Dragonclaw is a fabulous novel written by Kate Forsythe and the first of a series of 6. Without a doubt Kate begins by weaving a magical setting similar to the time of the crusades, with its own flavour of originality, and then goes on to introducing the reader to some powerful characters. It all begins with the introduction of Isabeau, an orphan who has been raised by Meghan the wood-witch. They reside in a savagely hidden tree beneath the shadow of Dragonclaw, a rocky formation above their little valley. It is Isabeau’s 16th birthday and time for to take the trails … Continue reading Book Review: Dragonclaw, by Kate Forsythe (1997). The Witches of Eileanan Book 1.