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The Fiery Cross

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Diana Gabaldon

Narrated By: Davina Porter

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: November 2011

Duration: 55 hours 31 minutes

Summary:

The year is 1771. Claire Randall is still an outlander, out of place and out of time. But now she is linked by love to her only anchor--Jamie Fraser. They have crossed oceans and centuries to build a life together in North Carolina. But tensions, both ancient and recent, threaten members of their clan. Knowing that his wife has the gift of prophecy, James must beleve Claire, though he would prefer not to. Claire has shared a dreadful truth--there will, without a doubt, be a war. Her knowledge of the oncoming revolution is a flickering torch that may light his way through perilous years ahead--or ignite a conflagration that will leave their lives in ashes.

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  • Karisa Crest

    Another amazing book! These books would not be the same without Davina Porter as she brings to life each and every character. 'How does she do it?' Is the real question. Outlander novels are just that, novels. The beginnings seem to draw on at first with such detail and events and character plotting, while the second halves are always the most intense plot turns and adventure. This novel, number 5 of 8, while I love all the storyline of Jamie and Claire I feel that this whole book is the turning point to where Outlander will head next. Less drama than previous books and mostly character development. Moving forward to the next novels I have a deep sense that I will truly just fall apart emotionally as by now I'm sure we are all sunk deep into this series and can't let go!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

  • Anonymous

    Fiery Cross doesn’t disappoint with hair-raising tales from the 18th century and marvelous character portraits and relationships. Davina Porter is the ultimate narrator. I wouldn’t want anyone else to read me a story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Lauren C

    This book had a few slow parts, but overall was amazing!! I love Diana Gabaldon's writing!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • kerry w

    Even though this was very very long and sometimes boring, it was necessary to get all the details for the storyline to make sense. I have just downloaded the 6th book of the series and I'm sure as I've come this far, I'll carry on to the end. Davina Porter does a marvellous job of narrating, on my first time to listen rather than read the book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Tiffinie H

    Have loved listening to this book while driving to and from work. Makes the time fly by and the narration is amazing! Really brings each of the characters to life with their British, French, and Scottish accents.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Cheryl Ward

    I enjoy the series, characters and the period. Some sections seem to drag on and begin to feel like "filler" and I found myself wondering when the story will pick up. Was more like reading someone's journal and less like a story that I knew where it was going. Some parts felt like "blah blah blah"....get on with it. The detail however is astounding and I was amazed by how people lived and survived. Bringing the 20th century knowledge to the 18th century is always an interesting twist in this series. I would and do recommend this series and am looking forward to beginning the next book his week. The narrator is pretty amazing, although some of the accents (especially the American, slaves, and children!!!) rub me to irritation) At times I just wished for straight reading without all the changes. As for audiobook In General...I really wish they had chapters or tracks to be able to move around the book, reread, know where you are, etc.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Jordyn R.

    I absolutely love this series! You just get lost in the story. Can wait for the next book.

  • Anonymous

    Loved this book when I furst read it as much as I loved listening to the audio book! Diana Gabaldon created an amazing series with books you just cant put down!

  • Jeanne H.

    I am new to the OUTLANDER series Books and Television. I love all of the book series and can not wait for the new fall season.

  • Lynne B

    Loved it!!!!