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NEW Novella Books Coming Soon From Diana Gabaldon Called “Seven Stones To Stand Or Fall”   Leave a comment

Here is a NEW Book of Novellas Coming Soon From Diana Gabaldon Called “Seven Stones To Stand Or Fall”

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From Diana’s FB:

What this is, is a “Collection of Outlander Fiction,” as the cover states. It’s seven novellas, all written by me, and all dealing with the interesting side-stories and lacunae of the Outlander universe.

Five of these novellas were originally published in various anthologies, and in the US/Canada, have then been published singly as ebooks. (Not, however, in the UK/Australia/NewZealand, Germany, etc.)

More after the jump!

The final two novellas of SEVEN STONES, though, are brand-new, never seen before by human eyes. <g>

In order, these are the novellas included in this collection, with a brief description of each:

THE CUSTOM OF THE ARMY

“All things considered, it was probably the fault of the electric eel.”

In which, Lord John Grey’s encounter with said eel (to say nothing of a belligerent poet and Dr. John Hunter (a real surgeon, known for his great contributions to medicine, but known more colloquially in his own time as “the body-snatcher”) leads to him being sent to the wilds of Canada (pretty wild at the time), where he joins General James Wolfe, has sex on a sandbar (though not with General Wolfe), repels Indian attacks (though not necessarily all Indians…) and (among other things) climbs a sheer cliff at night with a number of Scottish Highlanders, in order to attack the Citadel of Quebec.

THE SPACE BETWEEN

“He still didn’t know why the frog hadn’t killed him.”

In which, the Comte St. Germain explores the mysteries of the universe. Meanwhile, a grief-stricken Michael Murray (middle son of Jenny and Ian Murray) returns to his wine business in Paris, following the death of his father (and the earlier death of his young wife). Given into his charge on the journey is Joan MacKimmie (younger sister of Marsali, younger daughter of Laoghaire), a young woman on her way to join a French convent, in hopes of shutting up the voices in her head. And then there’s Master Raymond…

Read the rest of the info here 

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