The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness Book of Shadows by Cate Tiernan Witch Child by Celia Rees . Start by marking “Book of Shadows / The Coven (Sweep, #)” as Want to Read: Sixteen-year-old Morgan is not who she thought she was She never chose to learn witchcraft but now witchcraft is choosing her. Sweep is a series of young adult fantasy novels written by Cate Tiernan, the first of which, Book of Shadows, was published in The series follows a.
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Book of Shadows is the 1st book in the Sweep series. Book of Shadows was first published on January 29, I downloadd this book because it had been recommended to me from site and from people on a LJ Smith listserver. I didn't expect too much from it, but I. The Complete Cate Tiernan Sweep Series Books in Five Volumes [Book of Shadows, Coven, Blood Witch, Dark Magick, Awakening, Spellbound Calling.
She tells Morgan that Cal must be her boyfriend. They get into an argument. Now Morgan is very mad. That night, because she missed so many circles, she performs a spell. The spell was meant for a boy, Robbie, and must make this skin beautiful again, it works. The next circle is a circle to from his new coven, and Morgan goes to that circle alone.
Sweep: Book of Shadows, the Coven, and Blood Witch
It is a big happening. Characters 2. I liked Cal the best in this story, because he is mysterious and interesting. Problems 3. Morgan has a problem that they like witchcraft much, but her parents are against it.
He tries to solve that to encourage her and help her. The council sends Hunter to New York, the place where the coven is suspected to operate, to investigate. Morgan goes with Hunter; however, she also wishes to discover more about her birth parents, something which can only be done in New York. At the invitation of Bree, they stay at the apartment of Bree's father.
Robbie, Sky and Raven come along for the ride. At a New York disco they meet Killian who turns out to be Ciaran's son. It is then believed that Killian is the target of the Amyranth sacrifice.
Ciaran meets Morgan in a shop about witchcraft, and he decides to sacrifice her. He sets a trap for her to steal her powers, but when he finds out Morgan is his daughter he helps Hunter to stop the ritual before it is too late. Although her mother has renounced evil, her father is "the Wiccan version of Hitler. Morgan has broken up with Hunter and has found out that Ciaran is her true birth father, making Killian her half-brother.
The council of witches sends Eoife, an elderly witch, to Morgan to ask her for her assistance for the rescue of the Starlocket coven, which the International Council of Witches thinks the mysterious dark wave will strike next. Morgan has to get close to Killian to get closer to Ciaran so she called Killian to Widow's Vale and asked him to contact Ciaran. She feels apprehensive and hesitant about facing Ciaran, but at the same time, has a strange urge to hug him since she has finally found her true father.
She refuses to hug the same man that killed her mother Maeve Riordan and Angus, her lover, however. Near the end of the book, she shape shifts into a wolf, with Ciaran, and learns his true name, which can control him. Morgan is faced with a choice between the people she loves and the powerful and seemingly dark magick her father can teach her.
Morgan gets back together with Hunter, and during a family dinner with Hunter, Mary K finally finds out the truth about what Selene had done to her, and how Selene and Cal died. To make things worse, strange occurrences begin to happen in Morgan's presence. Books begin flying and light bulbs explode, and no one seems to know the cause - thus attributing the blame to Morgan.
Book of Shadows
Morgan's school grades begin to slip and she finds herself having difficulty finding a balance between her school work and a life of Wicca. She is grounded because of it, meaning she cannot go to a circle. At the end, Sky leaves. The tenth book in the Sweep series is not from Morgan's point of view. Instead the book is in Hunter's point of view. Hunter was in a search for his parents who have been missing since Hunter was a child.
Hunter receives information about the whereabouts of his parents, which inevitably lead him to Canada. There he finds his father, Daniel Niall, and discovers that his mother died just before Yule, when he was training Morgan.
