Heir to Sevenwaters is the fourth book of the Sevenwaters series. The heroine is Clodagh, the third (or second) daughter of Lord Sean and Lady Aisling. Her father, Lord Sean of Sevenwaters, faces his own difficulties as warring factions threaten his borders. When Aisling gives birth to a son—a new heir to. Heir to Sevenwaters is the first spin-off of The Sevenwaters Trilogy, written by Juliet Marillier. Clodagh, one of the six daughters of Lord Sean of .

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This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Is there a more thorough explanation as to where ‘across the sea’ is, i. The story follows Clodagh, the third of Sean and Aisling’s six daughters, and the one the entire household looks to in times of strain and dissension.

Daughter of the Forest 2. I have, and will continue to, read some of her other novels, some i have loved Heart’s Blood in particular and one not so much waiting for the plot to start in Dreamer’s Poolbut i think these will remain my favourite; and this one in particular.

Fantasy novel trilogies Historical fantasy novels fantasy novels s fantasy novels. Ho I get to the end, I put the manuscript aside for about a month and then come back to it with fresh eyes for more revision. I could say a lot more about this book, ueir I won’t because it’s rather late and I’m at the point of collapsing from exhaustion, as I mentioned above.

Getting published is a bonus. And yet, Heir to Sevenwaters would be nothing without its leading man, Cathal. For example, do you research? Hidden enemies seek to undermine the family and the Fair Folk of the forests have moved on, leaving behind the tricksters. I also noticed in Heir to Sevenwaters that Marillier has developed a very annoying habit in which Clodagh hears a character usually Cathal say something mysterious, sevenwaaters then immediately spends a few pages ruminating over every possible meaning sevenwategs this mysterious quote.

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Third person allows a deeper exploration of the relationships between characters. Accompanied on her quest by a warrior who may prove to be more than he seems, Clodagh will have her courage tested to breaking point.

Return to Book Page. While she lacks physical prowess, the burning strength of her heart and her courage more than make up for any shortcomings she may have, making her one of my – if not the most favorite – Sevenwaters women. Stephanie I think it’s the islands. Nov 29, Talltree rated it it was amazing Shelves: English Choose a sevenwsters for shopping.

Heir to Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier

But this whole utter devotion after knowing each other for a few minutes is a load of crap. I also like that she “casually” includes several hints to the continuation of the series. I suppose I could chalk it up to the men trying to woo their respective woman because no woman is going to swoon over a guy saying “Hey I just met you and this is crazy baby, I thought you were smoking hot when I met you, and my drive to sleep with you made me pay more attention to you”but honestly at this point it’s like reading the same dialogue over and over again.

Yet another breathtaking narrative – Juliet knows how to keep us clinging to the stories that she so skillfully imagines and writes. Unlike its predecessors, Heir to Sevenwaters takes awhile to really reach its true plot thread, the journey to the Otherworld, but the novel never lags because of it.

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How do you make the switch between the two? She does something extraordinary even though she is very ordinary.

Flame of Sevenwaters Juliet Marillier. They start as strangers and might I say not liking each other at all but when they began to really knowing the other they feel deeply in love with each other. Not anywhere near as good as the other three Sevenwaters books Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Seer of Sevenwaters follows Sibeal’s pronounced Shi-bail last summer on Inis Eala before she makes her final vows to become a druid and live in the forest of Sevenwaters in quiet meditation and solitude. May 09, Giedre rated it liked it.


We can tuck that information away in our minds and ruminate on the possibilities ourselves. Ungrounded from her family, house, and talents, she lost everything that had made her interesting to me.

Not a fan of this book. Clodagh shares a psychic mind-link with her twin sister Deirdre Sevenwaterdjust as her father, Sean, shares with his twin Liadan. I was excited to spend time in this setting.

Together, Clodagh and Cathal are able to weather the worst of storms, including the deadly new villain this book introduces. The Fair Folk are no longer quite as kind as they were towards past generations, though. Nov 04, Angie rated it really liked it Shelves: I like my own imagined endings for these stories better. Jan 26, Liz rated it it was amazing. How have those stories inspired your writing and style?

When her baby brother Finbar is taken, and a changeling put in its place, Clodagh meets the challenge of bringing her brother back from the Otherworld. The thing I did really like about Clodagh and her love interest, is that they are with each other for the majority of the book and their relationship is much more about acts of selfless love than a burning physical desire, which unfortunately dominated Son of the Shadows.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It happened in a split second, and in the baby’s place is a pile of sticks, leaves, branches, and pebbles, crudely shaped in a baby’s form—until Clodagh sees that the twig-and-leaves child is much more than it appears to be.

Becan, the odd baby Clodagh must take to the Otherworld in order to retrieve her new baby brother, became one of my favorite characters.