Yes, I would listen to The Fiery Cross time and time again, in much the same way in which I have read the novels. Diana's work is filled with passion, enchantment and excitement.
Davina Porter does a fabulous job with both the male and the female characters. Through her verbalization of all that Diana has written, we, as the readers, are able to put ourselves there with Jamie, Claire, Bri and Roger. Wonderful!
Always, the most memorable characters in the Outlander series will be Jamie and Claire, but Bri and Roger, young Ian, Lord John and the entire cast are easily brought to mind.
Wonderful, wonderful series!
This was ok as a story but not one that you can't put down. I had NOT read the previous parts of this series and found no difficulty in following the events as they unfolded. The book was alright but not one I would pay full price to read. The length was nice because it covered many miles of my jogging.
Great audible book. Davina Porter is so seamless in her narration, great accents. She does English, Irish, Scottish so well. Wonderful story so rich in detail, beautifully written.
I love books!
I read the hard copy of the other Outlander books before the Fiery Cross They were very big books as well but it is so different to listen to a big 55 hour book. Slow starting but it is a really good book and I would not change a thing. I have no idea how accurate the history is in the Outlander series but it is such a fun way to get a feel for the time just before the American revolution. I loved the narration but I think for the next book I will limit my listening to one part at a time and listen to other books in between.
Having listened the other books in this series I found this one a little slow to get into what the story was about. Perhaps it was due to listening to other 5 one after the other then having to wait for the unabridged version of book 5. That being said, it was still an entertaining book and the tale of Jamie and Clare continues to to enthrall. As always, Davina Porter,s reading and characterisations are brilliant. She brings every charater to life, Eagerly awaiting the unabidged book 6.
Absolutely, fantastic story, lots of detail
Roger, because of the adversity he faced
When it was discovered that Jemmie had the gift for Time Travel
It certainly made me feel like crying in parts
Roger clawing his way back from death
I like them all for different reasons, but if I must choose, it would have to be Clair.
Davina Porter sets the book on fire, her narration is quite enchanting. Davina makes me forget that it is she who does all the voices.
I dont want the story to ever end...
There's been a fairly steady decline in this series. The first book or two were good guilty pleasures, but it's gotten a bit stale since then, and this book was probably the low point so far. They're too old for the steamy sex now, I guess. Diana seemed so inspired early on, but this story really dragged. It feels like she out of ideas. The pacing is too slow.
One specific dislike: her writing loses its way when she switches to other character's points of view. When she writes as Claire in the first person, that seems to work. When she writes as Roger, etc., it's much less absorbing, for me at least.
Davina Porter, however, is still fantastic.
This is one of my top 10 favorites and one I will listen to again.
I have many favorite characters in this entire series but if I had to pick one I think it would have to be Young Ian Murray.
When Jamie rescues Claire and explains why he does this for her.
Claire, I have many questions for her.
When I finish one of these books there is a certain sadness or loss. Similar to saying goodbye (for now) to a dear friend. The story grabs you and pulls you in with the other characters. Great detail allows me to see hear and smell the things the characters experience during their journeys.
Davina Porter brings this world to life. Diana Gabaldon has created a rich and inviting world and Ms. Porter, the color that gives it life. I look forward to the time of day when I can turn the book on and sit back to llisten.