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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Unlike Liadan, who seems forever strong, Clodagh isn’t ashamed to cry or show her fear.

Wildwood Dancing Cybele’s Secret I liked that Clodagh was a homemaker and I liked her devotion to and integration with her family. I don’t think many things in life have made me so happy.

She must separate truth from sveenwaters, and decide whether to follow the path the Fair Folk set for her, or make her own way, though her own path may lead to extreme danger, broken alliances and friendships, and a broken heart. 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 ssvenwaters of happiness for Deirdre’s marriage brings a needed alliance.

You see this dive in Irish mythology is done in such a good way that it reveals that it is a product of study rather than merely the result of a superficial approach to the subject.

Heir to Sevenwaters

And instead of following its predecessors and taking place a generation after the previous book, Heir to Sevenwaters would be set hfir three years after the events of Child of the Prophecy. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. 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 sevenwatera good enough 4.


Trouble is brewing among the local nobility, and Clodagh struggles to make sense of some mysterious warnings she receives.

You really get a sense of the family and their bond with the forest. Heir to Sevenwaters [Feb 3, ]. Sibeal’s comment I think really sums it up quite well: Read it Forward Read it first. I have already ranted my problems with regard to Liadan and Niamh.

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Jan 26, Liz rated it it was amazing. The courage to risk her life for her brother, but also the courage to try to be friends with a lonely young man who is not interested in being her friend, who goes out of his way to be prickly and unpleasant, who fights himself at every turn, and who no one believes in.

Human and Otherworld dwellers have existed there side by side, separated by a thin veil between worlds and sharing a wary trust. You write for both young adults and adult readers. She is raised on the coast in Kerry by her single father, a powerful sorcerer. And Johnny’s still my favorite character! Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Knowing the family history and all the trials and tragedy it contains only adds to the story. Ruler of the fey who’s been around probably since humanity got its start and who apparently slept around with any woman he laid eyes on?

There’s the usual drama with chieftains and land, but the story brings in a lot more Irish mythology when Sevfnwaters new baby brother and Sean’s heir is stolen and replaced with a changeling. I use the same process for every book. JM has a knack for creating villains that are so appropriately nasty and worthy of utmost hatred. And Cathal, at least, seemed to be the blatantly honest type; it seemed he’d at least own up to maybe not thinking too much of her initially, or….


That bothered the crap out of me. The plot line is interesting enough, but the telling is meandering and inconsistent. Is it an actual place in mythology, or simply a vague dismissal of those characters?

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I suppose I could chalk it up to the men trying to woo their respective woman because no woman is going to zevenwaters 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 hdir to you”but honestly at this point it’s like reading the same dialogue over and over again. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Whereas Sorcha and Liadan of the first two books seem almost superhuman in their personalities and achievements, Fainne and Clodagh seem more like real people, and therefore more endearing to the reader. I still plan to read all the books in this series.

The Fair Folk are no longer quite as kind as they were towards past generations, though. As mentioned before, I liked that Clodagh was a homemaker instead of an herbalist and did not possess sorcery like Fainne did in Child of the Prophecy. I’d unfasten her clothing and lie with her on that hard bed, and what was between us would be as far above the ordinary congress between man and woman as the stars are above their pale reflections in the lake too.

There is a variety of preliminary narrative incursions, very typical for old-school writing. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. So much so that I am writing this. This devenwaters from a person who was never his biggest fan anyway.

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