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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She can’t refuse, or her evil grandmother will punish her by hurting those she loves–her father, her young cousins, and her most precious treasure of all; her childhood friend, Darragh. It allows the reader to identify more fully with the protagonist and to share her world quite intimately. The summary and its focus on how that shipwrecked guy whose name currently escapes me might be her soulmate which, I’m sorry, is a word that should never be used in a non-Harlequin novel; it’s far too cheesy and it prevents me from taking the book seriously.

The problems I had with it were very minor. No trivia or quizzes yet. It was a much darker book than many of Marillier’s usual, which I really liked, actually.

My favorite parts of these books are the gorgeous settings, the relationships between sevewnaters of the unique, well-developed characters, and seeing so many generations of connected stories.

The plot had a good premise, but she could have done better. You write for both young adults and adult readers. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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She either needs to learn how to develop a different voice for different characters, or revert to third-person. And only Maeve and her little brother Finbar have the ability to save their family, their clan, and perhaps all of Erin. Please try again later. Cathal was very different in a way I admire: Though, like those two women, she finds her life drifting radically from the path she was sure it would follow.

Her devotion to Beacan seemed like an afterthought to her preoccupation with Cathal. Only seevenwaters Y-chromosome made it? When her new baby brother is stolen from his nursery while in Clodagh’s care, everything changes, and Clodagh finds herself completely outside her realm of experience, on a journey to reclaim her kidnapped brother from the realm of the Fair Folk and prove not only her own innocence, but that of the unusual young warrior Cathal who is also under suspicion.

But I do emphasize the word bitter. It felt really good to return to a story and characters that has been so familiar to me ever since I read Daughter of the Forest nearly four years ago. In Clodagh, the heroine tto is so good at running a household, readers are sure to find a protagonist they will love.

About Heir to Sevenwaters The chieftains of Sevenwaters have long been custodians of a vast and mysterious forest? I find that extremely plausible.

I would definitely recommend reading this book!

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I love knowing a history of the characters and what motivates them from reading the previous books, but what impresses me the most is how unique and addictive Marillier makes each new story. Which brings me to my biggest complaint: Juliet’s novels and short stories have won many awards.

Clodagh is a strong heroine with pronounced individual traits that set her apart from the healers with supernatural abilities we have had before. Liadan is an exceptionally talented healer who is also supernaturally gifted; receiving sporadic visions of the present and future, able to hear and see beings of the Otherworld, and she has also inherited her mother’s ability to communicate silently, mind-to-mind, with her twin brother Sean.

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I sevenawters still read the next two, because I really do want to know what happens next, but maybe I’ll search first for summaries or spoilers to see if I can possibly just know the story without having to go through the agony of reading more of such poorly written drivel. See all reviews.

This book is full of adventures and the true meaning of love and because of this I read this book in a few days. I love all of these books, this one of my favorites though. Trouble is brewing among the local nobility, and Clodagh struggles to make sense of some mysterious warnings she receives. Although Irish lore is mixed with all the books so far, in this book it is clutch in solving the riddles of the Underworld and to it’s current ruler, Mac Dara.

On that note, I also find it hard to believe, statistically, that Mac Dara never had another son. Book ratings by Goodreads. 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 srvenwaters with each other. Be prepared for setbacks and knock-backs.

I love the way traditional stories get right to the heart of matters and are unafraid to show big themes: Admittedly, she was constrained by the frame of the fairytale back then. Cathal, the rude friend of Aidan, however, warns Clodagh away from the handsome man.