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3.97  ·  Rating details ·  212 ratings  ·  53 reviews
Shuffled from place to place in the foster system, Morrigan doesn't know the meaning of home. Plus, she is different. She has power over fire, the ability to move objects with her mind, and glimpse into the future. Just when she believes her life can’t get any stranger, she discovers her true identity.

Filtiarn, a knight with a dark past and a surprising secret, has been ta
Paperback, 320 pages
Published November 8th 2012 by Pagan Writers Press
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Literary  Chanteuse
Nov 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
Morrigan is a young adult who has always kept her magical powers of telekinetics and an ability to control fire a secret. Having been abandoned at birth and moved from countless foster homes her only companions are a set of cats. Much to her surpise she one day comes face to face with a mysterious knight who has appeared in many of her dreams and discovers a magical world that she is destined to save from evil. Descended from a line of magical witches she must rescue her mother, the queen and he ...more
Nov 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
“Where shall we three meet again in thunder, lightning, or in rain? When the hurlyburly 's done, when the battle 's lost and won” ― William Shakespeare, Macbeth

Morrigan is no stranger to foster homes. she has spent most of her life staying in them. things are about to change, though, when Filtiarn, a dark knight, shows up to escort Morrigan to her true home in Tír na NÓg. evil is afoot in the kingdom and only Morrigan's reunion with her mother Ceridwyn and grandmother Hecate will complete the tr
Lisa Markson
Nov 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing

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By Laura DeLuca

I received a ARC copy of Morrigan by Laura DeLuca in exchange for an honest review. Laura is the author of Destiny, Destiny Unveiled, Phantom, and short story Jessica. Through these books I have gotten the pleasure of going on a fantastic literary journey that I hope never to end. With Morrigan she did not disappoint this reader. In my opinion this was her BEST book to date. I loved how she carefully built up each character fully describing them so you are
Jun 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed

This story was fantastic! It had everything you come to expect in a YA novel with a few extra surprises thrown in to keep you enthralled.

Morrigan knows little about who she is and even less about where she came from. Being an orphan who has been bounced around from foster home to foster home definitely doesn't help her situation. The one thing she knows for sure is that she is different from those around her and she is powerful.

In the story, Morrigan discovers she is a witch princess of a diffe
Tara Chevrestt
Nov 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I've never read fantasy before. Never had any interest, so it was with much trepidation I began to read this...and I was immediately sucked into another land, deeply engrossed and involved in this tale.

It starts in the modern world. You have a teenage girl in school, seeing a strange man outside her classroom window... she has these two cats...she's been going foster home to foster home and is about to get a shock discovery about who her parents were.

One of them was a witch...but the evil witch
Sophia (Bookwyrming Thoughts)
Jan 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed-on-blog
Original Review Posted on Bookwyrming Thoughts.

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Disclaimer: I received this book from YANR Blog Tours for free in exchange for an honest for the blog tour. This does not influence my review in any way.

I think 3 words grabbed my attention: Tir na NOg. Only because the place was familiar from another series (I'll leave it for you guys to ponder on that). Okay, not just Tir na NOg. The blurb grabbed me as well. *o* So with that concept, I thoug
Beth  (YA Books Central)
Feb 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: guest-review, arc
If you like stories of witches, werewolves and enchanted lands then this is the book for you! I am not one that usually reads these type of novels but I enjoyed this one.

The author did a wonderful job of bringing the reader into the story and getting them lost in this enchanted tale.

Morrigan is a young girl who is trying to find her place in a world where she doesn't belong. She has always felt that something was different about her but she was not sure exactly why she felt like she didn't bel
Heather andrews
Dec 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I think it's the little kid in me that never grew up, but I love stories like this. First thoughts of Tiarn, I love him and that boy can have me follow him anywhere, "I'll find you." He took a long, deep breath through his flaring nostrils. "I could pick up your scent anywhere." I also love his playfulness in serious situations, "Two against one," he muttered. "Well boys those odds hardly seem fair. Why not wait until a few more of your comrades arrive. So you have at least a sporting chance at ...more
Nov 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is my mom's book. I love all her books, but this one is my fav so far.
Nov 10, 2012 rated it it was amazing

Morrigan was a fantastic fantasy novel. Loved the beautiful, strong female character. Could not put this book down. Another great novel by my favorite author Laura DeLuca
Danielle Villano
Dec 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2012
(Portion of review from my blog, The Reader's Commute)

