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    • Daughter of the Forest

    • Sevenwaters, Book 1
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Terry Donnelly
    • Length: 26 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,345
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,234

    Lovely Sorcha is the seventh child and only daughter of Lord Colum of Sevenwaters. Bereft of a mother, she is comforted by her six brothers who love and protect her. Sorcha is the light in their lives and they are determined that she know only contentment. But Sorcha's joy is shattered when her father is bewitched by his new wife, an evil enchantress who binds her brothers with a terrible spell, a spell which only Sorcha can lift - by staying silent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Daughter of the Forest

    • By areader on 05-15-14

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Dreamer's Pool

    • Blackthorn & Grim, Book 1
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Scott Aiello, Natalie Gold, Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 17 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,760
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,646
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,640

    In exchange for help escaping her long and wrongful imprisonment, embittered magical healer Blackthorn has vowed to set aside her bid for vengeance against the man who destroyed all that she once held dear. Followed by a former prison mate, a silent hulk of a man named Grim, she travels north to Dalriada. There she'll live on the fringe of a mysterious forest, duty bound for seven years to assist anyone who asks for her help. Oran, crown prince of Dalriada, has waited anxiously for the arrival of his future bride, Lady Flidais.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful story, pretty solid narration

    • By Anya on 11-19-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Den of Wolves

    • Blackthorn & Grim, Book 3
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gold, Nick Sullivan, Scott Aiello, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 878
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 827
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 823

    Healer Blackthorn knows all too well the rules of her bond to the fey: seek no vengeance, help any who ask, do only good. But after the recent ordeal she and her companion, Grim, have suffered, she knows she cannot let go of her quest to bring justice to the man who ruined her life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Third Time's The Charm

    • By Jan on 11-05-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Tower of Thorns

    • Blackthorn & Grim, Book 2
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gold, Nick Sullivan, Susannah Jones
    • Length: 15 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,036
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 971
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 977

    Disillusioned healer Blackthorn and her companion, Grim, have settled in Dalriada to wait out the seven years of Blackthorn's bond to her fey mentor, hoping to avoid any dire challenges. But trouble has a way of seeking out Blackthorn and Grim. Lady Geiléis, a noblewoman from the northern border, has asked for the prince of Dalriada's help in expelling a howling creature from an old tower on her land - one surrounded by an impenetrable hedge of thorns.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Much, much better than the first in the series.

    • By R. Havens on 08-25-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Heir to Sevenwaters

    • Sevenwaters, Book 4
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 17 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 346
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 351

    The chieftains of Sevenwaters have long been custodians of a vast and mysterious forest and a new heir has been born. But the family's joy turns to despair when the baby is taken, and something unnatural is left in his place. To reclaim her newborn brother, Clodagh must enter the shadowy Otherworld and confront the powerful prince who rules there.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another great installment in series

    • By MissSusie66 on 10-03-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Flame of Sevenwaters

    • Sevenwaters, Book 6
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 17 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 329

    Maeve, daughter of Lord Sean of Sevenwaters, was badly burned as a child and carries the legacy of that fire in her crippled hands. After ten years, she’s returning home, having grown into a courageous, forthright woman with a special gift for gentling difficult animals. But while her body’s scars have healed, her spirit remains fragile, fearing the shadows of her past.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good conclusion if a bit rushed

    • By MissSusie66 on 10-09-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Dark Mirror

    • Bridei Trilogy #1
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 24 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 572
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 459
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 464

    One bitter Midwinter's Eve, everything changes when Bridei finds a child on their doorstep - a child abandoned by the Fair Folk. It is the height of ill fortune to have truck with the Fair Folk, and all in the area counsel the babe's death. But Bridei sees an old and precious magic at work and, heedless of the danger, fights to save the child. Broichan is wary but relents, for Bridei must grow to be his own man and make his own decisions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By Curtis on 08-12-13

    Regular price: $32.87

    • Son of the Shadows

    • Sevenwaters, Book 2
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 643
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 574
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 581

    Beautiful Sorcha is the courageous young woman who risked all to save her family from a wicked curse and whose love shattered generations of hate and bridged two cultures. It is from her sacrifice that Sorcha's brothers were brought home to their ancestral fortress Sevenwaters, and her life has known much joy. But not all the brothers were able to fully escape the spell that transformed them into swans, and it is left to Sorcha's daughter, Liadan, to help fulfill the destiny of the Sevenwaters clan. Beloved child and dutiful daughter, Liadan embarks on a journey that shows her just how hard-won was the peace that she has known all her life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Narration, Beautiful Story

    • By Lena on 02-04-14

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Child of the Prophecy

    • Sevenwaters, Book 3
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Heather O'Neill
    • Length: 22 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 436
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 385
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 396

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Continued great writing, jarring change...

