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By Diana Gabaldon

With her vintage novel Outlander, Diana Gabaldon brought unforgettable characters—Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser—delighting readers with a narrative of event and love that spanned centuries. Now Gabaldon returns to that remarkable time and position during this shiny, robust sequel to Outlander.
For 20 years, Claire Randall has stored her secrets and techniques. yet now she is returning together with her grown daughter to the mysteries of Scotland’s mist-shrouded Highlands.
the following Claire plans to bare a fact as stunning because the occasions that gave it start: the key of an old circle of status stones, the key of a love that transcends centuries, and the reality of a guy named Jamie Fraser—a Highland warrior whose gallantry as soon as drew the younger Claire from the safety of her century to the hazards of his.
Claire’s spellbinding trip keeps throughout the intrigue-ridden French courtroom and the risk of Jacobite plots, to the Highlands of Scotland, via battle and demise in a determined struggle to avoid wasting either the kid and the fellow she loves.

Praise for Dragonfly in Amber
“Diana Gabaldon is a born storyteller. . . . The pages essentially flip themselves.”The Arizona Republic
“A triumph! a strong story layered in historical past and delusion. I enjoyed each page.”—Nora Roberts
“Compulsively readable.”Publishers Weekly

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