A Trail of FirePaperback
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- Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- Format: Paperback | 352 pages
- Dimensions: 156mm x 231mm x 26mm | 466g
- Publication date: 8 November 2012
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 1409144488
- ISBN 13: 9781409144489
- Edition statement: Trade Paperback.
- Sales rank: 14,781
In LORD JOHN AND THE PLAGUE OF ZOMBIES, Lord John Grey is posted to Jamaica to assist the Governor as he faces a most unusual kind of uprising among the colony's slave population. In THE SPACE BETWEEN, Jamie Fraser's step-daughter, Joan, is on her way to an abbey in Paris to become a nun - but when she meets the Comte St Germain, a wealthy French aristocrat rumoured to deal in the occult - she discovers her destiny lies on quite a different path. In THE CUSTOM OF THE ARMY, Lord John Grey is summoned as a witness in a court martial in the wilds of Acadia, only to find himself playing a crucial role in the Battle of Quebec. In A LEAF ON THE WIND OF ALL HALLOWS, a WW2 Spitfire pilot called Jerry MacKenzie crashes near a stone circle and wakes up in the eighteenth century. Can the strange man he meets - who impossibly seems to know him - help him return to his wife and baby son before a terrible fate overtakes them?
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Diana Gabaldon is the internationally bestselling author of many historical novels. She lives with her family in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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'Gabaldon is a born storyteller' LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS Trails of tracer bullets, and the fiery trail of a wounded Spitfire falling out of the sky. The burning of plantations in a Jamaican night, in a trail leading down from the mountains, straight toward Kingstown. The trail blazed by night by the handful of heroic Highlanders who fought their way straight up a vertical cliff to stand on the Plains of Abraham in a fiery dawn. And the trail of a torch burning green, through the eerie surrounds of a Parisian cemetery, down into the mysteries of the earth. Four tales from Diana Gabaldon, each set in a different time and place - from Paris before the Revolution to London during the Blitz, from the West Indies in the grip of slavery to Quebec at the height of the French and Indian War - and yet each one a fiery thread in the warp and weft of the epic story that began in Scotland in 1945, when Claire Randall first touched a boulder in an ancient stone circle and was hurled back in time... 'From London's literary salons and political intrigue to fearsome battle scenes, Gabaldon's writing is always vivid and often lyrical' WASHINGTON POST