The Fiery Cross

The Fiery Cross : (Outlander 5)

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THE FIFTH NOVEL IN THE BESTSELLING OUTLANDER SERIES. 1771: the Colony of North Carolina stands in an uneasy balance, with the rich, colonial aristocracy on one side and the struggling pioneers of the backcountry on the other. Between them stands Jamie Fraser, a man of honour, a man of worth. Exiled from his beloved Scotland, he is at last possessed of the land he has longed for. By his side his extraordinary wife, Claire, a woman out of time and out of place, blessed with the uneasy gift of the knowledge of what is to come. In the past, that knowledge has brought both danger and deliverance to Jamie and Claire. Now it could be a flickering torch that will light their way through the perilous years ahead - or might ignite a conflagration that will leave their lives in ashes. The Fiery Cross is by turns poignant, page-turning, meticulous in its historical detail and searingly passionate.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1424 pages
  • 110 x 178 x 52mm | 662.24g
  • Cornerstone
  • ARROW BOOKS LTD
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0099710013
  • 9780099710011
  • 4,088

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"A story that is both moving and magical" * Northern Echo *show more

About Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon is the author of the international bestselling Outlander novels and Lord John Grey series. She says that the Outlander series started by accident: 'I decided to write a novel for practice in order to learn what it took to write a novel, and to decide whether I really wanted to do it for real. I did - and here we all are trying to decide what to call books that nobody can describe, but that fortunately most people seem to enjoy.' And enjoy them they do - in their millions, all over the world. Published in 42 countries and 38 languages, in 2014 the Outlander novels were made into an acclaimed TV series starring Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser and Caitriona Balfe as Claire. Seasons three and four are currently in production. Diana lives with her husband and dogs in Scottsdale, Arizona, and is currently at work on her ninth Outlander novel.show more

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"A story that is both moving and magical"show more

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116,417 ratings
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4 31% (36,016)
3 16% (18,125)
2 3% (3,570)
1 1% (708)
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