützen.

Maria V. Snyder - Puissante
Dernière ​survivante de son peuple, Guérisseuse clandestine et menacée, Avry est devenue, bien malgré elle, celle qui tient le destin des Quinze Royaumes entre ses mains magiques. Face au nouveau fléau qui frappe et vient nourrir l’armée des Morts, elle est la seule à connaître le secret des antidotes et à pouvoir soutenir le prince Ryne dans son entreprise de paix. Mais que vaut la puissance, quand on croit avoir perdu l’être qui vous est le plus cher ?

Maria V. Snyder - The ​Eyes of Tamburah
Treasure ​hunting has never been more dangerous... Tomb Raider meets Poison Study! New York Times bestselling author Maria Snyder begins an action-packed new fantasy series. 'He thinks you are the thief...' Shyla is a researcher who resides in the underground desert city of Zirdai, which is ruled by the wealthy Water Prince and brutal Heliacal Priestess. Even though Shyla is sun-kissed - an outcast, considered cursed by the Sun Goddess - she is still renowned for uncovering innumerable archaic facts, lost artefacts, ancient maps, and obscure historical documents. Her quiet life is about to change when Banqui, an archaeologist, enlists her services to find The Eyes of Tamburah: legendary gemstones that bestows great magic to its wielder. These ancient objects can tip the balance of power and give whoever possesses them complete control of the city. But chaos erupts when The Eyes are stolen soon after they're found - and Shyla is blamed for the theft. Forced to flee, with the Prince's soldiers and the Priestess' deacons on her trail, Shyla must recover the jewels and clear her name. A quest that will unearth secrets even more valuable than The Eyes of Tamburah themselves...

Maria V. Snyder - Magique
Traquée, ​Avry de Kazan, dernière des Guérisseuses, se fait passer pour morte. C’est le plus sûr moyen pour elle de mener à bien sa mission contre le roi félon, Tohon. C’est aussi la route la moins périlleuse pour remonter jusqu’à sa sœur disparue… Et, cette fois, elle ne peut compter que sur elle : Kerrick d’Alga, son confident, son unique soutien, se bat au loin sur ses propres terres. Face à l’armée des morts dressée par Tohon, Avry n’a pour seule arme que ses mains magiques. La magie triomphera-t-elle de la force brute et permettra-t-elle à Avry de retrouver ceux qui lui sont si chers ?

Maria V. Snyder - Taste ​of Darkness
She's ​fought death and won. But how can she fight her fears? Avry knows hardship and trouble. She fought the plague and survived. She took on King Tohon and defeated him. But now her heart-mate, Kerrick, is missing, and Avry fears he's gone forever. But there's a more immediate threat. The Skeleton King plots to claim the Fifteen Realms for his own. With armies in disarray and the dead not staying down, Avry's healing powers are needed now more than ever.Torn between love and loyalty, Avry must choose her path carefully. For the future of her world depends on her decision.

Maria V. Snyder - Fire
Cuando ​se corrió la voz de que Yelena era capaz de atrapar el alma de la gente, todo el mundo se inquietó. Sus extrañas habilidades y su pasado ya la habían apartado de los demás; ahora el consejo debatía sobre cuál sería su destino. Justo entonces recibió un preocupante mensaje: se estaba organizando un complot contra su pueblo, dirigido por un peligroso asesino al que ella ya había derrotado una vez… El honor hizo que Yelena emprendiera un camino muy peligroso, aunque la esperanza de reunirse con su amado la hacía continuar. En su viaje encontraría aliados, enemigos, amantes y posibles asesinos… Yelena no podría confiar en ninguno de ellos, tendría que demostrar ella sola que podía salvar la tierra que tanto amaba.

Maria V. Snyder - Inside
Insider ​#1-2 The world of Inside is simple. Do your job, stay out of the way and don't dream of anything better. Because as every Scrub knows, there are no other options. Until Trella—the Queen of the Pipes, as some call her—gets involved with a revolution that will rock her world…. Trella was just doing a favor for a friend—her only friend. Hiding an injured man from the Pop Cops seemed easy enough—though dangerous. But then she discovered that the myths of Outside might be real…. Being Inside's hero only left Trella with more work. Ducking those responsibilities, she continued to explore her stark world—and found something she never expected. Strangers. From Outside…

Maria V. Snyder - Storm ​Glass
As ​a glassmaker and a magician-in-training, Opal Cowen understands trial by fire. Now it's time to test her mettle. Someone has sabotaged the Stormdancer clan's glass orbs, killing their most powerful magicians. The Stormdancers—particularly the mysterious and mercurial Kade—require Opal's unique talents to prevent it happening again. But when the mission goes awry, Opal must tap in to a new kind of magic as stunningly potent as it is frightening. And the further she delves into the intrigue behind the glass and magic, the more distorted things appear. With lives hanging in the balance—including her own—Opal must control powers she hadn't known she possessed…powers that might lead to disaster beyond anything she's ever known.

