A worldwide sensation with more than 12 million copies in print, Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series has produced #1 best-selling novels and earned a fiercely devoted fan base. Another spellbinding entry in the series, A Breath of Snow and Ashes continues the saga of 18th-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his 20th-century, time-traveling wife, Claire. The year is 1772, and the rift between Britain and its American colonies has put a frightening word into the minds of all concerned: revolution. In the backwoods of North Carolina, violence has already reared its ugly head, as cabins have been burned to the ground. To preserve the colony for King George III, the governor pleads with Jamie to bring the people together and restore peace. But Jamie has the privilege, although some might call it a burden, of knowing that war cannot be avoided. Claire has told him that the colonies will unite and rebel, and the result will be independence, with all British loyalists either dead or exiled. And there is an additional problem. Claire has discovered a newspaper clipping from 1776 that tells of Jamie’s death. With its epic scope, historical details, and sweeping romance, A Breath of Snow and Ashes is everything Gabaldon’s fans love and more.
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"[A]n enthralling experience." (Booklist)
Thank you for another fantastic book of Jamie and Claire. I feel like I'm
right their sharing every moment with them.
Outlander series is above all other writers.
It was hard for me to get used to her voice in the beginning.
but, now she's amazing too.
Claire, she is so very interesting.
I listen to books all the time, When I am driving, cleaning, cooking or doing anything quiet. I am AUDOBSESSED!
I just love this series, and anyone who stats just can't stop. Jamie the main Character is awesome as well as all the other great characters in this series. So much history revealed on these pages, and much of it taking place where I live in Virginia.
Diana Gabaldon's ability to keep readers following the story of Jamie and Claire is a testament to her talent as one of the best storytellers.
Must keep reading this series!
And, thank God, Davina Porter remains the reader.
My reviews are rather simple but only because I want to convey my impressions of a story. I leave summaries to the publisher. LOVE Audible!
This series has been such a delight. I feel like I learn so much reading these books (I do realize it is fiction however). Not just about history itself but about the way people lived. The characters in this series have become people I love. Seems odd, but then, I'm odd sometimes. Lol
Davina Porter - engaging as always.
Very near the top.
All the Outlander Series. I love them and can't wait for the latest in the series.
She brings these books to life. No one could be better.
Jamie is always the most memorable character.
Worth every penny and every minute of listening.
I have a busy career, travel a lot and don't have much time to read, so I listen to Audio books. I love reading!
I have read all the Outlander Books and I cannot begin to tell you how much I enjoyed them all. I fell in love with all the characters and enjoyed the Scottish history, I love Jamie and Claire and their family. They seem so real! This is a gem of a series.. so don't miss it! But whatever you do, start from the beginnning..
I am addicted to the Outlander novels, I really couldn't wait to listen to the next book.
Jamie and Clare of course, the more I hear the more I want to listen.
When Clare is rescued...
A few gasps and one or two laughs...
never a dull moment
Look up narrator in the dictionary and you'll see Davina's picture
Never trust anyone who doesn't enjoy reading.
The narrator, Davina Porter! Someone please give this lady an award! I could never actually read thiis series because the audio version, with Porter, brings this story to life!
There’s so much action, scandal and drama in this book that it makes it hard to put down. I’m so glad Diana Gabaldon gives us different POV’s from the characters. The humorous and touching dialogue keeps you sucked in.
When Roger and Brianna realize that little Jemmy IS indeed Roger's son. *tear*
Jamie and Claire. It's their story.
Diana Gabaldon’s last 3 books have actually been way too long and contained a lot of unnecessary stories. Many people find the last few books too long and boring. So with that in mind, you should only continue with the series if you are a true “Outlander series” fan and enjoy the characters. Being a huge Outlander fan I myself enjoyed the book.
The Perfect Storm! Audible, a great Audiobooks Reader and an adventure/romance in my little green iPod...
The Outlander books are written with Scottish and English words. To read them is fun, but to listen to Davina Porter read them is outstanding! Davina Porter brings Diana Gabaldon's amazing characters and books to life! These two women are something special!
Davina Porter has the most amazing accents, she reads flawlessly. I just can't say enough good things about her!
If you haven't started the Outlander Series... Start! Do yourself a favor and get the audiobook though, it's completely worth the $$!
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