Child of the Prophecy: Book Three of the Sevenwaters Trilogy (Paperback)

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Child of the Prophecy: Book Three of the Sevenwaters Trilogy (Paperback)


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This is book number 3 in the The Sevenwaters Trilogy series.

Child of the Prophecy is the thrilling conclusion to Juliet Marillier's award-winning Sevenwaters Trilogy.

Magic is fading... and the ways of Man are driving the Old Ones to the West, beyond the ken of humankind. The ancient groves are being destroyed, and if nothing is done, Ireland will lose its essential mystic core.

The prophecies of long ago have foretold a way to prevent this horror, and it is the Sevenwaters clan that the spirits of Eire look to for salvation. They are a family bound into the lifeblood of the land, and their promise to preserve the magic has been the cause of great joy to them... as well as great sorrow.

It is up to Fianne, daughter of Niamh, the lost sister of Sevenwaters, to solve the riddles of power. A shy child of a reclusive sorcerer, she finds that her way is hard: She is the granddaughter of the wicked sorceress Oonagh, who has emerged from the shadows and seeks to destroy all that Sevenwaters has striven for. Oonagh will use Fianne most cruelly to accomplish her ends, and stops at nothing to see her will done.

Will Fianne be strong enough to battle this evil and save those she has come to love?

JULIET MARILLIER achieved international recognition with the publication of the first two award-winning novels in the Sevenwaters Trilogy, a historical fantasy set in Ireland and Britain in the ninth century, and loosely based on the fairy tale “The Six Swans”. Her other historical fantasy series include the Viking-inspired Light Isles duology and the Bridei Chronicles set in north Britain in the time of the Picts.

Product Details ISBN: 9780312870362
ISBN-10: 0312870361
Publisher: Tor Books
Publication Date: January 1st, 2003
Pages: 528
Language: English
Series: The Sevenwaters Trilogy

“A rich tapestry of love and loss, family loyalty and personal sacrifice... Marillier's strong voice and rolling, lucid prose seem appropriate for a tenth century Irish tale, and her command of a fantasy story's elements make this an excellent conclusion to a fine trilogy.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Juliet Marillier is among the most skilled of fantasy writers” —Sara Douglass