Maria V. Snyder - Yelena ​und die verlorenen Seelen
Die ​bösen Kräfte rotten sich noch einmal zusammen wird Yelena sie aufhalten können? Wie ein Lauffeuer verbreitet sich die Nachricht, dass Yelena eine Seelenfinderin ist, die Seelen fangen und in die Ewigkeit entlassen kann. Gerade als sie versucht, dieser Gabe Herr zu werden, erhält sie eine verstörende Nachricht: Ferde, der Mörder von elf Mädchen, ist aus dem Gefängnis entkommen und plant gemeinsam mit den Daviians, die Macht in Sitia zu übernehmen. Um das Schlimmste zu verhindern, muss die junge Magierin sich jetzt einer Herausforderung stellen, die sie an die Grenzen ihrer Fähigkeiten bringt. Doch die Hoffnung, am Ende endlich wieder ihren Geliebten in die Arme schließen zu können, verleiht ihr ungeahnte Kräfte.

Maria V. Snyder - Yelena ​und die Magierin des Südens
Kurz ​vor ihrer Hinrichtung wird Yelena ein außergewöhnliches Angebot gemacht: Sie bekommt das beste Essen, eigene Gemächer im Schloß - und riskiert ihr Leben, falls jemand versucht, den Kommandanten von Ixia zu töten. Und so entscheidet sich Yelena, unter Anleitung des Sicherheitschefs Valek Vorkosterin des Kommandanten zu werden. Aber Valek überlässt nichts dem Zufall: Damit sie nicht flieht, gibt er ihr regelmäßig Schmetterlingsstaub ins Essen. Und nur, wenn sie täglich das Antiserum von ihm erhält, kann sie ihren langsamen und qualvollen Tod verhindern. Als Rebellen planen, Ixia in ihre Gewalt zu bringen, entwickelt Yelena magische Kräfte, die sie nicht kontrollieren kann. Doch Magie ist in Ixia unter Todesstrafe verboten. Einzig Irys, die Magierin des Südens, kann ihr jetzt noch helfen. Doch wenn Yelena versucht zu fliehen, wird der Schmetterlingsstaub sie langsam aber sicher vergiften.

Maria V. Snyder - The ​Poison Study Short Story Collection
Yelena, ​the heroine of Maria V. Snyder's stunning debut novel, Poison Study, is on her way to her ancestral homeland of Sitia to be reunited with her family and to learn more about her magical powers. An order of execution hangs over her head should she ever return to Ixia. But her true love, Valek, quickly learns that an assassin has taken it upon himself to make sure Yelena doesn't reach her destination. As Ixia's chief of security, and a highly skilled assassin himself, can Valek track down the killer in time to save Yelena's life?

Maria V. Snyder - Shadow ​Study
New ​York Times bestselling author Maria V. Snyder wowed readers with Poison Study, the unforgettable story of poison taster Yelena. Now she's back with a new tale of intrigue. Once, only her own life hung in the balance… Oddly enough, when Yelena was a poison taster, her life was simpler. But she'd survived to become a vital part of the balance of power between rival countries Ixia and Sitia. Now she uses her magic to keep the peace in both lands—and protect her relationship with Valek. Suddenly, though, they are beset on all sides by those vying for power through politics and intrigue. Valek's job and his life are in danger. As Yelena tries to uncover the scope of these plots, she faces a new challenge: her magic is blocked. She must keep that a secret—or her enemies will discover just how vulnerable she really is—while searching for who or what is responsible for neutralizing her powers. Yes, the days of tasting poisons were much simpler. And certainly not as dangerous…

Maria V. Snyder - Poison
Cuando ​estaban a punto de ejecutarla por asesinato, Yelena recibió una oferta extraordinaria. Comería los manjares más deliciosos, viviría en un palacio… y se arriesgaría a morir asesinada por cualquiera que intentara matar al Comandante de Ixia. Así fue como Yelena eligió convertirse en catadora. Pero el jefe de seguridad no quería dejar nada al azar y decidió darle a comer Polvo de Mariposa… sólo tomando el antídoto todos los días, conseguiría Yelena retrasar la agonía de morir por culpa del veneno. Mientras Yelena intentaba escapar de aquel dilema seguían sucediéndose los desastres. Los rebeldes planeaban hacerse con Ixia, y Yelena había adquirido unos poderes mágicos que no sabía controlar. Su vida volvía a correr peligro, por lo que debía tomar de nuevo una decisión, pero en esta ocasión de insospechadas consecuencias…

