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NOW THE STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES "OUTLANDER" "" "With her classic novel "Outlander, "Diana Gabaldon introduced two unforgettable characters Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser delighting readers with a story of adventure and love that spanned two centuries. Now Gabaldon returns to that extraordinary time and place in this vivid, powerful sequel to "Outlander. DRAGONFLY IN AMBER For twenty years, Claire Randall has kept her secrets. But now she is returning with her grown daughter to the mysteries of Scotland s mist-shrouded Highlands. Here Claire plans to reveal a truth as shocking as the events that gave it birth: the secret of an ancient circle of standing stones, the secret of a love that transcends centuries, and the truth of a man named Jamie Fraser a Highland warrior whose gallantry once drew the young Claire from the security of her century to the dangers of his. Claire s spellbinding journey continues through the intrigue-ridden French court and the menace of Jacobite plots, to the Highlands of Scotland, through war and death in a desperate fight to save both the child and the man she loves. Praise for "Dragonfly in Amber" Diana Gabaldon is a born storyteller. . . . The pages practically turn themselves. "The Arizona Republic" A triumph! A powerful tale layered in history and myth. I loved every page. Nora Roberts Compulsively readable. "Publishers Weekly" "From the Hardcover edition.""show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 768 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 725.74g
  • Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
  • Bantam Doubleday Dell
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Trade Pbk.
  • 0385335970
  • 9780385335973
  • 16,561

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With her now-classic novel Outlander, Diana Gabaldon introduced two unforgettable characters -- Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser -- delighting readers with a story of adventure and love that spanned two centuries. Now Gabaldon returns to that extraordinary time and place in this vivid, powerful follow-up to Outlander.... For twenty years Claire Randall has kept her secrets. But now she is returning with her grown daughter to Scotland's majestic mist-shrouded hills. Here Claire plans to reveal a truth as stunning as the events that gave it birth: about the mystery of an ancient circle of standing stones ... about a love that transcends the boundaries of time ... and about James Fraser, a Scottish warrior whose gallantry once drew a young Claire from the security of her century to the dangers of his.... Now a legacy of blood and desire will test her beautiful copper-haired daughter, Brianna, as Claire's spellbinding journey of self-discovery continues in the intrigue-ridden Paris court of Charles Stuart ... in a race to thwart a doomed Highlands uprising ... and in a desperate fight to save both the child and the man she loves....show more

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"Diana Gabaldon is a born storyteller.... The pages practically turn themselves."--"Arizona Republic" "A triumph! A powerful tale layered in history and myth. I loved every page."--Nora Roberts "Compulsively readable."--"Publishers Weekly"show more

About Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldonis the #1"New York Times"bestselling author of the wildly popular Outlander novels "Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes"(for which she won a Quill Award and the Corine International Book Prize), "An Echo in the Bone, "and"Written in My Own Heart s Blood" as well as the related Lord John Grey books"Lord John and the Private Matter, Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade, Lord John and the Hand of Devils, "and"The Scottish Prisoner;"one work of nonfiction, "The Outlandish Companion;"and the Outlander graphic novel"The Exile." She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband."show more