Glass

4 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 1,549 ratings

Storm Glass Publisher's Summary

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.

©2009 Maria V. Snyder (P)2009 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Storm Glass

    • By: Maria V. Snyder
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 578
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 328
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 330

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting character, no Gabra

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-16-09

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • Sea Glass

    • By: Maria V. Snyder
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 505
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 272
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 277

    Student glass magician Opal Cowan's newfound ability to steal a magician's powers makes her too powerful. Ordered to house arrest by the Council, Opal dares defy them, traveling to the Moon Clan's lands in search of Ulrick, the man she thinks she loves. Thinks because another man - now her prisoner - claims Ulrick's desire for blood magic has eclipsed his passion for her.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Better than the First Book

    • By Amy on 09-16-09

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • Spy Glass

    • By: Maria V. Snyder
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 271
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Rebuttal

    • By Demurr on 09-11-14

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3.5

    • Shattered Glass

    • A Glass Series novella
    • By: Maria V. Snyder
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    While trying to teach her adopted daughter, Reema, how to work with molten glass, Opal receives a letter from Master Magician Zitora Cowan requesting Opal's immediate help. Zitora resigned from the Sitian Council over two years ago to search for her lost sister, and no one has heard from her since. The letter is probably a trick, but Opal refuses to pass up the opportunity to help her mentor, who may be in genuine trouble. Good thing Opal isn't that easy to fool.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Short Story<br />

    • By Cynthia R. Connolly on 02-15-17

    Regular price: $6.95