Dragonfly in Amber

Dragonfly in Amber

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From the author of "Outlander.".. a magnificent epic that once againsweeps us back in time to the drama and passion of 18th-century Scotland...

For twenty years Claire Randall has kept her secrets. But now she is returningwith her grown daughter to Scotland's majestic mist-shrouded hills. HereClaire 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 thattranscends the boundaries of time ...and about James Fraser, a Scottish warriorwhose gallantry once drew a young Claire from the security of her century tothe dangers of his ....

Now a legacy of blood and desire will test her beautiful copper-haireddaughter, Brianna, as Claire's spellbinding journey of self-discovery continuesin the intrigue-ridden Paris court of Charles Stuart ...in a race to thwart adoomed Highlands uprising ...and in a desperate fight to save both the childand the man she loves....

"A judicious blend of history and romance...proves that, regarding talent, Diana Gabaldon is light-years ahead of her romance-novelist colleagues."
"Daily News" (New York)
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Product details

  • Hardback | 976 pages
  • 107 x 170 x 48mm | 476g
  • English
  • Prebound edition
  • Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
  • 060636255X
  • 9780606362559
  • 74,141

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From the author of "Outlander... a magnificent epic that once again sweeps us back in time to the drama and passion of 18th-century Scotland...
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....
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"A judicious blend of history and romance...proves that, regarding talent, Diana Gabaldon is light-years ahead of her romance-novelist colleagues."—"Daily News", New York
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About Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon is the "New York Times" bestselling author of Lord John and the Private Matter and the wildly popular Outlander novels. She won a 2006 Quill Award for her most recent Outlander novel, A Breath of Snow and Ashes.
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4 34% (72,288)
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2 2% (5,032)
1 1% (1,227)
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