An Echo in the Bone (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Diana Gabaldon's brilliant storytelling has captivated millions of readers in her bestselling and award-winning Outlander saga. In "An Echo in the Bone, " the 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.

"From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author


Diana Gabaldon is a renowned author known for such works as the Outlander series and the Lord John series.

Praise For…


“All you’ve come to expect from Gabaldon . . . adventure, history, romance, fantasy.”—The Arizona Republic

Product Details
ISBN: 9780440245681
ISBN-10: 0440245680
Publisher: Dell
Publication Date: May 24th, 2011
Pages: 1200
Language: English
Series: Outlander