2001 Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award Winner - Best Historical Novel

Diana Gabaldon mesmerized readers with her award-winning Outlander novels, four dazzling New York Times bestsellers featuring 18th-century Scotsman James Fraser and his 20th-century time-traveling wife, Claire Randall.

Now, in this eagerly awaited fifth volume, Diana Gabaldon continues their extraordinary saga, a masterpiece of pure storytelling and her most astonishing Outlander novel yet....

The year is 1771, and war is coming. Jamie Fraser's wife tells him so. Little as he wishes to, he must believe it, for hers is a gift of dreadful prophecy - a time-traveler's certain knowledge.

Born in the year of Our Lord 1918, Claire Randall served England as a nurse on the battlefields of World War II, and in the aftermath of peace found fresh conflicts when she walked through a cleftstone on the Scottish Highlands and found herself an outlander, an English lady in a place where no lady should be, in a time (1743) when the only English in Scotland were the officers and men of King George's army.

Now wife, mother, and surgeon, Claire is still an outlander, out of place, and out of time, but now, by choice, linked by love to her only anchor - Jamie Fraser. Her unique view of the future has brought him both danger and deliverance in the past; her knowledge of the oncoming revolution is a flickering torch that may light his way through the perilous years ahead - or ignite a conflagration that will leave their lives in ashes....

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"Great addition to this series"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted September 12, 2001

In 1770 the Colonial Governor of North Carolina Tryon drafts Jamie Fraser to head up a militia that is to help rout the rebellious Regulators. Jamie names his son-in-law Roger MacKenzie, who just married his daughter Briana, as an officer in his unit. Roger makes it clear that Read more...

"Outlandish Life and Love - Well worth the Wait!"
Reviewed by Leslie Tramposch
Posted January 31, 2002

THE FIERY CROSS begins where DRUMS OF AUTUMN leaves off, at the New World Clan Gathering. At the end of their year of handfast, through several trials by fire, and much soul searching, Brianna Randall Fraser and Roger MacKenzie are to be wed. By this act, because of Read more...


The Fiery Cross
(Outlander: Book 5)
by Diana Gabaldon

Delacorte Press
November 1, 2001
Available: November 6, 2001
ISBN #0385315279
EAN #9780385315272
976 pages
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Other Books by
Diana Gabaldon

Down These Strange Streets
An Echo in the Bone
Lord John and the Hand of Devils
Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade
A Breath of Snow and Ashes
Lord John and the Private Matter
The Outlandish Companion
Past Poisons
Drums of Autumn
Dragonfly in Amber

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