Hunter soon discovers that his father is talking to his mother who is dead using a Bith Dearc which is the use of what is considered to be a form of dark magick, against the wishes of Hunter's mother. Hunter must attempt to stop his father from doing this, while investigating a witch by the name of Justine Courceau, a witch collecting the true names of other witches, on the order of the International Council of Witches.
He ends up kissing her, and then is faced with the fact that he has to tell Morgan about it. Rose MacEwan is a Woodbane ancestor of Morgan and is the first person to have created a Dark Wave a powerful piece of dark magick which can destroy entire covens. The story is written from Rose's point of view and follows her story as she falls in love, has her heart broken, and turns to dark magic as a means of revenge eventually creating the first Dark Wave, not actually realizing what she was doing at the time.
This book switches perspectives between Morgan and Alisa Soto, who discovers that she is a half-witch with significant power. Morgan, Hunter, Daniel Niall and Alisa join forces to combat a Dark Wave which is heading for them and will destroy themselves and their friends and families.
Daniel discovers a way to counteract the dark wave, however any full witch would die in the process. Alisa soon discovers that her half-witch abilities may be the key to defeating the Dark Wave and saving everyone who she knows.
This book is entirely from Alisa Soto's perspective with the difficulties of finding out she is a blood witch and her weird powers and the added stress from her father and his pregnant girlfriend, Alisa's powers flood Hunter's house.
After another heated confrontation with her father, Alisa runs away to Gloucester to meet her Uncle Sam. There she meets her mother's family and reconnects with her roots with the help of family friend Charlie. She finds out the family have been plagued by mysterious mishaps that had been attributed to a curse her great-great-great-great grandmother placed on the family having lost her mind. This book is written from both Hunter and Morgan's points of view and begins tying up loose ends of the past 13 novels.
Morgan begins sleep-walking in life-threatening situations and begins having visions of Cal, who is dead, trying to save her. Meanwhile Hunter is faced with a decision of whether or not he wants to work for International Witches Council anymore. The two soon find themselves battling an enemy they thought was dead.
The story ends with Morgan boarding a plane to Scotland to join a Wiccan school. Hunter gives her a silver Claddagh ring, as a symbol of his love and devotion to her.
Unlike the previous installments of Sweep, this book is not written in first person. Alisa soon discovers that her half-witch abilities may be the key to defeating the Dark Wave and saving everyone who she knows. Reckoning, Volume 13[ edit ] This book is entirely from Alisa Soto's perspective with the difficulties of finding out she is a blood witch and her weird powers and the added stress from her father and his pregnant girlfriend, Alisa's powers flood Hunter's house.
After another heated confrontation with her father, Alisa runs away to Gloucester to meet her Uncle Sam. There she meets her mother's family and reconnects with her roots with the help of family friend Charlie.
She finds out the family have been plagued by mysterious mishaps that had been attributed to a curse her great-great-great-great grandmother placed on the family having lost her mind. Full Circle, Volume 14[ edit ] This book is written from both Hunter and Morgan's points of view and begins tying up loose ends of the past 13 novels.
Morgan begins sleep-walking in life-threatening situations and begins having visions of Cal, who is dead, trying to save her. Meanwhile Hunter is faced with a decision of whether or not he wants to work for International Witches Council anymore.
The two soon find themselves battling an enemy they thought was dead. The story ends with Morgan boarding a plane to Scotland to join a Wiccan school. Hunter gives her a silver Claddagh ring, as a symbol of his love and devotion to her. Night's Child, Volume 15[ edit ] Unlike the previous installments of Sweep, this book is not written in first person.
Morgan is now thirty-seven years old. Morgan's husband Colm Byrne, whom she married in April of the same year that Hunter Niall died in a storm at sea, was killed in a car crash whilst on a business trip to London. Morgan has otherwise lived in peace working as a healer for the New Charter, and preparing to become the High Priestess of the reformed coven of Belwicket.
Morgan has a child, Moira whom she believes is Colm Byrne, her husband and her child, but in reality is not. Upon the actions of another coven, Ealltuinn, Morgan begins to realize that there are dark forces once again being built against her.
