Diana Gabaldon is the author of the award-winning, #1 NYT-bestselling OUTLANDER novels, described by Salon magazine as "the smartest historical sci-fi adventure-romance story ever written by a science Ph.D. with a background in scripting "Scrooge McDuck"” comics."
The adventure began in 1991 with the classic OUTLANDER ("historical fiction with a Moebius twist"), has continued through six more New York Times-bestselling novels- DRAGONFLY IN AMBER, VOYAGER, DRUMS OF AUTUMN, THE FIERY CROSS, A BREATH OF SNOW AND ASHES, and AN ECHO IN THE BONE, with more than twenty million copies in print worldwide.
The series is published in 26 countries and 23 languages, and includes a nonfiction (well, relatively) companion volume, THE OUTLANDISH COMPANION, which provides details on the settings, background, characters, research, and writing of the novels. Gabaldon (it's pronounced "GAA-bull-dohn"-rhymes with "stone") has also written several books in a sub-series featuring Lord John Grey (a major minor character from the main series): LORD JOHN AND THE PRIVATE MATTER, LORD JOHN AND THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE BLADE, LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, and LORD JOHN AND THE SCOTTISH PRISONER.
Returning to her comic-book roots, she has also written a graphic novel titled THE EXILE (set within the OUTLANDER universe and featuring the main characters from OUTLANDER), but told from the viewpoint of Jamie Fraser and his godfather, Murtagh. The graphic novel is illustrated by Hoang Nguyen, and published by Del-Rey.
She and her husband, Douglas Watkins, have three adult children and live mostly in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Written in My Own Heart's Blood
The wait is nearly over- Claire and Jamie's story continues in the next thrilling book in Diana Gabaldon's multimillion bestselling Outlander series. WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART'S BLOOD follows Gabaldon's characters through revolutionary Philadelphia and onto the battlefields, as Jamie makes a dramatic return to Claire's side, a new army sweeps the city, and romance and violence brew. This enthralling adventure carries us through betrayal and redemption, death and danger, and through the perilous waves of a family's loves and loyalties.
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