Synopses & Reviews
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 shes returning home, a courageous, forthright woman. But while her bodys scars have healed, her spirit remains fragile, fearing the shadows of her past.
Sevenwaters is in turmoil. The fey prince Mac Dara is desperate to see his only son, married to Maeves sister, return to the Otherworld. To force Lord Seans hand, Mac Dara has caused a party of innocent travelers on the Sevenwaters border to vanishonly to allow their murdered bodies to be found one by one.
When Maeve finds a body in a remote part of the woods, she and her brother, Finbar, embark on a journey that could bring about the end of Mac Daras reignor lead to a hideous death. If she is successful, Maeve may open the door to a future she has not dared to believe possible....
Praise for Juliet Marillier
“A fine fantasy writer.”—Anne McCaffrey
“Marillier is a fine folklorist and a gifted narrator.”—Publishers Weekly
“Marillier blends old legends with original storytelling to produce an epic fantasy.”—Library Journal
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.
About the Author
Juliet Marillier was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, a town with strong Scottish roots. She graduated from the University of Otago with degrees in languages and music, and has had a varied career that includes teaching and performing music as well as working in government agencies. Juliet now lives in a hundred-year-old cottage near the river in Perth, Western Australia, where she writes full-time. She is a member of the druid order OBOD. Juliet shares her home with two dogs and a cat. Juliet's historical fantasy novels are published internationally and have won a number of awards.