As Morgan discovers that Hunter is still alive, she sets out to find him.
She receives messages leading to Hunter's location. She rescues him by fighting yet another Dark Wave. She then discovers Moira in reality is Hunter's child.
She is introduced to Wicca when Cal Blaire comes to her school as a senior. The two develop an emotional relationship which only grows stronger during The Coven, in which Morgan discovers her heritage, powers, and family origins. Morgan loses her best friend, Bree Warren, when Cal's affection toward Morgan becomes apparent. They remain enemies until their friendship is resited in Awakening. The Seeker, Hunter Niall, is also Cal's half brother.
Not fully understanding the situation Morgan almost kills Hunter while trying to protect Cal. Cal's intentions to get Morgan to join the dark side becomes apparent. Morgan fears this and refuses him. Cal fully realizing his feelings for he tries to save her by killing her.
Morgan escapes death thanks to Hunter, Bree, and Robbie another friend. Morgan later falls in love with Hunter and later finds out he is her muirn beatha dan, it is the Wiccan term for soul mate.
From there onwards, Morgan uncovers more family secrets, allies, foes, and the full extent of her hereditary powers. Her birth mother had pyrokinetic powers, and Morgan inherited them from her. Pyrokinesis is a rare ability among blood witches. She can also shape-shift, another rare ability inherited from her birth father. By the fourteenth book, she overcomes the darkness, allowing her and Hunter to be together. However, in Night's Child, Hunter is assumed to have died. By this book, Morgan is 37 and a widow of Colm Byrne, a witch in her coven, Belwicket.
She loves him, but not as much as she loved Hunter. She has a daughter named Moira who is Hunter's child. Morgan, Sky, and Moira set off to find Hunter on an island.
Then a dark wave comes which they fight off. One year later, around Yule, Hunter asks for Morgan's hand in marriage for the second time.
She says yes. Cal Blaire[ edit ] Cal, or Calhoun is a fairly main character for some of the books. He is 18 years old and described as tanned with shaggy dark hair; Morgan compares him to a God.
During their weekly circles he starts to realize Morgan's potential and when his mother, Selene Belltower, a witch of great dark power, comes to learn of Morgan's power and past, she orders Cal to get close to her. Everything is running smoothly for Cal, until his half brother, Hunter, a Seeker for the International Council of Witches arrives. Cal leads Morgan to believe that Hunter is evil and they get themselves into trouble when they come to a deadly confrontation with him. Cal soon falls for Morgan and realizing he can't protect her from his mother's plans for her he tried to kill her.
He comes back in "Spellbound" to win back Morgan's heart but Hunter has already shown her Cal's true colors. At the end of this book he saves Morgan from his mother by sacrificing his life in love. Hunter Niall[ edit ] Hunter Niall is one of the important main characters in the Sweep series.
He is described as tall, thin and lean, with short blond hair and stunning green eyes. He is accused of killing one of his brothers from calling up a taibhs when really his brother had done it himself to find their parents. Once Cal leaves there is obvious chemistry between the pair and during the series Hunter evolves and develops into the central figure in Morgan's life.
Hunter later proposes to Morgan and she says yes. He is then taken by evil witches which leaves Morgan to believe Hunter is dead. Morgan finds out Hunter is still alive so she and her daughter Moira, who believes she is the daughter of Colm Byrne Morgan's late husband but is really Hunter's daughter, go to save Hunter from the dark witches.
After Hunter is saved he proposes to Morgan again and Morgan accepts. Sky Eventide[ edit ] Sky is Hunter's cousin and best friend who came with him to Widow's Vale to look out for him. She, too, is from England, and her craft name is "Athar", Gaelic for "sky".YA Buddy Readers' No trivia or quizzes yet. And for someone like Morgan, who was already betrayed by his brother? After Hunter is saved he proposes to Morgan again and Morgan accepts.
She then discovers something about herself I'm so late to this series but very excited to continue on with the next books! Cal tells Morgan they were meant to be together.