Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)
Published: December 17, 2010
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0385674651
ISBN - 13: 9780385674652
From the Publisher
Crossing the boundaries of genre with its unrivalled storytelling,
Diana Gabaldon's new novel is a gift both to her millions of loyal
fans and to the lucky readers who have yet to discover her.
In the ten years since her extraordinary debut novel,
Outlander, was published, beloved author Diana Gabaldon
has entertained scores of readers with her heart-stirring stories
and remarkable characters. The four volumes of her bestselling
saga, featuring eighteenth-century Scotsman James Fraser and his
twentieth-century, time-travelling wife, Claire Randall, boasts
nearly 5 million copies in the U.S.
The story of Outlander begins just after the Second World
War, when a British field nurse named Claire Randall walks through
a cleft stone in the Scottish highlands and is transported back
some two hundred years to 1743.
Here, now, is The Fiery Cross, the eagerly awaited fifth
volume in this remarkable, award-winning series of historical
novels. The year is 1771, and war is approaching. Jamie Fraser's
wife has told him so. Little as he wishes to, he must believe it,
for hers is a gift of dreadful prophecy - a time-traveller's
certain knowledge. To break his oath to the Crown will brand him a
traitor; to keep it is certain doom. Jamie Fraser stands in the
shadow of the fiery cross - a standard that leads nowhere but to
the bloody brink of war.
From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Diana Gabaldon was born in Flagstaff, Arizona on January 11, 1952 . She has a Ph.D. in Quantitative Behavioral Ecology, a M.S. in Marine Biology, and a B.S. in Zoology. She has worked as a university Professor and has written freelance for various magazines and companies such as Walt Disney. Gabaldon is the well-known author of the "Outlander" series.