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By Diana Gabaldon

With her vintage novel Outlander, Diana Gabaldon brought unforgettable characters—Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser—delighting readers with a narrative of experience and love that spanned centuries. Now Gabaldon returns to that notable time and position during this shiny, robust sequel to Outlander.
For 20 years, Claire Randall has stored her secrets and techniques. yet now she is returning together with her grown daughter to the mysteries of Scotland’s mist-shrouded Highlands.
right here Claire plans to bare a fact as surprising because the occasions that gave it delivery: the key of an old circle of status stones, the key of a love that transcends centuries, and the reality of a guy named Jamie Fraser—a Highland warrior whose gallantry as soon as drew the younger Claire from the protection of her century to the hazards of his.
Claire’s spellbinding trip keeps during the intrigue-ridden French courtroom and the threat of Jacobite plots, to the Highlands of Scotland, via warfare and loss of life in a determined struggle to avoid wasting either the kid and the guy she loves.

Praise for Dragonfly in Amber
“Diana Gabaldon is a born storyteller. . . . The pages virtually flip themselves.”The Arizona Republic
“A triumph! a robust story layered in historical past and fantasy. I enjoyed each page.”—Nora Roberts
“Compulsively readable.”Publishers Weekly

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This guy used to be the single obvious hyperlink among Broch Tuarach and the Frasers of Lovat. He puzzled why James Fraser had no longer seemed on Claire’s record. * * * The sunlight used to be out; a unprecedented occasion for mid-April, and Roger made the main of it via cranking down the tiny window at the driver’s facet, to allow the brilliant wind blow prior his ear. He had needed to remain in a single day in Edinburgh, and coming again past due the following day, have been so drained from the lengthy educate experience that he had performed little greater than devour the new supper Fiona insisted on solving him prior to he fell into mattress. yet at the present time he had risen choked with renewed power and resolution, and motored all the way down to the small village of Broch Mordha, close to the location of the property referred to as Broch Tuarach. If her mom didn’t wish Brianna Randall going to Broch Tuarach, there has been not anything preventing him from taking a look on the position. He had truly chanced on Broch Tuarach itself, or no less than he assumed so; there has been a tremendous pile of fallen stone, surrounding the collapsed remnant of 1 of the traditional round brochs, or towers, utilized in the far-off previous either for residing and for cover. He had enough Gaelic to understand that the identify intended “north-facing tower,” and had puzzled in brief simply how a round tower may have come by means of any such identify. there has been a manor condominium and its outbuildings within reach, additionally in ruins, notwithstanding lots extra of it used to be left. An property agent’s signal, weathered nearly to illegibility, stood tacked to a stake within the dooryard. Roger stood at the slope above the home, taking a look round. At a look, he might see not anything that might clarify Claire’s eager to maintain her daughter from coming the following. He parked the Morris within the dooryard, and climbed out. It used to be a stunning website, yet very distant; it had taken him approximately forty-five mins of cautious maneuvering to get his Morris down the rutted state lane from the most road with out fracturing his oil pan. He didn’t move into the home; it used to be evidently deserted, and doubtless dangerous—there will be not anything there. The identify FRASER was once carved into the lintel, even though, and an analogous identify decorated lots of the small tombstones in what should have been the relatives graveyard—those that have been legible. no longer a very good aid, that, he mirrored. None of those stones bore the names of guys on his checklist. He’d need to move on alongside the line; in keeping with the AA map, the village of Broch Mhorda used to be 3 miles farther on. As he’d feared, the small village church had fallen into disuse and been knocked down years in the past. power knockings on doorways elicited clean stares, dour seems to be, and eventually a uncertain hypothesis from an elderly farmer that the outdated parish files may have long gone to the museum in citadel William, or even as much as Inverness; there has been a minister up that means who gathered such garbage. drained and dusty, yet no longer but discouraged, Roger trudged again to his automobile, sheltering within the lane through the village pub. This used to be this sort of setback that so usually attended ancient box examine, and he used to be used to it. a short pint—well, , perhaps, it was once an surprisingly hot day—and then directly to castle William.

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