Night's Child (Sweep Series #15)

Night's Child (Sweep Series #15)

by Cate Tiernan

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Twenty years ago, Morgan Rowlands was the most powerful young bloodwitch to come around in generations - making magickal discoveries, facing and conquering unimaginable evil, and surviving a devastating betrayal. Her daughter, fifteen-year-old Moira, knows there's more to her mother's past than she's been told. And the secrets that lie in Morgan's heart could destroy Moira's entire world. When Moira learns two painful truths about her family, she begins to put the puzzle together - and realizes that someone close to her is in grave danger.

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ISBN-13: 9781101162798
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 07/23/2009
Series: Sweep Series , #15
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 236,673
File size: 340 KB
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Cate Tiernan lives in Durham, North Carolina.

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Night's Child (Sweep Series #15) 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 224 reviews.
lilmudduckmuffineater More than 1 year ago
This is the 15th book in the Sweep series. I've read the other 14 but it's been at least a couple years(the library finally got this one in).Night's Child takes place after Morgan is out of high school.She has left America and has started a new life in Ireland to put the coven back together that her birth mother had belonged to. She loses her soulmate Hunter in an accident. Now skip ahead 16 years and she's still living in Ireland widowed(she married a man named Colm who dies in a car accident) with a 15 year old daughter and faces new evils that she thought she had escaped forever in America.We see the story throught two characters,Morgan and her daughter Moira. This book basically ties all the pieces together in the series so we're not left wondering what happens long after the 14th book.Morgan learns things aren't what she thought and Moira learns the true powers of her mom(one of the most powerful witches walking the earth) If you're a fan of the Sweep series already then chances are you'll like this book. I love the Sweep series it's been on of my favorites for the past 7 years.I liked this book,it satisfied me and gave me what I wanted to know.
Nobodys_Angel More than 1 year ago
I really liked this book, it was sad but emotionally strong as well and I cried a bunch of times :( but this series still rocked my socks!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I thought that this was a great way to end the series. I'm so sad thats it over. I admit to crying alot through this book. Morgan and Hunter are up with Romeo and Juliet for me. LOVED IT!
-CaitySkyee More than 1 year ago
Cate Tiernan had me from book #1. I could never put the any of the books down I would open them up and start reading as soon as I had it in my hands, and every time I finished one I had my mom rush me to the book store to get the next one in the series. I love every character and I love how I always felt like I was really inside the story like I was watching through there eyes everything that was going on. I cried I laughed I smiled these books were really something and I could never stop talking about them. Every time I got one of the books I would tell my friends not to bother calling me because I'd be in a whole different world while I was reading and I wouldn't be outside for a day or two. Cate Tiernan is really a truly amazing writer and I liked these books better then I liked the Twilight series and thats a hard thing to accomplish. I highly recommend you read this series if you haven't already.
Wynter_Moon More than 1 year ago
I have read this entire series and the whole series rocked. My whole family had to deal with my excitement through the whole thing. In this last book, I was planning to slow down and savor it but as the story took off I found that I couldn't put it down. Usually as you continue through a series they get more and more laid back but not the case here. I laughed, I cried, I was ready to read it all over again. The only thing that bothered me was I had a couple questions about how things turned out for some of the characters from the other books and found there was no follow up to them, Alyssa being one of them and she was only mentioned twice, so I still don't know what happened with her uncontrollable telekinesis. Still I loved it. I am just sorry to see it end.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The entire Sweep Series is fantastic. I even loved the books that were not told by Morgan. I have to admit my least favorite of the whole series was Night's Child. I felt Hunter was made to be too weak and I didn't like every other chapter being told from the daugher's point of view. I felt that going from 17 to 37 was a huge jump and there could of been so much more told if broken down. I recommend the entire series and book #5, #6, and #7 are my favorites.
midnight-reader More than 1 year ago
it killed me to read the proluge and continue because i didnt want to believe it. the the ending made it all better. with the difficult life she has had as a teen and being who she is makes this last book so fitting that it shouldnt be happily ever after after high school. but this book finally gives her that and with perfect timing. and of course there is a dangerous adventure for her to arrive there.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love this book so far! I'm not wiccan but I'm so interested in it. I love the story line in all the books. It keeps you wanting more, but sometimes thats a bad thing.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was the third best in the series! I loved it! I wish Cate Tiernan would write a sequel to this particular book! In the beginning this book made me cry it was so sad because of all Morgan suffers. then the end made me want to scream and laugh it was a good ending!
Guest More than 1 year ago
to be honest...i was very disappointed with this book. dont get me wrong i still liked it. It was just that i was expecting better. I do recomend this book to everyone it's just if you were expecting a smashing sequal to the 14th book..this isn't it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Cate really outdid herself with Night's Child! Night's Child takes place twenty years after the last book, full circle. It tells the point of view of Morgan and her daughter. I absolutely loved this book and I hope Cate writes another sweep book, thought this is most likely her last!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I had been waiting SO long for this book to come out, and I was so happy when I was finally able to bring it home and read it. Afterwards, I felt kind of disappointed with the result. Most of the old coven from Widow's Vale is only mentioned, and I was so mad! I wanted to see everybody again! I wanted to know what was going on! I mean, if you're going to shove us many years into the future, you should at least fluff ist up a bit... Even though a lot of my characters were gone...(sigh)... I still loved this book. All the elements of Sweep were there, and I was glad that it was so long (though many of the parts with Moira are tedious and slightly would have been better with Morgan as the MAIN character). I only wish that this series would keep going! I'm going to miss it so much! Hats off to Cate Tiernan!
susiesharp on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book is set 20 years after the last book,so make sure you read all the others before reading this one.I enjoyed all the old characters as well as the new ones.Another great book in this series and was sorry to see it end.
TheLibraryhag on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This last book in the series got off to a slow start for me. However, it soon picked up and turned out to be a great finish to the series. When the story starts, Morgan is a grown woman with a 15 year old daughter. They are living a peaceful existence in Ireland. It seem that all the danger of her earlier life has passed and despite the death of beloved husband, Morgan and Moira (her daughter) are doing pretty well. But Morgan was not destined to live in peace and soon her past seems to be coming back with a vengence.I have just loved this series which I read over my lunch hours for the past year. This last book really rocked and I am going to miss reading about Morgan, her family and friends.
hoosgracie on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
It is 20 years after the initial Sweep series. Morgan now lives in Ireland with her daughter Moira, who is 15. When truths about who Moira is start coming out, Morgan begins to tell her dauther her story. Good ending to the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wish This was not the end of the story...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I absolutely love this entire series. If I thought they could do it justice, I'd say I'd love to see the entire series made into a movie. It's spot on with the relationships between characters. I read this series in high school and again just now at 25. I can really relate to Morgan and if it's possible to truly love a fictional character- I love Hunter Niall. :) Great, great series. Totally relatable and the fact that it is YA fiction means nothing. I'm still emotionally attached and would recommend this series to anyone. They're all short enough to read in a few hours and I think I read the entire thing over the course of 3 days. (I apologize to my family ;-D )
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
At first I was apprehensive by the large time gap in the story line. But after finishing this book I was very happy with the results. SWEEP truly is an epic story that brings together the daily problems of a teenager's life and the fantasies of our deepest thoughts and dreams through self discovery and self sacrifice. The help of a little magick doesn't hurt either. A great find that I will recommend anyone to read.
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I am aching to know what happens with Alyssa and her (possibly) miurn beatha dan! or however it is you spell it. (I have a terrible memory at times.)
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