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  • Published: 1 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9780857988720
  • Imprint: Vintage Australia
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $19.99

The Fathomless Caves

Book 6, The Witches of Eileanan




The Witches of Eileanan, Book Six. The explosive final instalment in this bestselling series.

The Witches of Eileanan, Book Six. The explosive final instalment in this bestselling series.

Before his death, the blind prophet Jorge had foreseen the conjuring of a tidal wave by the sea-dwelling Fairgean, Eileanan's bitterest enemies. Driven by ancient hatreds, the Fairgean have called upon dreadful powers to aid them in their quest to totally annihilate all those who dwell upon the land.

As the time of the comet draws ever closer, Lachlan and Iseult try desperately to avert the terrible fate the seer had prophesied, testing their strength and love to the utmost. Meanwhile, Isabeau must travel a dark and dangerous road to fulfil her own destiny and prove herself worthy of the ring of the sorceress. Facing old enemies and new, the most difficult challenge of all will be conquering the ghosts of her past. For if Isabeau is to heal the land, she first must find the way to healing her own troubled spirit . . .

The dramatic conclusion the war between the land-dwellers of Eileanan and the sea-dwelling Fairgean – a war which has been building steadily since readers first found out about the Fairgean's devious plans in Dragonclaw.

The Fathomless Caves is the sixth book in the series The Witches of Eileanan.

  • Pub date: 1 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9780857988720
  • Imprint: Vintage Australia
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Kate Forsyth

Kate Forsyth wrote her first novel at the age of seven, and has since sold more than a million copies around the world. Her books include Bitter Greens, a retelling of Rapunzel which won the 2015 American Library Association Award for Best Historical Fiction; The Wild Girl, the story of the forbidden romance behind the Grimm Brothers’ famous fairy tales, which was named the Most Memorable Love Story of 2013; and The Beast’s Garden, a retelling of ‘The Singing, Springing Lark’ set in the underground resistance to Hitler in Nazi Germany. Recently voted one of Australia’s Favourite 15 Novelists, Kate Forsyth has been called ‘one of the finest writers of this generation’. She has a BA in literature, a MA in creative writing and a doctorate in fairy tale studies, and is also an accredited master storyteller with the Australian Guild of Storytellers. Read more about her at www.kateforsyth.com.au

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