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Description - Son of the Shadows by Juliet Marillier

WINNER OF THE AUREALIS AWARD FOR BEST FANTASY NOVEL

The second book in the epic and compulsively readable Sevenwaters series

Son of the Shadows follows the trials of the next generation at Sevenwaters and continues the struggles between the Irish and British that began in Daughter of the Forest.

After years of happiness, darkness has fallen upon Sevenwaters. Trouble is brewing and leaders are being called into strategic alliances to defend their land. There are some who blame the Britons of Northwoods, for as long as the Islands, home of mystic caves and sacred trees are lost, there can be no peace, and there are some who believe the enemy are much closer to home. Liadhan, with her gift of Sight and healing hands, seems to hold the key. For she exists outside the pattern and she alone seems to have the power to change it.
How close are love and hate - and yet how unalike.

PRAISE FOR SON OF THE SHADOWS

"A wonderful, riveting story" Barbara Erskine

"Beautifully written... a sparkling saga of a family whose destiny is to help free Erin from British tyranny." Publishers Weekly

Fans of Marion Zimmer Bradley, Isobelle Carmody and Robin Hobb will love Juliet Marillier.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780330424424
ISBN-10: 0330424424
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 130mm x 36mm)
Pages: 560
Imprint: Pan Australia
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Juliet Marillier

Juliet Marillier was born in 1948 in Dunedin, New Zealand. She has worked as a music teacher, opera singer and tax assessor, but is now a full-time writer. Her historical fantasy novels for adult readers are published internationally and have won a number of awards. Juliet lives in a hundred-year-old cottage by the Swan River in Perth. She shares her house with a kelpie cross, a miniature pinscher and a tri-coloured cat. She loves history, folklore and travel.

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