UK Releases
WELCOME to my United Kingdom Page! My books are rather popular in the United Kingdom so I thought you deserved your very own page. On this page, you'll find the covers of all my books that have been published in the UK, news, upcoming releases, links to purchase books, and any information that I might have regarding me and the UK like potential visits to your country (see below for the latest :).

NAVIGATING THE STARS (Sentinels of the Galaxy Book 1)

I'm excited to announce that Navigating the Stars is available now in print worldwide!

Navigating the Stars is the first book of my Sentinels of the Galaxy series. It's a fast-paced, action adventure science fiction story, starring Lyra Tian Daniels. It's set 400 years in the future and, in this world humans have discovered Chinese Terracotta Warriors on exoplanets throughout the Milky Way Galaxy. Lyra's parents are the archaeological experts with a capital E and are assigned to travel to Planet Yulin to assess the newest Warrior discovery.

Lyra's not as enthused about the adventure to say the least, but, since she's not yet eighteen Actual years old, she has no choice but to leave her friends behind--50 years behind that is. Traveling through space very fast has a big price--the time dilation. However, once she arrives at Planet Yulin fifty years in the future, she has more to worry about than missing her friends. Looters attack and strange things are afoot!

One of the reasons I really loved writing about Lyra is her voice. She takes snark to a entirely new level and just--as another character remarks on--refuses to be ignored. I think in today's increasingly dangerous world, speaking up for yourself and others is extremely important. And I hope Lyra inspires my readers to Refuse to be Ignored!

Another aspect that was super fun to write was Lyra's relationship with her parents. In so many YA books, the main character's parents are absent, dead, or abusive. But Lyra's are alive and well and involved in her life--too involved if you ask Lyra. And I received one of the biggest compliments about Lyra's mother from my daughter (who has high standards). She said, "I like the mom character because she's so...momish." Boo-yah!

I hope you enjoy reading Navigating the Stars as much as I enjoyed writing it. The second book in the series is Chasing the Shadows and that will be coming out December 2019!

Read an Excerpt from NAVIGATING THE STARS.

ISBN 13: 9781489252746
Release date: November 24, 2018 Maria V. Snyder publisher
Price: £13.95 - Trade-size paperback
Price: £3.89 - eBook

You can order NAVIGATING THE STARS online at these UK retailers:

DAWN STUDY The Chronicles of Ixia, Book 9!

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.

Read an Excerpt from DAWN STUDY.

UK Release date eBook edition: 1 February 2017
Release date print edition: 9 February 2017



You can order all Maria's UK editions online at these retailers:


I had an absolutely fantastic time when I visited the UK back in March and April 2015 to promote SHADOW STUDY. I visited London, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh, and Bristol and it was amazing. The best part was meeting all my readers who were able to take the time to visit me. I'm truly touched and honored by the sheer number of readers willing to stand in line! Especially fun for me were those informal gatherings at the local pubs. It was nice to get to know a few of my readers better and to become friends!

I posted a bunch of photos and details about the trip. Click HERE for more details.


The Chronicles of Ixia Covers (a.k.a. Study and Glass Series):





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