Staff Pick – Laura – OUTLANDER by Diana Gabaldon, DB 36535

With the television adaptation premiering this month, the OUTLANDER book series by Diana Gabaldon is experiencing a resurgence of popularity.  If you enjoy historical novels that vividly describe the time and place of their setting with a fiery love story and a slight fantastical twist, you will undoubtedly enjoy this series.  Start with OUTLANDER (DB 36535).

NLS Annotation for OUTLANDER by Diana Gabaldon (DB 36535):  It is 1945. Frank and Claire Randall are on a second honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands, where Claire is studying rare plants and Frank is researching family origins. One day Claire steps into an ancient stone circle and is hurled back in time to 1743. She is nearly raped by one of Frank’s ancestors before being rescued and forced into marriage. Violence, strong language, and explicit descriptions of sex. Prequel to Dragonfly in Amber (DB 36536).

Have you read the entire OUTLANDER series?  Try THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgeway (DB 76677) for another exciting, time-traveling historical-romance.