Set in 18th century Scotland, Gabaldon's thrilling historical saga Outlander, has bewitched fans worldwide. This sequel hurdles the audience back into Claire's past as she details the difficult journey she must endure with James Fraser, her Scottish warrior husband.
Now, twenty years after the strange sojourn back in time, Claire brings her daughter with her to Scotland, and this time she will reveal her secret kept hidden since her time travel. She longs to learn the fate of her dear husband and retells the story of her time with him in the court of Charles Stuart and their attempt to sidestep the Highlands uprising at Culloden. Yet, as she weaves this yarn of her past, she unravels implications which are much wider spread than she could have ever imagined.
A combination of earthy wisdom and electric imagination ground this tale, and for the audiobook retelling, the harsh setting is given even more warmth by the narration of Davina Porter.
Diana Gabaldon was born in Arizona in 1952. Her novels are a blend of the romantic, historical, mystery, adventure and science fiction genres. Her degrees, including a Ph.D. are all in the biological sciences. She served as a full-time assistant professor at Arizona State in the Center for Environmental Studies, where she performed research and became an expert in scientific computing and databases, while also teaching university courses on anatomy. She has written multiple articles for computer science publications. With the finalization of her first book deal, she resigned as staff at the university. She lives with her husband in Arizona and has three adult children.
New York Times bestselling author Diana
Gabaldon enchanted scores of fans with Outlander, her electrifying historical saga set in
eighteenth-century Scotland. Now the sequel sweeps listeners back into the past
as Claire relates more of her perilous sojourn there with her Scottish warrior
husband, James Fraser.
Twenty years after her
strange journey back in time, Claire has returned to Scotland with her
daughter, determined to share with her the secret she has harbored since her
time travel. Still longing to know the fate of her beloved warrior, she
recounts the story of her stay with him in the intrigue-ridden court of Charles
Stuart and their attempt to avert the doomed Highlands uprising at Culloden. As
her story unfolds, it reveals implications more far-reaching than even she
could have guessed. Soon Claire is in a desperate fight to save both the child and the man she loves.
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