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Editorial Reviews. Review. The powerful fantasy novel Child of the Prophecy successfully concludes Juliet Marillier’s Sevenwaters Trilogy, which. CHILD OF THE PROPHECY: Book Three of the Sevenwaters Trilogy. Juliet Marillier, Author. Tor $ (p) ISBN Title: Child of the Prophecy Author(s): Juliet Marillier ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Paw Prints Availability.

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Also, the partial loss of the romantic element leaves a void, but our heroine’s internal struggle is quite emotional to make up for it to some extent, giving the author the opportunity to write equally beautiful.

Child of the Prophecy (Sevenwaters, #3) by Juliet Marillier

She has otherworldly abilities like many of the other characters who have gone before her, but unlike them, she seems entirely earthly. CotP is most d I think this book was at least as good as Daughter of the Forestalthough in a somewhat different way. When I first read the Sevenwaters books I immediately bought every book she has written. Marillier ponders marilllier value and purpose of storytelling in A great conclusion to the Sevenwaters trilogy.

The reason I gave this book one star was because I thought it was But I may give it another few years!

Child of the Prophecy – Wikipedia

Fainne comes to Sevenwaters for the first time under the control of her wicked grandmother but finds there, not enemies, but a family like she did not know existed. Her grandmother gives her a charm to wear to protect her from the people of Sevenwaters; in reality, this charm allows her grandmother to see Fainne and to partially control her thoughts.

The Best Books of Disappointed at Fainne’s continued lack of progress, her grandmother threatens harm to all those Fainne loves, including Darragh, who visits one day.


Although I loved revisiting the old characters from the previous novels, it was just missing something. Inner turmoil and growth, chikd are prominent, are well-done and balanced out with dialogue and a bit of action. Marillier wouldn’t be herself, though, without rich secondary characters as well.

There were times marilluer I almost abandoned it. The island prophscy then shrouded in the mists only to be seen briefly by the occasional seaman until that time in the far future when men again remember. The prophecies of long ago have foretold a way to preve Child of the Prophecy is the thrilling conclusion to Juliet Marillier’s award-winning Sevenwaters Trilogy. On its own probably not, however as the third of an amazing series it does tie up loose ends and it has some very touching moments.

Child of the Prophecy

The third book in the epic and compulsively readable Sevenwaters series Julirt of the Prophecy is the eagerly-awaited follow-up to the winner of the Aurealis Award Son of the Shadows and the international bestseller Daughter of the Forest. If you haven’t read book two, Niamh is sent away in an effort to keep her away from her love because view spoiler [he’s her half uncle, conceived when the “evil stepmother” took over seven waters, and after she turned the brothers into swans.

In this one, the grandchildren of the original couple feature heavily. It seemed so obvious from the start that the amulet was something that manipulated.

Darragh tells Fainne that he is willing to give up his original life to be with her. Join Fianne, daughter of Ciaran and Niamh, making her granddaughter to Sevenwaters’ nemesis, Oonagh as she struggles with the two-sides of her family legacy and discovers the deepest third-level nature of her own true Be-ing and source of her power as keeper of the Needle.


She doesn’t always make the best choices, and she has to live with the ones she does make. I really liked the first book of this series and truly loved the second.

Fainne is a very complex characterbut she is also amazingly simple about her values and about what she wants. Of Marillier’s books in the series this one is the best ‘grabber’ of all. Warning there may be spoilers!

The sheer idiocy of this plan is never accounted for jkliet the novel. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I wanted to shake her at times! A prophecy tells of a way to preserve the old magic, and Lady Oonagh is willing to trick her granddaughter and torture her own son to break it. Sorcha by far is the most memorable heroine of the three.

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I intend to make a video about this pair because it really is a beautiful one. That would’ve solved that mess. Even considering the fact that Ciaran is dying, which by the cyild never played out fully, it still does not make sense. Child of the Prophecy is, I think, a book about learning to love oneself, that it doesn’t matter how many people might love you because it is all lost if you don’t julit that inner core of strength and self-love.