Cate Tiernan’s series Sweep was all I would read (yes, just over and over) in the 8th grade. I was totally addicted. In high school I “nostalgically” went to that. Write the first paragraph of your article here. Publication History Foreign Editions For the original, four-book release, Balefire was only sold outside the US in the. Cate Tiernan Long-lost twin witches and hidden magical powers make for a gripping The Balefire coven has tried and failed to replicate the original rite that .

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I’m still guessing about who the ‘bad guys’ are, balefige looking forward to reading the next instalment. At least we found out that Thais’s element is water. I will move onto the third book in the morning, and can’t wait to continue the ride.

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Trivia About A Circle of Ashes As was nice to see, the second in this Balefire series was better than the first, A Chalice of Windand although I liked it more than it’s predecessor, I still have some big issues with the series as a whole, and I think I’ve finally figured why I can’t take to it.

This book was definitely easier to read than the first one. Apr 07, Jamie rated it it was ok. When she starts high school there, she runs into Clio. But I wanna know how it ends now, so soon I’ll start in book 3.

A Circle of Ashes (Balefire, #2) by Cate Tiernan

Fill in your details below or click balefrie icon to log in: And the only reason I’m giving it that is so that I can bring down this book’s score. Other Series You Might Like. Oh how this book took me back to those places! Jan 20, Danielle Merkle rated it liked it Shelves: How do I feel about this book? I have several favorite writers. I love Barbara Pym, an English writer whose books came out mostly in the fifties.


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And then it ends alittle abruptly for me If Nick Parker is really his name! Everyone of the triez actually going along with the rite 7. For me personally, I always expect a good amount of world building, something that will make me feel like a part of the story, with the characters, and allow me to empathise better with them, but in this, there’s what feels like a minimal amount of world building and way too much concentration of the quite slow and boring parts of the twins, Thais and Clio’s lives.

Other Series By Cate Tiernan. But when they are 16, their father is killed in a mysterious accident, and Thais finds herself in the hands of strangers in a city she never cwte she had any connection to.

Not Enabled Word Wise: I thought Luc and Andre were brother witches wh were just using them for sex.

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There, she meets her identical twin, Clio Martin. As this relationship only began around half way through this book, there isn’t much to mention, but I just feel the writing describing how their passion somehow takes over their logic and means that the two of them can’t resist each other really impressed me. The whole love triangle between the twins and their male counterparts was dizzying, yet breath taking at the same time In case you don’t know, this book is really four books all mashed up into one.

This has to be one of my favorite series ever. I can not wait to read the next book in this series. Kevin dating Thais 2.

Cate Tiernan – Balefire

Not right away, of course. Thais soon learns that she and the twin she never knew come from a family of witches, that she possesses astonishing powers, and that she, along with Clio, has a key role in Balefire, the coven she was born into. The characters, the plot, the suspense, all of it was executed beautifully.


May 06, Veneda Angelia rated it it was amazing.

Leave us with a little hook! I can only hope my judgement on Petra isn’t too toernan founded and that she continues to care for the twins and not be the one trying the murder them. Oh, and the only one I trust at this point is Thais, because Clio blefire almost out to get her because of Luc. But somehow, it really made this book more enjoyable. If the ending had been a bit more resolved for me, this would probably be a five star book.

This balecire something I will not get over and will probably mention throughout the series. They work a little spell to find out who, and it works, while almost killing themselves. It just kept getting worse and worse and worse.

A Circle of Ashes

FYI – It is not Balefire 1 left us with a hell of a cliffhanger. New Orleans is also the hometown of author Anne Rice. Goodness I’m so glad that I’ve finally finished this book I’ve been picking up and putting down this book since last month and omgggg it was possibly the worst book I’ve read.

The good part would be Thais meeting a guy called, Kevin. Well it’s definitely not a stand-alone book. Geez, you name it, and I probably am feeling it about this book. The words “love triange” and “mysterious young man” used together in a blurb by Booklist are something that would have me make a U-turn before even contemplating to add a title to my wishlist under normal circumstances. Someone’s out to get them and they don’t know who. It w I love the Sweep Series by Cate Tiernan, and so, I thought, hey, I might love this book as well, seeing as how it’s by the same author.