Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon is an American author known for the Outlander series of novels, which merge multiple genres including historical fiction, romance, mystery, adventure, and science fiction/fantasy.

Books

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  1. 1. Outlander

    The novel follows a World War II nurse who accidentally time travels back to 18th century Scotland. There, she meets a handsome and brave Scottish warrior and is torn between her loyalty to her husband in her own time and her growing love for the warrior. As she becomes more entwined in the past, she must navigate the dangers of a time not her own, including political unrest and violence, while trying to find a way back home.

    The 1157th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. Cross Stitch

    The novel is a historical romance that blends adventure, love, and time travel. It follows the story of a World War II combat nurse who is mysteriously swept back in time to 18th-century Scotland. There, she encounters clan rivalries, the harsh realities of life in the past, and a gallant Scottish warrior with whom she falls deeply in love. As she becomes entangled in the intrigues and dangers of a world that is not her own, she must navigate her dual existence and decide where her heart truly belongs.

    The 3897th Greatest Book of All Time
  3. 3. Dragonfly In Amber

    The book is the second installment in a historical fiction series that weaves together romance, science fiction, and adventure. It continues the story of a 20th-century Englishwoman who has time-traveled to 18th-century Scotland and fallen in love with a dashing Highland warrior. As the Jacobite rebellion leads to the fateful Battle of Culloden, the couple faces the threat of being torn apart by the tumultuous events of history. Interwoven with their past is the present-day narrative of their daughter, who discovers her parents' remarkable story and the truth of her own origins. The novel explores themes of love, loyalty, and the impact of the past on the present.

    The 7454th Greatest Book of All Time
  4. 4. Voyager

    In this time-travel romance, a former World War II nurse, who has returned to her life in the 20th century, discovers that her 18th-century Scottish lover may still be alive. Driven by hope and longing, she embarks on a perilous journey through the standing stones of Scotland to reunite with him. Their passionate reunion is shadowed by the political unrest of the era and the personal vendettas that threaten to tear them apart once again. As they navigate the dangers of the past, they must confront the consequences of their time apart and the changes it has wrought in them both.

    The 7523rd Greatest Book of All Time
  5. 5. Drums Of Autumn

    In this sweeping historical romance, a couple finds themselves in the American colonies on the brink of the American Revolution. They face the challenges of building a new life in the rugged wilderness, confronting the perils of an untamed land, and navigating the complexities of loyalty, love, and family. As they establish their homestead, they encounter a diverse array of characters, including indigenous peoples, fellow settlers, and time travelers with their own secrets. The narrative intertwines the couple's personal journey with the broader historical events of the era, crafting a tale of passion, adventure, and the quest for a place to call home.

    The 7994th Greatest Book of All Time
  6. 6. The Fiery Cross

    In this historical fiction novel, we follow the continuing adventures of a time-traveling nurse from the 20th century and her 18th-century Scottish Highlander husband as they navigate the perils of life in colonial America. Set against the backdrop of the looming American Revolution, the couple struggles to maintain their family and homestead while dealing with the political and social unrest of the era. The story intertwines romance, historical events, and fantasy elements as the couple faces challenges that test their bond and their ability to shape their destiny amidst the fiery cross of change and rebellion.

    The 8513th Greatest Book of All Time
  7. 7. A Breath Of Snow And Ashes

    In this installment of the historical fiction series, the story continues to follow the lives of a time-traveling 20th-century doctor and her 18th-century Scottish Highlander husband as they navigate the perils of life in colonial America. As the American Revolution looms, the couple faces personal tragedies, political upheaval, and the constant threat of violence. They struggle to protect their family and their community in the backwoods of North Carolina, all while dealing with the complexities of their unique situation and the implications of knowing the future. The novel blends romance, adventure, and historical detail, creating a vivid and tumultuous world for its characters.

    The 9005th Greatest Book of All Time
  8. 8. An Echo In The Bone

    In this installment of a time-traveling historical fiction series, the narrative continues to follow the lives of a 20th-century surgeon and her 18th-century Scottish Highlander husband as they attempt to make a life for themselves in the American colonies amidst the turmoil of the Revolutionary War. The couple faces personal and historical challenges as they navigate the complexities of loyalty, love, and survival. Their story is interwoven with that of their daughter and her family in the 20th century, who are dealing with their own set of trials and discoveries that are mysteriously connected to the past. The novel blends rich historical detail with romance, adventure, and the intricacies of family and relationships across time.

    The 9475th Greatest Book of All Time
  9. 9. Written In My Own Heart's Blood

    In this installment of a sweeping historical fiction series, the story continues to follow the time-traveling 20th-century doctor and her 18th-century Scottish Highlander husband as they navigate the perils of the American Revolution. With their family scattered across continents and time, they face the challenges of war and the complexities of loyalty and love. As battles rage and loyalties are tested, the couple must use all their wits and courage to protect their loved ones and secure a future that is constantly threatened by the tumultuous events of history. The novel weaves together intricate narratives of romance, adventure, and historical drama, creating a rich tapestry of characters whose lives are inextricably linked across the ages.

    The 10003rd Greatest Book of All Time
  10. 10. Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone

    In this historical fiction novel, we follow the story of a time-traveling woman who has reunited with her 18th-century husband in pre-Revolutionary America. As the couple attempts to build a life together in the tumultuous setting of the American colonies, they are faced with the challenges of the impending war, family drama, and the complexities of navigating a society on the brink of rebellion. The novel intertwines elements of romance, adventure, and historical events, as the protagonists balance their personal lives with the larger historical forces at play, all while maintaining the secret of the woman's time-traveling origins.

    The 10642nd Greatest Book of All Time