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The Wisewoman (Waterspell #3)

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Plague and pestilence have come to Ladrehdin. With their worst fears realized, Carin and Verek set out to put right everything that has gone so badly wrong. On the final leg of their quest, they retrace Carin's journey north from the plains -- accompanied this time by the village wisewoman, Megella. Along the way, Meg dredges up -- from an increasingly unreliable memory -- ...more
Kindle Edition, 310 pages
Published March 5th 2012 by Seven Rivers Publishing (first published March 2nd 2012)
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Lady Vigilante (Feifei)
Before I begin, I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
***NOT a standalone. This is book 3 of the Waterspell trilogy***

“A story so boldly begun must be told to its finish.”

Just when I thought nothing could top the second book, Deborah finishes the trilogy with this little gem! The conclusion to this remarkable story has a beautiful and satisfying conclusion that left me wanting to know more about these characters.

“She has grown up. Just a girl when she left here…a woma
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Tahlia Newland
May 31, 2012 Tahlia Newland rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
The Wisewoman is a wonderful end to a fabulous trilogy that should be read by every fantasy reader who would like something a little different. The author cleverly creates tension without resorting to the battles, complex political intrigue and predictable structure favoured by many in the traditional fantasy genre. Instead we have a sensitive journey through a series of events that culminate in the answer to the ongoing mystery of the series – who is Carin and how is earth, the world of her bir ...more
Crystal
Sep 14, 2013 Crystal rated it it was amazing
I really love the cover of this book and it really goes along with the story.

Now this book is really getting into everything that I have been wanting to know. It is even more addicting than the other two books.

We really get to see the feelings that Carin and Verek have for one another and we also meet Meg who turns out to be Verek's great-aunt. Verek has lost his powers but Carin's have become stronger. She ends up doing some things that she can't control and tries to distance herself from Verek
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Amanda
May 19, 2012 Amanda rated it it was amazing
Fantastic! I love that the author followed they story all the way until the end and really let the reader understand all that had happened in these many worlds. It was so well written and exciting, again another one I had a hard time putting down, hence staying up until 2am to finish it! Can't wait to re-read the series!
Kathryn
Nov 15, 2013 Kathryn rated it did not like it
Shelves: yawn
What?? The transition of them always fighting to being lovers did not flow well at all. It's fight then BAMM!! I love you. It didn't gradually build but more like insta and I did not like that at all.
Brenda Bussberg
Sep 19, 2012 Brenda Bussberg rated it it was amazing
Very exciting read! I highly recommend the series. She needs to write a fourth book and continue the story.
Ali's Books
Sep 27, 2013 Ali's Books rated it really liked it
With a surprising twist at the start, this final installment of the Waterspell series started out rather interesting. As the story plays out, you still get the comical moments between Carin and Verek, but you now also get some sigh-worthy moments. Some of the things Verek says just make you want to melt. Progressing further, I was impressed with the palpable tension I felt in the conflict! If you read my review of The Warlock, then you really understand just how impressed I was with this! At one ...more
Deborah Lightfoot
Mar 08, 2012 Deborah Lightfoot added it  ·  (Review from the author)
I finished writing the trilogy! All three books of WATERSPELL are now in print.

It's not cricket for me to review my own books, but I'm happy to quote what others have said. (I thank you all for your support.)

Critical Praise for the WATERSPELL Trilogy:

"Intriguing ... original ... well-crafted." --KIRKUS

"Tight writing, fast-moving narrative and intriguing characters. An excellent book." --Pamela @ Goodreads

"Grabbed my attention and kept it. It's a truly unique book." --Tahlia Newland, Author

"An en
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Hafiza
Jul 13, 2012 Hafiza rated it did not like it
Hmmm...
I am not sure if I like the shift in POV to that of the Wisewoman.
After waiting for Crin nd Varek's relationship to heat up, it would have been better to get the story from Carin's POV.
Just lost interest
DNF
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Castles in the cornfield provided the setting for Deborah J. Lightfoot’s earliest flights of fancy. On her father’s farm in Texas, she grew up reading tales of adventure and reenacting them behind ramparts of sun-drenched grain. She left the farm to earn a degree in journalism and write award-winning books of history and biography. High on her Bucket List was the desire to try her hand at the genr ...more
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