From the Publisher
So far, I''ve managed to survive. You would think after being
kidnapped as a child, imprisoned in my teens and released to become
a poison taster, I would have endured enough. But no. The discovery
of my magical abilitiespowers forbidden in Ixiahas resulted in an
execution order. My only chance is to flee to Sitia, my long-lost
But Sitia is unfamiliar. I''m treated like an enemyeven by my
own brother. Plus I can''t control my powers. I want to learn about
my magic, but there isn''t time. A rogue magician has emerged and
I''m targeted as his next victim.
Will my magical abilities save me
or be my downfall?
About the Author
Maria V. Snyder was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Meteorology at Pennsylvania State University in 1988, before deciding to become a novelist in 1995. Snyder graduated with a Master's degree in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University in 2007. The first two books in Snyder's popular fantasy/romance Study series, Poison Study and Magic Study, were Booksense picks in 2005 and 2006, respectively. Poison Study received a starred review in Publishers Weekly, and Magic Study was a RITA Award finalist. Snyder has also written science fiction short stories and freelance magazine and newspaper articles, in addition to teaching fiction writing classes at a local college. She lives with her family in Pennsylvania.
Format: Trade Paperback
Published: December 1, 2008
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0778327124
ISBN - 13: 9780778327127