Crossing the boundaries of genre with its unrivalled storytelling, Diana Gabaldon's new novel is a gift both to her millions of loyal fans and to the lucky readers who have yet to discover her. In the ten years since her extraordinary debut novel, "Outlander," was published, beloved author Diana Gabaldon has entertained scores of readers with her ...
Crossing the boundaries of genre with its unrivalled storytelling, Diana Gabaldon's new novel is a gift both to her millions of loyal fans and to the lucky readers who have yet to discover her. In the ten years since her extraordinary debut novel, "Outlander," was published, beloved author Diana Gabaldon has entertained scores of readers with her heart-stirring stories and remarkable characters. The four volumes of her bestselling saga, featuring eighteenth-century Scotsman James Fraser and his twentieth-century, time-travelling wife, Claire Randall, boasts nearly 5 million copies in the U.S. The story of "Outlander" begins just after the Second World War, when a British field nurse named Claire Randall walks through a cleft stone in the Scottish highlands and is transported back some two hundred years to 1743. 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. "From the Hardcover edition."
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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