An Echo in the Bone

by Diana Gabaldon
An Echo in the Bone (Outlander #7) - Diana Gabaldon 7.78   47

Diana Gabaldon’s brilliant storytelling has captivated millions of readers in her bestselling and award-winning Outlander saga. Now, in An Echo in the Bone, the enormously anticipated seventh volume, Gabaldon continues the extraordinary story of the eighteenth-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his twentieth-century time-traveling wife, Claire Randall.

Jamie Fraser, former Jacobite and reluctant rebel, is already certain of three things about the American rebellion: The Americans will win, fighting on the side of victory is no guarantee of survival, and he’d rather die than have to face his illegitimate son – a young lieutenant in the British army – across the barrel of a gun.

Claire Randall knows that the Americans will win, too, but not what the ultimate price may be. That price won’t include Jamie’s life or his happiness, though – not if she has anything to say about it.

Meanwhile, in the relative safety of the twentieth century, Jamie and Claire’s daughter, Brianna, and her husband, Roger MacKenzie, have resettled in a historic Scottish home where, across a chasm of two centuries, the unfolding drama of Brianna’s parents’ story comes to life through Claire’s letters. The fragile pages reveal Claire’s love for battle-scarred Jamie Fraser and their flight from North Carolina to the high seas, where they encounter privateers and ocean battles–as Brianna and Roger search for clues not only to Claire’s fate but to their own. Because the future of the MacKenzie family in the Highlands is mysteriously, irrevocably, and intimately entwined with life and death in war-torn colonial America.

With stunning cameos of historical characters from Benedict Arnold to Benjamin Franklin, An Echo in the Bone is a soaring masterpiece of imagination, insight, character, and adventure – a novel that echoes in the mind long after the last page is turned.


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Release date September 22, 2009
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Outlander :: Series

Series contains 10 primary works and has 15 total works.

Outlander is a series of historical fantasy novels by American author Diana Gabaldon. Gabaldon began the first volume of the series, Outlander, in the late 1980s, and it was published in 1991.

The Outlander series focuses on 20th-century British nurse Claire Randall, who time travels to 18th-century Scotland and finds adventure and romance with the dashing Highland warrior Jamie Fraser.

 

Outlander (Outlander #1) 8.08   209
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander #2) 7.94   134
Voyager (Outlander #3) 7.86   122
The Drums of Autumn (Outlander #4) 7.72   104
The Fiery Cross (Outlander #5) 7.66   78
A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander #6) 8.02   68
An Echo in the Bone (Outlander #7) 7.78   47
Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander #8) 7.86   20
Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone (Outlander #9) 8.50   6
The Outlandish Companion N/A
A Trail of Fire: Four Outlander Tales 6.54   11
The Outlandish Companion: Volume Two N/A
Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction 6.76   8

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