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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Though, like those two women, she finds her life drifting radically from the path she was sure it would follow.

Marillier is one sevenwaterrs my favorite authors and specifically the Sevenwaters trilogy is one of her best. I’ve said it before, but it’s great to see an effort at some diversity in stories that are set in ancient Ireland. Clodagh has other worries, however, with the prospect of parting with her twin sister, and her mother’s unexpected and potentially dangerous pregnancy.

We see her growth both during times of magic, but also during times of difficulty in everyday life. I would recommend this to diehard sevebwaters of Sevenwaters, but I myself will not be reading it again. The relation between Clodagh and Deirdre follows a very similar pattern.

The reward may be far greater than she ever dreamed…. Buy the selected items together This item: All this in an atmosphere full of romance created by the writer’s particularly be The fourth book of the series is the most Celtic and the darkest of all until now. During this time, Clodagh’s twin sister, Deirdre, is set to be married and though the family is concerned for Aisling’s old age, health, and the future of her baby, they struggle to maintain a facade of happiness for Deirdre’s marriage brings a needed alliance.

When you start a story, do you have in mind whether it will be best for young adults or adult audiences, or does that develop as the book does? Clodagh has no other options; she must take whatever help she can get—and deep down, she can tell that Cathal is not behind the kidnapping.


This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Is there a more thorough explanation as to where ‘across the sea’ is, i. While I did need to remember the story and characters of the earlier Sevenwaters books, my protagonists are either completely new characters, or characters who had very small roles in the earlier books.

Heir to Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It sort of dragged near the middle, but soon picked up.

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. Looking for More Great Reads? I loved this story of a young woman who needs to call on all her strength to save her family and the man she loves, and never stops to think that she might not be good enough 4.

Or, in the case of Eamonn and Mac Dara, maliciously scheming to get whatever they want. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

I started out liking this book. ClodaghCathalMac Dara. On her way, she runs straight into Cathal. For example, do you research?

After the birth of baby Finbar, everyone is relieved to see that mother and child are both healthy and safe—until the newborn disappears suddenly while Clodagh is babysitting him. My primary focus is always seevenwaters the characters and their relationships. I love her diction, her rhythm, her fairytale tone. My biggest complaint about Son of the Shadows was that Liaden felt like a carbon copy of Sorcha without adding anything fresh to the model. And there were pages o Extremely disappointing.

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When her daughter, only a mere seven years old, got cancer, we all visited her – and still do visit her – in the hospital and would help tell stories; stories of women strong enough One of my English teachers once told my class that sevenwategs of telling her daughter the fairy tales of Disney legend, the classic Snow White and Sleeping Beauty that had the gallant princes arriving to save the day, she’d always change the ending so that the princess saved herself or, better yet, saved the prince too.


She was very compassionate, loving, hopeful, and strong in her own way. Child of the Prophecy. One who hier, thankfully, no Disney character like Lady Oonagh but clever and cunning, a true force to be reckoned with.

Similarly, Clodagh is willing enough to look beyond the facade that Cathal puts up and see that he is, in every way, her equal.

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Be prepared for setbacks and knock-backs. I could say a lot more about this book, but I won’t because it’s rather late and I’m at the point of collapsing from exhaustion, as I mentioned above. Families support each other and most certainly do not sacrifice their own members or let them suffer and perish. Honestly, right now, I’m almost afraid to pick up Seer of Sevenwatersjust because I don’t want to have to plow through these problems again.

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But this whole “I knew I loved you before I met you” a heiir Savage Garden thing just seemed horribly off. She graduated from the University of Otago with degrees in languages and music, and has had a varied career that includes teaching and performing music as well as working in government agencies.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Retrieved from ” http: See 1 question about Heir to Sevenwaters…. I wanted to read this book because i loved the others but this one never caught me in the same way.

I’d kiss her so hard she’d plead for mercy. Son of the Shadows Juliet Marillier. Open Preview See a Problem?