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Historical | Romance | Paranormal
Unrivaled storytelling ... unforgettable characters ...
rich historical detail ... these are the hallmarks of
Diana Gabaldon's work. Her New York Times
bestselling Outlander novels have earned the praise of
critics and captured millions of readers.
the story that started it all, introducing two remarkable
characters, Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser, in a
spellbinding novel of passion and history that combines
exhilarating adventure with a love story for the
The year is 1945. Claire Randall, a former
combat nurse, is back from the war and reunited with her
husband on a second honeymoon â€” when she walks through a
standing stone in one of the ancient stone circles that
dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach â€”
an "outlander" â€” in a Scotland torn by war and raiding
Highland clans in the year of Our Lord ...
Hurled back in time by forces she cannot
understand, Claire is catapulted into intrigues and
dangers that may threaten her life ... and shatter her
heart. For here she meets James Fraser, a gallant young
Scots warrior, and becomes a woman torn between fidelity
and desire ... and between two vastly different men in two
1 comment posted.
"Diana Gabaldon's" Outlander Is a historical time-travel
romance set in 18th Century Scotland. The main character
goes on vacation in 1945 with her husband to the Scottish
highlands and ends up going back in time to 1743. Stranded
she must find her way, struggle to adapt to her her new
surroundings and somehow find a way back to her own time.I
was captured by the first page! The main characters are well
developed and memorable.You become totally involved with
Jamie and Claire and thier life together.You are able to
connect to the characters and You truly fall in love with
them! It's an intriguing,engaging read. Historical
backgrounds are well chosen, and nicely detailed. It is one
of my FAVORITE books in my collection. I absolutely loved
it!! I highly recommend this book! I couldn't put it down
and will read again!
(Jeannie Doucette 12:49pm February 25, 2011)
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