Claire Randall is leading a double life. She has a husband in one century, and a lover in another...In 1945, Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon—when she innocently touches a boulder in one of the ancient stone circles... show more
Claire Randall is leading a double life. She has a husband in one century, and a lover in another...In 1945, Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon—when she innocently touches a boulder in one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach—an "outlander"--in a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year of our Lord...1743.Hurled back in time by forces she cannot understand, Claire's destiny in soon inextricably intertwined with Clan MacKenzie and the forbidden Castle Leoch. She is catapulted without warning into the intrigues of lairds and spies that may threaten her life ...and shatter her heart. For here, James Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior, shows her a passion so fierce and a love so absolute that Claire becomes a woman torn between fidelity and desire...and between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.From the Hardcover edition.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: July 26th 2005
Pages no: 870
Edition language: English
Series: Outlander (#1)
I am honestly surprised at how unimpressed I am by the first book in the Outlander series. Maybe its the first person point of view, but I just did not like the writing style at all. Have to say this is one of those cases that I like the show better than the book. Claire has gone back in time. She...
Ever since I purchased this book, I have found excuse after excuse not to read it. In an effort to purge my overflowing bookcases, I decided to buckle down and read it. So much for purging. Now I feel the need to go buy eight more books after finishing this one. Yes, it's trashy. Yes, trashy is well...
I made a mistake when I first started this series: I was browsing the New Releases section at the bookstore and saw Drums of Autumn sitting on the shelf. I decided to get it because it was a really thick book and looked interesting, something I could lose myself in while I sat in one waiting room af...
This book was amazing! I devoured it in just four days and loved every minute of it! I can't wait to read more from Gabaldon!
I am currently reading Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. I am about 200 pages in to this 800 + page monster of a book. I can say that I love this book so far and will be finishing the book hopefully this week so that I can put up my first review. [/spoiler] The story is about this women named Claire...