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A Breath of Snow and Ashes

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Diana Gabaldon

Narrated By: Davina Porter

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: September 2005

Duration: 57 hours 27 minutes


A worldwide sensation with more than 12 million copies in print, Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series has produced #1 best-selling novels and earned a fiercely devoted fan base. Another spellbinding entry in the series, A Breath of Snow and Ashes continues the saga of 18th-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his 20th-century, time-traveling wife, Claire. The year is 1772, and the rift between Britain and its American colonies has put a frightening word into the minds of all concerned: revolution. In the backwoods of North Carolina, violence has already reared its ugly head, as cabins have been burned to the ground. To preserve the colony for King George III, the governor pleads with Jamie to bring the people together and restore peace. But Jamie has the privilege, although some might call it a burden, of knowing that war cannot be avoided. Claire has told him that the colonies will unite and rebel, and the result will be independence, with all British loyalists either dead or exiled. And there is an additional problem. Claire has discovered a newspaper clipping from 1776 that tells of Jamie’s death. With its epic scope, historical details, and sweeping romance, A Breath of Snow and Ashes is everything Gabaldon’s fans love and more.


  • rhonda Smith

    I enjoy listening to the Outlander series while I cross-stitch or do other crafts or when I am in my car. I can do two things at one time and the narrator makes the story even more interesting!

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  • Kerri K

    Loved this book and series. Very entertaining

  • Tasha L

    Just an incredible series!!!

  • Yvonne h

    absolutely brilliant book right cliff hanger at end on to next one then

  • Sarah J

    I just love this book, it's like your there , you listen and drift away....

  • O Maynor

    Love this book but getting a little tired at the author for not ever having a calm moment.....

  • Amy O

    An epic episode in the Outlander series. Hard to capture all the stories within the one book. Gabaldon is remarkable with historical authenticity and character development. Davina Porter is quite simply the best narrator who has ever performed. Men, women, old, young, multiple languages and accents, her talent is a great gift to listeners.

  • Elizabeth Graziano

    When I listen to these audio books, it's hard to believe one voice become especially all these voices.

  • Kimberly Mac Donald

    I love listening to these books while I drive. I love the app too my friends are always asking me what are you listening to now.

  • DiegoI Garcia

    Davina is so awesome!