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Fresh Pick | SPY GLASS by Maria V. Snyder
Fresh Pick / September 12, 2010

Glass #3 September 2010 On Sale: September 1, 2010 Featuring: Opal Cowan 432 pages ISBN: 0778328473 EAN: 9780778328476 Trade Size $13.95 Add to Wish List Fantasy Buy at Spy Glass by Maria V. Snyder 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. A lively story of a girl who could have been exceptional, but might have to settle for being ordinary. Excerpt Crouching in the darkness of the closet, I stilled as footsteps approached. My instincts screamed to run. I stared at the thin…

Maria V. Snyder | Unexpected Gifts
Uncategorized / May 21, 2009

I’d like to first thank Fresh Fiction for inviting me to blog on their wonderful site – Thanks so much! I’m so lucky to have such great support from the various book websites and review sites throughout the Internet. It has been one of many unexpected surprises when I became a published author. Another happy and unexpected result has been reader emails. Now some of you may be thinking, of course you’d get emails. But I had been so focused on getting my story published; that I hadn’t really considered what would happen once the book hit the shelves. Click to read the rest of Maria’s blog and to comment. Visit to learn more about books and authors.