"'James Alexander Malcolm Mackenzie Fraser', " she read aloud. "Yes, I know him." Her hand dropped lower, brushing back the grass that grew thickly about the stone, obscuring the line of smaller letters at its base.
" 'Beloved husband of Claire,' " she read."Yes, I knew him," she said again, so softly Roger could scarcely hear her. "I'm Claire. He was my husband." She looked up then, into the face of her daughter, white and shocked above her. "And your father," she said....Continua
The follow-up to the Outlander. If you've been hooked to the first you're in for awhile. Nice trip ahead!
I usually stay away from these romantic/time travel genres, but this was quite a surprise.
Being totally ignorant in European history, I am not sure if any of the events described in the book truly happened. Nonetheless, I found the story line, especially the historical backdrop, intriguing and clever.
What drew me into the book, primarily, was the narrator, Davina Porter. She did such a fabulous job portraying the characters in the story. I don't think I'd enjoy it as much as I did if I was reading it.
I think I am official a fan of this series and of Scottish accent....Continua
Wow! I just finished the second installment of Jamie and Claire's romance. I wondered how Gabaldon would reunite the lovers and was not disappointed. The book started out in the future after Claire leaves Jamie and I thought that it would not be as good as the first. Boy was I wrong. She tells the story - full of action and twists - to her daughter and Roger. Then it reverts to her finding of Geilis Duncan in the future and her connection to Roger. There was a snippet of Voyager, the third installment, and I was instantly hooked by it. Ordered it online as soon as I finished. Highly recommend to historical romance lovers....Continua