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Maria E. Schneider

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If you were a character from a book, who would you be??

I'd be a dream catcher, the mystic woven spheres of the American Indian, catching the bad dreams and letting through only the good.

I'd be a dream weaver, she who tells stories woven from bits of dust and starlight.


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Maria E. Schneider The fourth book in the Moon Shadow series (Under Witch Moon, Under Witch Aura, Under Witch Curse...and the forth will be Ghost Shadow) and the sequel…moreThe fourth book in the Moon Shadow series (Under Witch Moon, Under Witch Aura, Under Witch Curse...and the forth will be Ghost Shadow) and the sequel to Dragons of Wendal.(less)
Maria E. Schneider Long walks, music, nature and art.
Average rating: 3.97 · 447 ratings · 121 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Under Witch Moon (Moon Shad...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Executive Lunch (A Sedona O...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Dragons of Wendal
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Executive Sick Days (A Sedo...
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Executive Retention (A Sedo...
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Catch an Honest Thief
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Okay we’ve talked about what car Steve Huntington will be driving in book four…and you know I never stop researching. Only the coolest of the cool, only the best for my characters. It is true that Sedona can be a bit of klutz. It is also true she needs to drag around various gadgets to get the job done…and that can be awkward when you’re a heroine trying to juggle a gun, a phone, your car keys…...

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Nice Dragons Finish Last (Heartstrikers, #1)
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Discussion at the blog this week!
Maria Schneider made a comment in the group Urban FantasyUrban Fantasy with a Noir-tinge topic
"Kathy (Kindle-aholic) wrote: "Stephen Blackmoore's City of the Lost and the Eric Carter have a noir feeling. Especially City of the Lost."

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"One of the very early scenes is nothing but a sex scene--that other goddess shows up and OF COURSE she is there for sex just to pass the time (that wa...more "
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"Kati wrote: "It didn't fall flat but it wrapped up entirely too quickly without much real investigative work. The characters and setting were good so...more "
Maria Schneider is reading Nice Dragons Finish Last: Buddy read at the blog this week: www.BearMountainBooks.com so far so good!
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Maria Schneider made a comment in the group Urban Fantasy series'August BOTM Nominations topic
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“Being a witch was indeed an onerous task. If people accepted us, they wanted the impossible. If they didn't, they wanted to burn us at the stake.”
Maria E. Schneider, Under Witch Moon

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message 7: by Maria

Maria Schneider Shera (Book Whispers) wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request! Honestly thought we were already!"

Glad to be friends!! I never send out the requests myself because generally it can be seen as spam. I'm always thrilled to make new friends. Thanks for friend me!


Shera (Book Whispers) Thanks for accepting my friend request! Honestly thought we were already!


message 5: by Maria

Maria Schneider Kindle-aholic wrote: ""I'm kind of glad my TBR pile is now on Kindle. Those stacks of books in the dining room were getting hard to walk around..."

Maria - I'm lucky I wasn't drinking anything when I read that one. :)"


Ha! I'll keep trying...

:>)


Kathy (Kindle-aholic) "I'm kind of glad my TBR pile is now on Kindle. Those stacks of books in the dining room were getting hard to walk around..."

Maria - I'm lucky I wasn't drinking anything when I read that one. :)


message 3: by Maria

Maria Schneider Kindle-aholic wrote: "I must say, I do love it when we discuss ratings on books - you are challenging me to be a better reviewer and to stand up for my ratings. Just wanted to say that I appreciate it (and while sometim..."

I certainly never noticed any snarkiness! Well, maybe *I'm* snarky. :>)


Kathy (Kindle-aholic) I must say, I do love it when we discuss ratings on books - you are challenging me to be a better reviewer and to stand up for my ratings. Just wanted to say that I appreciate it (and while sometimes the snarkiness comes through) I really do love our discussions. :)


message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Maria,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!


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