By Diana Gabaldon
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In her now vintage novel Outlander, Diana Gabaldon advised 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 spread out from there in seven bestselling novels, and CNN has referred to 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 proclaims warfare on nice Britain, the British military leaves Philadelphia, and George Washington’s troops depart 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 quite is, and his cherished nephew, Ian, desires to marry a Quaker. in the meantime, Jamie’s spouse, Claire, and his sister, Jenny, are busy choosing up the pieces.
The Frasers can merely be grateful that their daughter Brianna and her family members are secure in twentieth-century Scotland. Or now not. in truth, Brianna is looking for her personal son, who was once abducted through a guy decided to profit 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 ways, the kidnapper can specialize in his actual goal: Brianna herself.
Written in my very own Heart’s Blood is the intense subsequent bankruptcy in a masterpiece of the mind's eye in contrast to any other.
Praise for Written in my very own Heart’s Blood
“[Written in my very own Heart’s Blood] gains all of the 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 appealing solid of characters; constructing exciting plotlines that borrow both from event, heritage, and romance; and meticulously integrating a wealth of interesting interval info into the tale with no slowing down the speed. the result's a sprawling and enchanting saga that's sure to hold readers up gone their bedtimes.”—Booklist (starred review)
From the Hardcover edition.