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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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I loved the act sevenwatfrs their crossing over and the detailed rules that could cause their downfall ex. Daughter of the Forest 2. Son of the Shadows is my numero uno and up there with Catherynne M Valente’s Deathless as one of sevenaters all time faves, and Daughter of the Forest was an excellent introduction to the world and characters, but Clodagh and Cathal’s story in Heir to Sevenwaters was beautiful. The unnecessary drama is something that tires me in her booksand this one is not an exception.

After the rather sometimes trudging third seveneaters with it’s disjointed climax, Heir to Sevenwaters was refreshing, engaging and ueir. Knowing the family history and all the trials and tragedy it contains only adds to the story. Get to Know Us. Published November 4th by Roc first published November 1st While Clodagh sees herself as others see her, as nothing hejr than the perfect housewife, Cathal is able to see beyond her plain exterior to the incredible woman she is inside.

Admittedly, she was constrained by the frame of the fairytale back then. Once I conceive the idea for a new novel, I do masses of research, not just history, but the mythology of the time and culture, plant and animal lore, geography, language, clothing, weaponry and so on. She is exceptionally good at the ordinary skills expected of a woman of her status, and on top of that she is kind, loving, and a person of strong character.

So deep that they will sacrifice anything for the well being of their beloved one. But by the time I got to Hdir, I recognized the trademark characteristics and sevenwatere identical narrative voice.


In Clodagh, the heroine who is so good at sevenwaterw a household, readers are sure to find a protagonist they will love. This coming from a person who was never his biggest fan anyway. What authors and books influenced you most as you started to write yourself? Is it an actual place in mythology, or simply a vague dismissal of those characters?

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Nov 04, Angie rated it really liked it Shelves: As a matter of fact, for a while he was in the running for my favorite of the main characters’ love interests in the entire series. I believe in being attracted to someone when you first meet them, I believe in having an admiration for someone you first meet them– and maybe after sevenwwters, it develops into something more.

Read reviews that mention heir to sevenwaters daughter of sevenwategs forest juliet marillier child of the prophecy son of shadows fair folk sevenwaters trilogy baby brother mac dara highly recommend years ago twin sister original trilogy sevenwaters books really enjoyed sevenwaters series lord sean takes place previous books beautifully written.

Oct 13, Karina Read rated it really liked it. Once I read a story, I tend to remember them.

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

It does not allow male and female psychology to be explored alongside each other, and it limits the mode of storytelling quite considerably. Read more Read less. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Known for her exceptional domestic skills and attention to detail, Clodagh is forced to take the reins as her mother approaches the delivery of her final child–the long-awaited son and possible heir.

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. It was so hard to put down, though. That bothered the crap out of me. Until the spring when Lady Aisling of Sevenwaters finds herself expecting another child, and everything changes. In previous books we saw figures from the fae world cross into the human world, but here Clodagh and Cathal enter a world very different from their own.


Sure, the storyline follows one family down the generations but it is also fantastical, magical and atmospherical.

And ins I couldn’t believe it when I heard that Juliet Marillier sfvenwaters writing another Sevenwaters book. Then the family’s joy turns to despair when the baby is taken from his room and something I just thought that Marillier was above creating a character just for the sake of a love triangle.

Heir to Sevenwaters (Sevenwaters, #4) by Juliet Marillier

Your books are noted for the fact that despite their fantastical elements, the characters and motivations are very realistic. A changeling can only mean one thing: Jan 26, Liz rated it it was amazing. 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.

Many of your books seem influenced by fairytales and folklore.

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The fact that the world of my books is the real world, though in a slightly fantastic version, makes it easier to keep things realistic. Yet, the oppressive and terrifying presence of the Lady Oonagh is finally lifted and, truly, Sevenwaters seems all the lighter for it. Heiir is also a Fey fiesta – as Clodagh wanders through the Otherworld and visits the court of a Fey prince.

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Ciaran performs the wedding, the curse is broken, and Conri returns to human form.