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Breath of Snow and Ashes
Diana Gabaldon has produced the sixth of the Outlander Series about Jamie Fraser and Claire Randall (nee Fraser). A Breath of Snow and Ashes resumes the story of Jamie and Claire at Frasers Ridge - the family compound and home to Scottish Immigrants and sometimes wayward individuals. The year however is 1775 and Claire and daughter Brianna have already been describing to Jamie the upcoming war with Britain. The book talks about the process leading up ...
Cross Stitch
Claire Randall, a nurse, is on holiday in Scotland with her husband Frank, a historian, just after WWII when she step through a stone circle and is transported back in time 200 years to pre-Culloden Scotland. She narrowly escapes being molested by her husband's brutal ancestor, Captain Jack Randall, and is rescued by a group of Scottish Highlanders, MacKenzies, from Castle Leoch. Eventually, further troubles with Jack Randall forces Dougal MacKenzie, br...
Dragonfly in Amber
The year is 1967. Claire Randall, back in her own time, confesses her story of her journey through the stones to her daughter Brianna and her friend Roger. Here we learn what happens to Jamie and Claire after Cross Stitch (the prequel). Claire Randall, a time traveller from the 20th century, is stuck in the 18th century with her husband and lover Jamie Fraser. They come to France to try and stop Charles Stuart invading Scotland to gain his crown back. ...
Drums of Autumn
Claire Fraser, a time-traveller from the 20th century, and Jamie Fraser, her 18th century husband, arrive in the Colonies (future U.S.) in the mid-1760s. With them are their nephew Ian and Jamie's close friend Duncan Innes. Their adopted son Fergus and his family are left behind in Jamaica. Jamie plans to make his way across the Colonies to find residence with his rich, elderly aunt, Jocasta Cameron, at her plantation at Cross Creek. Along the way, they ...

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Lord John and the Private Matter
Lord John Grey is an officer in the British military in 1757, at home in London for a brief bit of leave before reassignment. Things start out badly when in a public restroom with Joseph Trevelyan, his cousin's fiancÚ, Grey glimpses evidence that Trevelyan has contracted syphilis. If Trevelyan indeed has syphilis, Grey can't allow him to marry his cousin, but Grey needs to be absolutely certain of what he has seen before doing anything rash like ending...
Outlander (Science Fiction)
This is the first in a series of what will be five time-travel romance of fantastic fiction, deals with passion and honor. When Claire travels back in time to a violent Scotland skirmish in 143 after serving in WWII torn England as a nurse, she encounters kidnapping, witchcraft and makes use of her war-time medical knowledge. There are twists in plot, lots of humor and bravery untold. You will love the male character Jamie! Even if you think time-tra...
Outlander (Romance)
1945 WWII nurse travels through Scotland Stone Henges to 1745 and meets up with a clan and falls in love with a Scotish Warrior. In 1945, Claire is on a holiday with her husband. After being separated for six years, second honeymoon best describes their hopes to rekindle their lost relationship during WWII. Claire visits a set of Stonehenges in the Highlands. She is mystically drawn to them and falls through the stones and ends up in 1745 Scotland. She m...
The Fiery Cross (Romance)
The Fraser family is finally united, and Brianna and Roger have married and had a child. However, the coming revolution complicates matters, as both Jamie and Roger are sucked into the fighting. The crown expects the men to fight for them, but both Jamie and Roger know that their cause is doomed to failure. Claire and Brianna must find the safest solution for their family and their loves, using their time-travelling knowledge of the future. ...
The Fiery Cross (Literature)
As events lead the American Colonies ever closer to the Revolutionary War, time traveler Claire Fraser and her husband Jamie are drawn into conflict despite their wish to live peacefully on their back country homestead. Jamie , a veteran of the last Scottish uprising in 1745, must lead men into battle once again while Claire, a doctor, accompanies him. Their love is the focal part of the story but it is not a romance. Issues including slavery, native A...
Voyager
In the third book in the Outlander series, Claire, believing her husband Jamie to be dead in the battle of Culloden, returns to her own time to bear their child. Meanwhile, Jamie survived the battle. For twenty years, the lovers yearn for one another, until Claire learns that Jamie survived. She goes back to the eighteenth cerntury to find him, and reunited, the lovers embark on a journey across the ocean to find their kidnapped nephew....


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