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Author: Diana Gabaldon Narrator: Davina Porter Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Outlander Series Release Date: June 2014 ISBN: 9781470381332
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It's 1778, and Jamie Fraser returns from a presumed watery grave to discover that his best friend has married his wife, his illegitimate son has discovered who his father really is, and his beloved nephew wants to marry a Quaker. Meanwhile, in 21st centur Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Features all the passion and swashbuckling that fans of this historical fantasy series have come to expect.”


  • “What can one say about a book we have been waiting five years to read? In this case, it is worth the wait. Few couples have engendered the devotion of readers the way Jamie and Claire have, and Gabaldon has created another sweeping novel full of history, epic adventure, and romance. With its complicated plots and twists and turns, as well as a large cast of characters, Written in My Own Heart’s Blood is brilliantly divided into eight sections that perfectly dovetail together. From past to present and from tragedy to triumph, this is a book not to just read but to experience!”

    RT Book Reviews (4½ stars, Top Pick!)

  • “With her Outlander series, [Diana] Gabaldon…successfully [juggles] a sizable and captivating cast of characters, developing thrilling plotlines that borrow equally from adventure, history, and romance and meticulously integrating a wealth of fascinating period details into the story without slowing down the pace. The result is a sprawling and enthralling saga that is guaranteed to keep readers up long past their bedtimes.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • “Continuing her Outlander series, Gabaldon again pushes the boundaries of genre fiction…Gabaldon’s themes are decidedly grown-up…but the basic premise is a dash of juvenile fantasy, a jigger of historical fact, and heaping helpings of counterfactuals. If you’re a Gabaldon fan, the Scottish dialect, laid on with a spade, and all those naughty asides will be a familiar pleasure…And yes, there’s room for a sequel—or 10.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “The long-awaited eighth installment in the enormously popular Outlander series is narrated with grace and zeal by Davina Porter…Porter portrays the wide cast with impressive range. Even in the most complex conversations, the listener can clearly discern which character is speaking. Porter’s most outstanding depiction is that of Claire herself—a woman who is deeply passionate and intelligent. Often her voice carries undertones of bubbling laughter or suppressed derision. Simply enchanting. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award.”


  • A #1 New York Times bestseller
  • A USA Today bestseller
  • A Los Angeles Times bestseller
  • A #1 Washington Post bestseller
  • A Wall Street Journal bestseller
  • A #1 NPR bestseller
  • A San Francisco Chronicle bestseller
  • A #1 Chicago Tribune bestseller
  • A Publishers Weekly bestseller
  • An iTunes Top Seller
  • Barnes & Noble's Biggest Books, June 2014
  • A 2013 Library Journal Editor’s Pick
  • A June 2014 Entertainment Weekly “Must Read”
  • Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award
  • An AudioFile Best Audiobook of the Year for 2014
  • One of Audible’s Best Audiobooks of 2014: Listener Favorite
  • Nominated for the 2015 Audie Award for Fiction
  • Nominated for the 2015 Audie Award for Best Solo Narration – Female

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marcie | 10/26/2019

    " I LOVE OUTLANDER. You either love or hate this series and I love it. I love the characters and the story lines. Claire and Jamie have a very unique storyline and am hooked. I have listened to all the audiobooks and recommend them all. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cindy Emery | 6/27/2018

    " This is the 8th book in the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon. She is a history major and a fantastic writer. In this one you get to know Roger and his 6th time great grandfather. And Jamie and Clair get to see there daughter again alone with their grandkids and Roger.Best history/romantic/time travel novels! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Selina | 5/26/2018

    " This book tried to tie in more of the fantasitcal time travelling and although that was the reason for the entire setting in book 1, and it was touched up on again in further books, I found it rushed in this one. It seemed out of place, but she obviously wanted to get all the characters back together....or apart....hmmm.... I enjoyed it as with all the others and look forward to the final book being released soon..... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 misty | 9/25/2017

    " This was yet another fantastic addition to this serious. Diana Gabaldon has out done herself once again. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kirsten | 5/22/2017

    " This is the 8th book in the outlander series and by far my favorite. I love the story line, the characters, Davina porter does a spectacular job of making the book come to life with all of her voices. I started reading these books after I saw the TV series and the story had me wanting to read them. I can't wait for more books in this series. "

  • 4.333333 out of 54.333333 out of 54.333333 out of 54.333333 out of 54.333333 out of 5 Jade | 5/21/2017

    " This series is hard to put down, you have to have more! A great Love story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Chap | 10/26/2016

    " Another enjoyable book by Diana Gabaldon. Something to note to potential readers, it seems like her books are getting very long indeed. So, be prepared to spend some significant time listened to her books. For me personally it is not a problem because I thoroughly enjoy her writing. It is ripe with adventure, twists and I feel personally involved with the characters at this point. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michelle | 8/7/2016

    " Nothing negative to say except that it ended. I loved all of the Outlander series, and this was no exception. "

About the Author

Diana Gabaldon is the beloved author of seven New York Times bestselling novels in the series that began with Outlander, including Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes, and An Echo in the Bone. In 1997 she received the RT Award for Innovative Historical Romance.

About the Narrator

Davina Porter has been enthralling listeners for over twenty-five years with her ability to mine the psychological depths of the characters she reads and bring them convincingly to life. In 2006, she won the prestigious Audie Award for Best Female Narration and in 2004 for Best Inspirational Literature Narration. She has been honored as an AudioFile Golden Voice and has won nineteen AudioFile Earphones Awards. As an actress, she has appeared on stage at the Vineyard Playhouse and the Square One Theater, among others.