Dragonfly in Amber: A Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 26, 2004 - Fiction - 976 pages
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NOW THE STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES OUTLANDER • BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Diana Gabaldon’s†Voyager.

With her now-classic novel Outlander, Diana Gabaldon introduced two unforgettable characters—Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser—delighting readers with a story of adventure and love that spanned two centuries. Now Gabaldon returns to that extraordinary time and place in this vivid, powerful follow-up to Outlander.


For twenty years, Claire Randall has kept her secrets. But now she is returning with her grown daughter to the mysteries of Scotland’s mist-shrouded Highlands.

Here Claire plans to reveal a truth as shocking as the events that gave it birth: the secret of an ancient circle of standing stones, the secret of a love that transcends centuries, and the truth of a man named Jamie Fraser—a Highland warrior whose gallantry once drew the young Claire from the security of her century to the dangers of his.

Claire’s spellbinding journey continues through the intrigue-ridden French court and the menace of Jacobite plots, to the Highlands of Scotland, through war and death in a desperate fight to save both the child and the man she loves.

Praise for Dragonfly in Amber

“Diana Gabaldon is a born storyteller. . . . The pages practically turn themselves.”The Arizona Republic

“A triumph! A powerful tale layered in history and myth. I loved every page.”—Nora Roberts

“Compulsively readable.”Publishers Weekly

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Review: Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander #2)

User Review  - Kirsti (Melbourne on my mind) - Goodreads

There were numerous things I wasn't sure about when starting this book. The sudden return to the twentieth century was one of them, closely followed by the "BTW, it's now 1968 and not 1945" time jump ... Read full review

Review: Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander #2)

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Thank you lord for helping me to complete this book. And after all that I STILL don't care for any of these idiots within. Reading this only confirmed that I don't like romance and haven't since like ... Read full review

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Diana Gabaldon†is the #1†New York Times†bestselling author of the wildly popular Outlander novels—Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes†(for which she won a Quill Award and the Corine International Book Prize),†An Echo in the Bone,†and†Written in My Own Heart’s Blood—as well as the related Lord John Grey books†Lord John and the Private Matter, Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade, Lord John and the Hand of Devils,†and†The Scottish Prisoner;†one work of nonfiction,†The Outlandish Companion;†and the Outlander graphic novel†The Exile. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband.

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