Sevenwaters

6 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 3,701 ratings

Daughter of the Forest Publisher's Summary

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.

If she speaks before she completes the quest set to her by the Fair Folk and their queen, the Lady of the Forest, she will lose her brothers forever. When Sorcha is kidnapped by the enemies of Sevenwaters and taken to a foreign land, she is torn between the desire to save her beloved brothers, and a love that comes only once. Sorcha despairs that she will never able to complete her task, but the magic of the Fair Folk knows no boundaries, and love is the strongest magic of them all....

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  • Book 1

    • 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 1,426
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,311
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,313

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Glad I didn't give up on this book

    • By Miachi on 11-01-15

    Regular price: $39.95

  • Book 2

    • 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 681
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 611
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 619

    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

  • Book 3

    • Child of the Prophecy

    • Sevenwaters, Book 3
    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Heather O'Neill
    • Length: 22 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 462
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 408
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 420

    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

  • Book 4

    • 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 404
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373

    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

  • Book 5

    • 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 336
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314

    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

  • Book 6

    • 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 392
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 356
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 361

    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