Written in my own hearts blood review
Written in My Own Hearts Blood (Outlander, #8) by Diana GabaldonIt is June 1778, and the world seems to be turning upside-down. The British Army is withdrawing from Philadelphia, with George Washington in pursuit, and for the first time, it looks as if the rebels might actually win. But for Claire Fraser and her family, there are even more tumultuous revolutions that have to be accommodated.Her former husband, Jamie, has returned from the dead, demanding to know why in his absence she married his best friend, Lord John Grey. Lord Johns son, the ninth Earl of Ellesmere, is no less shocked to discover that his real father is actually the newly resurrected Jamie Fraser, and Jamies nephew Ian Murray discovers that his new-found cousin has an eye for the woman who has just agreed to marry him.
And while Claire is terrified that one of her husbands may be about to murder the other, in the 20th century her descendants face even more desperate turns of events. Her daughter Brianna is trying to protect her son from a vicious criminal with murder on his mind, while her husband Roger has disappeared into the past . . .
Review: Written in my Own Heart’s Blood – Diana Gabaldon
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In June of , the world turns upside-down. Meanwhile, Claire Fraser deals with an asthmatic duke, Benedict Arnold, and the fear that one of her husbands may have murdered the other., In June of , the world turns upside-down. The British army withdraws from Philadelphia , George Washington prepares to move from Valley Forge in pursuit, and Jamie Fraser comes back from the dead to discover that his best friend has married his wife.
Thank you! Confused yet? With willingly suspended disbelief, it all makes sense in the end. Gabaldon works a successful formula, with few surprises but plenty of devices. Diana Gabaldon was crossing genres in her action-flled Outlander series long before that was considered cool. There was a problem adding your email address.