    • By Rebecca on 09-27-15

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Seer of Sevenwaters

    • Sevenwaters, Book 5
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Terry Donnelly
    • Length: 21 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 286
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291

    Prior to making her final pledge as a druid, the young seer Sibeal visits the island of Inis Eala, where the Sight leads her to Felix, a survivor of a Norse shipwreck who has no memory of his past. As the island's healers struggle to keep Felix alive, he and Sibeal form a natural bond. But Sibeal's vocation is her true calling, and she must choose between the two things that tug at her soul - her spirituality and a chance at love....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Love the series, but has problems

    • By Leslie on 12-05-14

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Wildwood Dancing

    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Kim Mai Guest
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200

    High in the Transylvanian woods, at the castle Piscul Draculi, live five daughters and their doting father. It's an idyllic life for Jena, the second eldest, who spends her time exploring the mysterious forest with her constant companion, a most unusual frog. But best by far is the castle's hidden portal, known only to the sisters. Every Full Moon, they alone can pass through it into the enchanted world of the Other Kingdom. There they dance through the night with the fey creatures of this magical realm.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • romantic fantasy with a bit of a dark twist

    • By Lessa on 07-11-12

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Blade of Fortriu

    • Bridei Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 22 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 313

    Five winters have passed since young king Bridei ascended the throne of Fortriu. Five years, in which the people have felt a contentment unknown for generations. But the security of a people can vanish in a heartbeat, for wolves are often drawn to fields filled with fattened sheep. Bridei is determined to drive the Gaelic invaders from his lands once and for all. And so, with his land secure and his house in order, he prepares for war. One of Bridei's plans to win the war to come involves the beautiful young Ana. A princess of the Light Isles, she has dwelt as a hostage at the court of Fortriu for most of her young life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Alyssa on 01-22-15

    Regular price: $34.94

    • The Well of Shades

    • Bridei Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 21 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 281
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255

    King Bridei is a man with a mission. His wish to unite his kingdom seems almost within his grasp but there are forces working to undo his dream. He sends Faolan, his most trusted advisor (who is also a master assassin and spymaster) out into the world to ferret out the truth of who is friend and who is foe. Along the way Faolan will uncover many truths. Some may hold the key to Bridei's future. But more important, they may unlock the secrets that Faolan has held deep within his soul for decades. And offer him the chance of redemption.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Book 3 of Trilogy the best of all

    • By Diana on 10-28-14

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Cybele's Secret

    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128

    For Paula, accompanying her merchant father on a trading voyage to Istanbul is a dream come true. They have come to this city of trade on a special mission to purchase a most rare artifact: a gift from the ancient goddess, Cybele, to her followers. It's the only remnant of a lost, pagan cult. But no sooner have they arrived when it becomes clear they may be playing at a dangerous game.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • lovely spring fairy tale

    • By Rose Eaor on 05-25-16

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Sohn der Schatten (Sevenwaters 2)

    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Tanja Geke
    • Length: 24 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Die Kräuterkundige Liadan besitzt eine besondere Gabe: Sie kann nicht nur den Körper heilen, sondern auch den Geist und die Seele...

    Regular price: $26.81

    • Die Tochter der Wälder (Sevenwaters 1)

    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Tanja Geke
    • Length: 22 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Irland im 9. Jahrhundert nach Christi: Keltische Stammesfürsten verteidigen ihr Land gegen den Ansturm der Briten...

    Regular price: $26.81

    • Das Kind der Stürme (Sevenwaters 3)

    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Tanja Geke
    • Length: 26 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Abgeschieden von den Menschen ist die junge Fainne von ihrem Vater aufgezogen worden - und zu einer machtvollen Zauberin herangewachsen...

    Regular price: $26.81

    • Die Erben von Sevenwaters (Sevenwaters 4)

    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Tanja Geke
    • Length: 17 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Irland im 9. Jahrhundert: Auf der Hochzeit ihrer Schwester begegnet die junge Clodagh zwei Männern, die ihr bisher so ruhiges Leben verändern...

    Regular price: $22.34