From the author of Outlander… a magnificent epic that once again sweeps us back in time to the drama and passion of 18th-century Scotland…
For twenty years Claire Randall has kept her secrets. But now she is returning with her grown daughter to Scotland’s majestic mist-shrouded hills. Here Claire plans to reveal a truth as stunning as the events that gave it birth: about the mystery of an ancient circle of standing stones …about a love that transcends the boundaries of time …and about James Fraser, a Scottish warrior whose gallantry once drew a young Claire from the security of her century to the dangers of his ….
Now a legacy of blood and desire will test her beautiful copper-haired daughter, Brianna, as Claire’s spellbinding journey of self-discovery continues in the intrigue-ridden Paris court of Charles Stuart …in a race to thwart a doomed Highlands uprising …and in a desperate fight to save both the child and the man she loves….
My Thoughts (May Contain Spoilers)
Normally, I have no qualms with long or short books. It has been a long time since I read a real long book – well, since reading Outlander by Diana Gabaldon – so I’m not sure if I was prepared to read two in a row. It’s like this: sometimes you get a hankering to read chick lit (what? am I the only one?), so you read one or two books and then you definitely need something serious. Continue reading