The Sevenwaters book series by Juliet Marillier includes books Daughter of the Forest, Son of the Shadows, Child of the Prophecy, and several more. See the. Get the Audible Audio Editions of the Sevenwaters series from the Sevenwaters, Book 1; By: Juliet Marillier; Narrated by: Terry Donnelly; Length: . Daughter of the Forest, the first book in Juliet Marillier’s award-winning Sevenwaters Trilogy Lovely Sorcha is the seventh child and only daughter of Lord Colum.

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Each can be read alone, but they are definitely best read in order.

Still slightly bitter she didn’t die a peaceful old lady with old man Red. Sep 03, Leila rated it really liked it Shelves: I sincerely adored each and every one of the six books, and I’m definitely glad Marillier didn’t stop after the first trilogy, because the second trilogy was also supremely excellent, and I love how everything ends.

It was all I could do not to roll my eyes and say, “Are you kidding me? She has accepted her condition, but her di In our last visit to the world of Sevenwater the author seems to have somehow run out of ideas, so he resorts to the easy solution of recycling.

I was in possession of a brand new JM b Before reading it: Shelve The Sevenwaters Trilogy: Flame of Sevenwaters is a satisfying julieg to this long, but beloved, series.

Marillier has always excelled at developing complex relationships, sevnwaters continues to carry through with this installment. Our heroine is a woman whose body has been deformed by fire, so she needs help even in the simplest of things.

Heir to Sevenwaters Sevenwaters, Book 4 By: I really enjoyed the descriptions of their halls and appearances. Daughter of the Forest Sevenwaters, Book 1 By: More than that, Maeve also faces physical and emotional challenges unlike any her iuliet have ever confronted.

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The story is relatively simple and I have to admit a tad predictable too, but despite all that, I ended up loving it. Her lifelong interest in history, folklore and mythology has had a Juliet Marillier was born July 27, in Dunedin, New Zealand and grew up surrounded by Celtic music and stories. In those books, main characters could be victims of vicious attacks, children were neglected, the heroines were often isolated and in dire situations. There just wasn’t much of a sacrifice on Maeve’s part in all this.


When women prove their strength through their vulnerability and receive that in return from the men they love.

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Also, and this is a big spoiler, so if you are still reading and don’t want to have a major plot twist ruined, quit reading now I knew who Bear and Badger were almost from the beginning. I didn’t get that at all between Maeve and Bear in this story and I very much missed it.

I hate that I’m rating this as a 3. Like all the novels in this series, there are tales within tales, stories that bind, reveal and conceal, and this novel is no exception.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. After that I tried to focus on Maeve, a character I waited so long to get to know againafter Child of the Prophecywhere she burned her hands and face, there were hardly any news about her or her recovery, so I had no idea of how damaged she was, and I must say it was a bit of a shock to learn she couldn’t use both of her hands. Trouble is brewing among the local nobility, and Clodagh struggles to make sense of some mysterious warnings she receives.

Shelve Daughter of the Forest. This one took me a lot longer to finish and although I found it worth the read, I did not think it was as good as the books I previously really liked.

Sevenwaters Series by Juliet Marillier

I’m also glad we got some glimpses of other book characters once again. Some of her comments sounded more like readers’ critiques than remarks from a character inside the story. Talk about conjuring mixed emotions in sevenwaterx reader.

Maeve returns to Sevenwaters after many years, to find her home under threat from Mac Dara, the cruel king of the Underworld who was the villain of one or two earlier Sevenwaters tales.


Hardcoverpages. She is raised on the coast in Kerry sevenwater her single father, a powerful sorcerer. The last one I had read, Seer of Sevenwatersfelt a bit of a letdown when compared to what Marillier got her readers used to in the first three books of the Sevenwaters marrillier. In our last visit to the world of Sevenwater the author seems to have somehow run out of ideas, so he resorts to the easy solution of recycling.

That is what the real problem was I think with the whole story, and marillker sets her apart from the rest of our Sevenwaters girls, especially Sorcha. I enjoyed this more than the last Sevenwaters book featuring Sibeal. Quite simply put, this novel sefenwaters boring. There are, of course, some different things, such as the heroine of the book that is quite different from the protagonists of the previous ones, but they are not enough to make a substantial difference. Son of the Shadows. But Sibeal’s vocation is her true calling, and she must choose between the two things that tug at her soul – her spirituality and a chance at love Those of you marilleir probably love this particular book.

With this last novel, Marillier escalates Mac Dara’s interest in Sevenwaters, heightening the stakes at hand. Her scars and the lack of use of her hands has made Maeve approach daily life in a different way than Muliet or Clodagh, or even, arguably, Sorcha.

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I can’t tell you how much I’ve loved the original Sevenwaters trilogy, all of which are still among my favorite books. Of course, these were far too few, contributing minimally to the story as marillirr whole. She is a disfigured cripple and this is what defines her.

Once she is on her own, she is not so painfully aware at how her way of doing things is not measuring up to her mother’s expectations. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.