By Diana Gabaldon
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In her now vintage novel Outlander, Diana Gabaldon informed the tale of Claire Randall, an English ex-combat nurse who walks via a stone circle within the Scottish Highlands in 1946, and disappears . . . into 1743. the tale opened up from there in seven bestselling novels, and CNN has known as it “a grand experience written on a canvas that probes the guts, weighs the soul and measures the human spirit throughout [centuries].” Now the tale keeps in Written in my very own Heart’s Blood.
1778: France pronounces struggle on nice Britain, the British military leaves Philadelphia, and George Washington’s troops go away Valley Forge in pursuit. At this second, Jamie Fraser returns from a presumed watery grave to find that his ally has married his spouse, his illegitimate son has came across (to his horror) who his father relatively is, and his liked nephew, Ian, desires to marry a Quaker. in the meantime, Jamie’s spouse, Claire, and his sister, Jenny, are busy making a choice on up the pieces.
The Frasers can merely be grateful that their daughter Brianna and her relations are secure in twentieth-century Scotland. Or now not. actually, Brianna is trying to find her personal son, who used to be abducted by way of a guy made up our minds to benefit her family’s secrets and techniques. Her husband, Roger, has ventured into the earlier looking for the lacking boy . . . by no means suspecting that the thing of his quest has no longer left the current. Now, with Roger out of how, the kidnapper can specialize in his real aim: Brianna herself.
Written in my very own Heart’s Blood is the bright subsequent bankruptcy in a masterpiece of the mind's eye not like any other.
Praise for Written in my very own Heart’s Blood
“[Written in my very own Heart’s Blood] beneficial properties the entire ardour and swashbuckling that lovers of this ancient myth sequence have come to expect.”—People
“Another breakneck, rip-roaring, oh-so-addictive page-turner from Gabaldon . . . Take a deep breath, leap aboard, and luxuriate in the ride.”—Library Journal
“With her Outlander sequence, Gabaldon . . . effectively [juggles] a large and fascinating forged of characters; constructing exciting plotlines that borrow both from event, historical past, and romance; and meticulously integrating a wealth of attention-grabbing interval information into the tale with out slowing down the speed. the result's a sprawling and enchanting saga that's bound to preserve readers up long gone their bedtimes.”—Booklist (starred review)
From the Hardcover edition.