Morrigan is an intriguing character from the opening pages. She certainly realizes her differences; she even harnesses some of her powers right in front of the students in her high school. Why then, was it difficult for me to accept that she accepted her new reality so easily? Within the first few chapters, Morrigan learns that she is the heir to the throne of Tír Na NÓg, a magical land. Does she accept this so readily because of her powers?
Jill Swanson-Diaz
*** review copy received as part of YANR Blog Tours ***

The thing I like most about reading fantasy is that, for those few hours, I really feel gripped by another world. Like I've been dumped into an outrageous, yet fascinating land and get to explore without limitations. I first glimpsed Morrigan last fall, and I knew I wanted to read it immediately. I adore the girl on this cover, she's soft, yet fierce all at the same time. I love fantasy and magic, and of course a heroine's quest to find wher
Jun 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Werewolves, witches, faeries, betrayals, romance, and an ending that had me anxious for more. Morrigan had it all and it was absolutely wonderful!

As in her other books, Laura DeLuca had flawless world building in this book. She created an amazing world of magic, along with deep characters. This is why she's one of my favorite authors. Her books, with their fantastic worlds and dynamic characters, are brilliant. And this book definitely lived up to that.

Morrigan was a great heroine. She was incre
Nov 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I received this book in exchange for a honest review.
Morrigan by Laura Deluca
This is the second book that I read by author Laura Deluca. I read Jessica previously and was enthralled by it. I was enchanted by Morrigan. I love the characters of Morrigan and Filtiarn. The world she weaves and the journey you are one simply delightful in ever sense. You can fully picture ever scene the characters are in. I love how she described the characters especially Filtiarn. This work is well written and flows
Kirsty Bicknell
I am ashamed to say that on my first attempt at reading 'Morrigan' I turned my Kindle off after the first two chapters. I felt that they were disjointed and I did not connect with the story or with Morrigan, who appeared selfish and rude. However, with my review due I tried again the next day and finished the book quickly!
Morrigan is a powerful fantasy story, featuring magic, romance, shapeshifting and family drama. Morrigan is pulled from the present world by a dreadlocked Lycan knight, through
Christina M Condy
First let me start by saying I LOVE Goddess stories! Now that being said, this isn't your typical Goddess story. No what we have is even better! As a practicing Wiccan, I can tell you this story fell into my lap at the perfect time. Morrigan is a perfect tale of witchcraft, family, light and dark!

Morrigan was born, and abandoned, she is now a young lady and in foster care. She is a witch and has some pretty fabulous powers, telekinesis and fire being the two major ones. She also has an amazing t
Nov 29, 2012 rated it really liked it
Morrigan is a orphan (she thinks) and very unhappy, swapped between foster homes with most times not to nice foster parents. She is bullied in school, she knows she is special and not like others, because she does have special powers that she learned mostly to control. At her 17th year, she is hearing someone calling her name, one morning when she showered it is stronger then ever and a woman appears in the fog of her mirror. it appears to be her birth mothers who begs her to help and says she ...more
M.L. Weaver
Dec 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I’ve read books in most genres. Fantasy, sci-fi, historical, romance, textbooks…you name it. I must admit that before reading Laura DeLuca’s Morrigan I hadn’t read a YA book in decades, if ever. And I’m glad I did!

DeLuca weaves the teen angst and yearning for adulthood that we’ve all felt into the tale of Morrigan’s search for her identity and roots. For Morrigan the experience is different than it was for me, but that’s to be expected as I was never a teenaged girl! Early on, Morrigan tells the
Michelle Cornwell-Jordan
Nov 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing


