The time is 1771 and the colony of North Carolina teeters on an uneasy edge - an internal conflict between the colonial aristocratic rich planters and the struggling pioneers of the backcountry is threatening to explode. Jamie Fraser is a man of worth - respected by all, born of good family and possessed at last of the land he has longed for. But ...
The time is 1771 and the colony of North Carolina teeters on an uneasy edge - an internal conflict between the colonial aristocratic rich planters and the struggling pioneers of the backcountry is threatening to explode. Jamie Fraser is a man of worth - respected by all, born of good family and possessed at last of the land he has longed for. But Jamie has a lot to lose. His wife, Claire, is known notoriously as a wisewoman or a witch. As a traveller from the twentieth century she is all these things and more. Her unique view of the oncoming Revolution is both a deliverance and a danger- a torch that may light Jamie's way in the perilous years ahead or the spark that may ignite a conflagration that will leave their lives in ashes. And far more than just their lives hang in the balance. The lives of Jamie's tenants, his daughter Brianna, her husband Roger, his grandson Jemmy, his nephew Ian and his foster son Fergus could all get caught in the blaze. Claire and Jamie know war only as those can who have survived it can. And they will have to use all that knowledge, and more, to follow the path of the fiery cross to battle once more...and try to survive it if they can.
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 0385256655. Some edge wear to book and dustjacket, light creasing top spine; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped.; Outlander #5; 9.60 X 6.80 X 2.10 inches; 992 pages; Here, now, is The Fiery Cross, the eagerly awaited fifth volume in this remarkable, award-winning series of historical novels. The year is 1771, and war is approaching. Jamie Fraser's wife has told him so. Little as he wishes to, he must believe it, for hers is a gift of dreadful prophecy – a time-traveller's certain knowledge. To break his oath to the Crown will brand him a traitor; to keep it is certain doom. Jamie Fraser stands in the shadow of the fiery cross – a standard that leads nowhere but to the bloody brink of war.
As New in As New jacket. Book The book looks like new, unread and clean. Edges are sharp and fine. No tears or creases. No stains, writing or reminder marks. The binding is straight and tight. The book itself is very nice. Has a signature by previous owner on first front end page.
this series of books are all great. So glad I started reading them. Keeps your attention all the way through.....^i^
Oct 27, 2011
The story continue to grow and makes you want to read more of Diana Gabaldon works.
Jul 13, 2011
not my favorite
I love and this series. I cannot think of books I've like better (except series by Sharon Kay Penman). That said, this and Echo To the Bone are my least favorite. That would be because Roger is my least favorite character, don't really care for him. His and Brianna's story line just sours with me. I do like Brianna in this book. Just not Roger. Sorry Rog, you're just a little too wimpy for me. Man up!
May 5, 2011
great series of books
This was a thoroughly engaging book. As part of a series, it followed the characters in amazing detail.
Sep 16, 2010
The Fiery Cross
As always, her book is excellent! Throughly
enjoyed the continuing saga of the time travelers! I have the next two books and am saving them for winter reading.
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