Maria V. Snyder - Scent ​of Magic
Hunted, ​Killed—Survived? As the last Healer in the Fifteen Realms, Avry of Kazan is in a unique position: in the minds of her friends and foes alike, she no longer exists. Despite her need to prevent the megalomanical King Tohon from winning control of the Realms, Avry is also determined to find her sister and repair their estrangement. And she must do it alone, as Kerrick, her partner and sole confident, returns to Alga to summon his country into battle. Though she should be in hiding, Avry will do whatever she can to support Tohon’s opponents. Including infiltrating a holy army, evading magic sniffers, teaching forest skills to soldiers and figuring out how to stop Tohon’s most horrible creations yet; an army of the walking dead—human and animal alike and nearly impossible to defeat. War is coming and Avry is alone. Unless she figures out how to do the impossible ... again.

Maria V. Snyder - Night ​Study
Ever ​since being kidnapped from the Illiais Jungle as a child, Yelena Zaltana's has been fraught with peril. But the recent loss of her Soulfinding abilities has endangered her more than ever before. As she desperately searches for a way to reclaim her magic, her enemies are closing in, and neither Ixia nor Sitia are safe for her anymore. Especially since the growing discord between the two countries and the possibility of a war threatens everything Yelena holds dear. Valek is determined to protect Yelena, but he's quickly running out of options. The Commander suspects that his loyalties are divided, and he's been keeping secrets from Valek...secrets that put him, Yelena and all their friends in terrible danger. As they uncover the various layers of the Commander's mysterious plans, they realize it's far more sinister that they could have ever imagined.

Maria V. Snyder - Poison ​Study - Méregtan
Merénylet, ​mágia, megpróbáltatások... A koporsószerű sötétbe zárva nincs körülöttem az égvilágon semmi, ami elterelhetné figyelmemet az emlékeimről. Megöltem Reyadot. _Megérdemelte_ a halált - ám a törvény szerint a tettemért én is halált érdemlek. Ixiában a gyilkosságért kivégzés jár. S most már csak a hóhér kötelére várok. Ám ugyanaz a törvény, amely ítélettel sújt, akár meg is mentheti az életemet. Ixia ételkóstolója, akit arra választottak ki, hogy a Parancsnok egészségét a mérgezett ételektől megóvja, immár holtan hever. A törvény pedig kimondja, hogy a soron következő halálbüntetésre ítélt fogolynak - vagyis nekem - fel kell ajánlani a tisztséget. _"Ezt a regényt képtelenség letenni." - Charlaine Harris, bestseller szerző_ _"Snyder szenzációs fantasy regénye... finom, mégis mindent elsöprő románccal egyesíti George R. R. Martin intelligens politikai látásmódját." - Publishers Weekly_ _"Maria V: Snyder meggyőzi olvasóit, hogy higgyenek az általa teremtett világban és a szereplőiben; ebben áll az igazi író varázsereje." - Harriet Klausner_

Maria V. Snyder - Storm ​Watcher
Luke ​Riley is lost. His mother's recent death has set Luke and his family adrift. Even though his father, twin brothers, and their three Bloodhounds are search and rescue volunteers, they have been unable to rescue themselves and become a family again. The summer after sixth grade looms in Luke's mind as a long, lonely three months where the only thing he can look forward to is watching The Weather Channel. Luke is fascinated with the weather, but since his mother's death in a storm, he is also terrified. Even the promised 13th birthday present of a Bloodhound puppy fails to lift Luke's spirits. He would rather have a different breed - a petite Papillon, but his father insists he get a Bloodhound. When Luke decides to get the Bloodhound from Willajean, a dog breeder who owns Storm Watcher Kennel, he works out a deal to help at her kennel in exchange for the expensive dog. Thrilled to have a summer with a purpose, Luke befriends Willajean's daughter, Megan and together they plan how Luke can get a Papillon puppy instead of a Bloodhound. But nothing seems to work as they struggle with stubborn fathers, summer storms, unhelpful siblings, and hidden guilt. Can one little white dog really save both families?

Maria V. Snyder - Fire ​Study
The ​apprenticeship is over—now the 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… Honor 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.

