Son of the Shadows (The Sevenwaters Trilogy, #2)
Son of the Shadows is the sequel to Juliet Marillier's evocative first novel Daughter of the Forest. It continues the saga of beautiful Sorcha, the couragous yong woman who risked all to save her family from a wicked curse and whose love shattered generations of hate and bridged two cultures. It... show more
Son of the Shadows is the sequel to Juliet Marillier's evocative first novel Daughter of the Forest. It continues the saga of beautiful Sorcha, the couragous yong 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 her brothers were brought home to Sevenwaters and her life has known much joy. But not all the brothers were able to escape the spell that transformed them into swans, and those who did were all more--and less--than they were before the change. It is left to Sorcha's daughter Liadan who will take up the tale that the Sevenwaters clan is destined to fufill. Beloved child, dutiful daughter, she embarks on a journey that opens her eyes to the wonders of the world around her...and shows her just how hard-won was the peace that she has known all her life.Liadan will need all of her courage to help save her family, for there are forces far darker than anyone chould have guessed and ancient powers conspiring to destroy this family's peace--and their world. And she will need the strength to stand up to those she loves best, for in the finding of her own true love, Liadan's course may doom them all...or be their salvation.
Publish date: May 18th 2001
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 462
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Historical Fiction
, Fairy Tales
Series: Sevenwaters (#2)
Unfortunately, I don't. The prose is verbose. There were too many thoughts and not enough tension to get me hooked. I ploughed on anyway because I was already halfway into the novel. Son of the Shadows tells the story of a young chieftan’s daughter, who falls in love with a heavily tattooed kill...
Although this is the second book in the Sevenwaters series, it's not completely necessary to read the first one (though I recommend it! I loved Daughter of the Forest and gave it 5 stars) as it's a different main character and a different set of circumstances, though some characters from the last bo...
Depois de quebrar o feitiço que foi lançado a si e aos seus irmãos, Sorcha pensou que a tempestade tinha passado de vez e que a sua família e as florestas do domínio de Sevenwaters estariam para sempre seguras. Mas algo está para vir, como muito bem sabem os espíritos que residem nas florestas que r...
Juliet MarillierSevenwaters (2)Der Sohn der SchattenFantasyDauer: 24 Std., 34 Min (ungekürzt)gelesen von Tanja Geke,Audible GmbH, 2011Download: 29,95 € oder imFlexi-Abo: 9,95 € Bewertung: Inhaltsangabe (Audible): Im zweiten Band der Sevenwater-Trilogie schildert Sorchas Tochter Liadan das w...
I enjoyed this book when I read it some years ago. The first one was even better, I thought. But somehow it didn't leave me interested in reading any of the other books of the series.