Morrigan, has never felt as if she belonged….anywhere. It was almost as if she belonged in another world….What comforts her is an inside belief she is destined for more, and also the reocurring dreams about a boy, that is literally the boy of her dreams! This disturbs and thrills her at the same time.. Morrigan, drifts through each day; staying under the radar, but if she does have her limits pushed, then there are major consquences. Soon her world turns updside down, and Morrigan discover
May 02, 2013 marked it as to-read
I received this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review. This is the first book that I have read by Laura DeLuca and I really enjoyed it. It was really cool because it was about the Goddess' and witchcraft. I loved the world of Tir na Nog that Laura DeLuca created. I loved how it had a renaissance feel but was also mixed with fantasy and paranormal elements. It included all of my favourite creatures; werewolves, fairies, witches and lots more. I also enjoyed all of the mysteri ...more
Brittney Puckett
Jan 23, 2013 rated it really liked it
If you're a fan of YA and fantasy, this is a book for you. I'm not usually a huge fan of fantasy, but I really enjoyed this book. Would be perfect for fans of books like The Mortal Instruments and The Immortals.
The story follows Morrigan. She was orphaned basically at birth and has spent the past 17 years jumping from foster home to foster home. We find out that she has all sorts of special powers and can manipulate the elements, mainly fire. She has two trusty sidekicks in the form of two cats.
May 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I had a pleasure to read this awesome story, Once I started it I could not put it down i had to know what happen next. Every since Morrigan was little she has been in so many different foster homes, no one would want her because people thought she was a freak even at school, Morrigan is a witch she has powers, Soon she meets her real mother and the place where she was born, Morrigan didn't know she was a princess tell now, She meets a lycan name Tiarn who brings her home, soon she realize she lo ...more
Jan 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is my first time reading one of Laura Deluca's books and i must say I enjoy ever detail she told in Morrigan. I can picture everything she describe in the book and loved every Character. Morrigan was passed around to different foster homes till one day a dark knight name Filtiarn comes to bring her back home to help save her mother. On her Journey she finds out who she is and finds out things she didn't expected at all. You also find out things about Filtiarn as well and a forbidden love be ...more
Kj Partridge
May 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Morrigan had been in a lot of homes, she was used to people calling her odd or different because she was just that. She didn’t expect people to like her, so she was never disappointed when things didn’t work out. She didn’t have much, but she had her two cats, her sketchpad, and she had her powers. And….she was about to find out she had a completely other life to be lived.
I felt this story was written so I was right there with the characters, feeling their emotions, and balling my fists while
Gloria Defeo
Nov 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This was an amazing book. It is filled with Celtic lore with its own unique twist. There are witches, werewolves, and faeries as well as some original mythical creatures like Guardians and Gatekeepers. Morrigan's journey is wrought with danger at every turn making it an epic fantasy that even LOTR fans will appreciate. It features mega strong female characters that are a great example for teen girls, yet the story will appeal to people of all ages. The climax was the most amazing part of all. It ...more
J.D. Brown
Jan 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
Morrigan by Laura DeLuca is an enchanting, fun, and emotional book. I loved it and will gladly go looking for more of the author’s books! It’s a truly original take on witches, werewolves, fairytales, and young love. Though it sounds like it would be paranormal, it’s actually much more of a fantasy that any fairytale fan would enjoy. There were only a couple minor flaws. I felt that the pacing kind of dragged in a few scenes but it's mostly due to repetitive descriptions. My eyes kind of glazed ...more
Aine Massie
Jun 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: young-adult, romance
As a Wiccan and a lover of all things Celtic I jumped at the thought of getting my hands on a copy of this book, and I am so glad I did! Morrigan is written with such depth and passionate world building that I was blown away, page by page.

Between weres, faeries, witches, and the story itself I was riveted from the very beginning. I just love Filtiarn! The romance was sweet yet so intense that you couldn’t help but fall with them.

The story is face paced, interesting and creative, and while it t
Nov 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: witches, fantasy
I was instantly drawn into this story by Morrigan. You can't help but want her to be successful. She is a caring and powerful witch trying to get by in a world that neither understands her or accepts her. Her courage is clear from the beginning.

The story takes several turns that keep the reader wanting to know what happens next. At first it seems as though the ending is predictable but don't be so sure with this book. I was surprised even up to the last page. Wonderful story and I look forward t
Mar 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ebook, review
Morrigan was captivating straight from the start. This story has it all; drama, romance and so much more. Laura DeLuca really caught me by surprise with her details, it was as if the story came alive right in front of me. I loved the whole Renaissance feel of Morrigan. I really hope she plans to write more off of this one, I would be sure to read it.

Morrigan has lived her life in different foster homes, never feeling as if she fit in any where. That all changed the day her birth mother sends for
Lydia Grier
Dec 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Again Laura DeLuca has knocked the ball out of the park with a story of intrigue,suspense and a lesson to learn. A magical tale of love and trust lost through prejudice and greed. Morrigan and Filtiarn are not unlike many young people of mixed heritage. Morrigan from birth learned the ugly reality of being different and Tiarn also lived with the prejudice that also existed in the magical world. Laura made the adversities they faced factually real while keeping the magical fiction compelling and ...more
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Laura “Luna” DeLuca lives at the beautiful Jersey shore with her four children and multiple cats. Her works include romantic thrillers, paranormal fiction, contemporary romance, and young adult. Visit her website at for more information.
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