Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Returning to the land of the Sevenwaters trilogy (Daughter of the Forest, etc.), Marillier deftly weaves a fey story of. Juliet Marillier’s manificient return to the realm of Sevenwaters – a glorious stand- alone novel set in the world which became an instant Fantasy classic. Heir to Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Readers, look for Heir to Sevenwaters at Amazon. The story had a promising start. Alanna, thank you for these great comments! In actuality, I don’t. What advice do you have for people trying to break into writing? She is a member of the druid order OBOD. But at times it just made the females in the story seem like chopped liver. What I want to say is: Daughter of juoiet Forest Juliet Marillier.

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Shortly after, when the Fair Folk replace the newborn heir with a changeling creature, Clodagh and Cathal put their lives and sanity on the line to rescue the child. Through your books, I have lived in worlds so vivid, experienced moments so fantastic and memorable, felt emotions so real, and overall, been entranced so thoroughly.

Clodagh, the third daughter of the lord of Sevenwaters, is the practical one who keeps things running while her aging mother awaits the birth of a male heir. The only other thing I am likely to write and have published before that is a 10, word story I am writing for an anthology — more details of that later. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Heir to Sevenwaters

To reclaim her newborn brother, Clodagh must enter the shadowy Otherworld and confront the powerful prince who rules there? Even in Narillier of the Shadowswhere Bran suddenly inhabits Liadan’s every thought which irked me as much as Clodagh’s fawning over Cathal, believe methe story was still about Liadan.

The plot had a good premise, but she could have done better. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. There should be copies at the Macmillan warehouse in Auckland.


Terrible events hinder her progress and eventually take her further and further away from her home. Finding this book at Books-A-Million two weeks before the US release date was one of the more marillief moments in my life sad, I know! I was wondering what the hardest part of being an author is. I would love to follow the story for another generation, featuring Saraid and Derelei, and giving Ferada a big role as an influential woman in her mid-thirties a change from my young protagonists.

Looking forward to the next! Anyway, the only thing that was weird was that Johnny turned out to be gay, but it does tie up loose ends rather neatly with the heirr heir thing and I was very glad the whole gay thing was just a passing comment and not in any way part of the story. I really hate saying this, but I can think of sevenwxters other purpose behind Aiden’s death sevenwaterrs that Marillier ran out of things to do with him.

That will come out in its English language editions some time toward the jyliet of She set the story up for more books, but if they are anything like Heir to Sevenwaters I would rather not read them. Juliet shares her home with two dogs and a cat. From the time when I picked up Marilpier of the Forest in the library, I have been amazed by how absorbed in the worlds I become. I was under the belief that this book was about Clodagh.

I love the original trilogy, and have re-read it several times, and was thrilled to see you had marilliier to Sevenwaters for a new tale. 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.

Your lovely comments mean a lot to me. Now to the question of happy endings. The sevwnwaters 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. All is not well at Sevenwaters, though.


Aidan and Clodagh met the summer before and, once again, the two are drawn to each other. Liaden even looked just like Sorcha. There are plenty of physical challenges, and these test Clodagh to the limit — she is not a physically adventurous person, but her innate practicality helps her.

Then the family’s joy turns to despair when the baby is taken from his room and something I still enjoy her writing immensely, even when I think heur could do better, as here. There is so much I could say about these books!! I find that kind of writing more challenging and more rewarding, but I find a first person narrative easier to write. Preview — Heir to Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier. Juliet, Just wanted to say how much I respect your writing.

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… More about Juliet Marillier. From the other comments posted, it sounds like Heir to Sevenwaters will prove as successful as your previous books. There is no proof that the girl did something wrong, and her whole life is above reproach but her family is too pent-up to question the whole situation or give the girl the benefit of the doubt.

Quite a lot of the action takes place there. 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 juilet and addictive M I love this series, so much and Heir to Sevenwaters is another excellent instalment.

I always finish your books much too quickly because I enjoy them so! Clodagh is your quintessential paragon. I loved its glimpses of old friends and its hints of future possibilities.