Maria V. Snyder - Outside ​In
Me? ​A Leader? Okay, I did prove that there's more to Inside than we knew. That a whole world exists beyond this cube we live in. And finding that led to a major rebellion - between worker scrubs like me and the snobby uppers who rule our world. Make that ruled. Because of me, we're free. I thought that meant I was off the hook, and could go off on my own again - while still touching base with Riley, of course. He's the one upper I think I can trust. But then we learned that there's outside and then there is Outside. And something from Outside wants In.

Maria V. Snyder - Sea ​Glass
Like ​the colorful pieces of sea glass washed up on shore, Opal has weathered rough waters and twisting currents. But instead of finding a tranquil eddy, Opal is caught in a riptide. Her unique glass messengers which allow instant communication over vast distances have become a vital part of Sitian society. Once used solely by the Councilors and magicians, other powerful factions are now vying for control. Control of the messengers equals control of Sitia. Unfortunately that also means control of Opal. If that isn’t enough of a problem, Opal’s determination to prove blood magic is still being used is met with strong resistance. The Council doubts her, her mentor doubts her, and even her family is concerned. When her world is turned upside down, she begins to doubt herself. In the end, Opal must decide who to believe, who to trust, and who has control—otherwise she will shatter into a million pieces and be swept out by the tide.

Maria V. Snyder - Touch ​of Power
Laying ​hands upon the injured and dying, Avry of Kazan assumes their wounds and diseases into herself. But rather than being honored for her skills, she is hunted. Healers like Avry are accused of spreading the plague that has decimated the Territories, leaving the survivors in a state of chaos. Stressed and tired from hiding, Avry is abducted by a band of rogues who, shockingly, value her gift above the golden bounty offered for her capture. Their leader, an enigmatic captor-protector with powers of his own, is unequivocal in his demands: Avry must heal a plague-stricken prince—leader of a campaign against her people. As they traverse the daunting Nine Mountains, beset by mercenaries and magical dangers, Avry must decide who is worth healing and what is worth dying for. Because the price of peace may well be her life....

Maria V. Snyder - Inside ​Out
Keep ​Your Head Down. Don't Get Noticed. Or Else. I'm Trella. I'm a scrub. A nobody. One of thousands who work the lower levels, keeping Inside clean for the Uppers. I've got one friend, do my job and try to avoid the Pop Cops. So what if I occasionally use the pipes to sneak around the Upper levels? The only neck at risk is my own…until I accidentally start a rebellion and become the go-to girl to lead a revolution.

Maria V. Snyder - Spy ​Glass
An ​undercover mission leads to danger, adventure and an impossible choice. After siphoning her own blood magic in the showdown at Hubal, Opal Cowan has lost her powers. She can no longer create glass magic. More, she's immune to the effects of magic. Opal is now an outsider looking in, spying through the glass on those with the powers she once had, powers that make a difference in the world. Until spying through the glass becomes her new power. Suddenly, the beautiful pieces she makes flash in the presence of magic. And then she discovers that someone has stolen some of her blood - and that finding it might let her regain her powers. Or know it could be they are lost forever.

Maria V. Snyder - Poison ​Study
Shivers, ​obsession, sleepless nights—these are the results not of one of the milder poisons that novice food-taster Yelena must learn during her harrowing job training but of newcomer Snyder's riveting fantasy that unites the intelligent political focus of George R.R. Martin with a subtle yet potent romance. Through a stroke of luck, Yelena escapes execution in exchange for tasting the food of the Commander, ruler of Ixia. Though confined to a dank prison cell and doomed to a painful death, Yelena slowly blooms again, caught up in castle politics. But some people are too impatient to wait for poison to finish off Yelena. With the help of Valek, her steely-nerved, cool-eyed boss and the Commander's head of security, she soon discovers that she has a starring role to play in Ixia's future—a role that could lead to her being put to death as a budding magician even if she hits each cue perfectly. The first in a series, this is one of those rare books that will keep readers dreaming long after they've read it.

Maria V. Snyder - Magic ​Study
Yelena ​is a survivor. Kidnapped as a child, held prisoner as a teen, then released to act as a poison taster, she is now a student of magic. But these magic skills place her in imminent danger, and with an execution order on her head, she has no choice but to escape to Sitia, the land of her birth. But nothing in Sitia is familiar. As she struggles to understand where she belongs and how to control her powers, a rogue magician emerges—and Yelena catches his eye. Suddenly she is embroiled in a situation not of her making. And once again her magical abilities will either save her life...or be her downfall.

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