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Preview — Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
Voyager (Outlander #3)
AN EPIC HISTORICAL NOVEL FOLLOWING ON FROM THE BESTSELLING DRAGONFLY IN AMBER
Their passionate encounter happened two centuries ago when the gallant renegade Jamie Fraser sent her back to her own time, pregnant with his child, believing he would be killed in the bloody Battle of Culloden in 1746.
Now their daughter has grown up and Claire discovers that Jamie survived. Dr
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Seriously, these books are so D!@# good. Mostly because she's such a detailed writer and she's really good at grabbing your attention and taking it for an adventurous ride. In fact, the cover of the book had a review on the cover that said, "Adventurous escapism at it's finest." Amen. Once you're in, it's so hard to think of anything else until it's over.
But at the same time... these books are entirely too ridiculous. So much happen ...more
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Awe damn, not again. “Hello Claire, nice to see you yet again.”
“Stephanie? How did you end up here? I don’t see that strange vehicle you usually use to time travel.”
“I had to return the time mower. The owner was not amused by my ‘borrowing’ it. He mumbled something about a restraining order, hooligans and red heads; I must h ...more
The Outlander books are set in the 1700s. They start off in Scotland, but later travel to Paris, Jamaica and the American Colonies.
Claire and Jamie, the book's two main characters are fantastic. They're deep, smart and action-oriented, yet very real. As their relationship evolves over the series of books, it evolves realistically. They ...more
The books w ...more
This was another five star read. I mean, how can it not be. The effort this author has put into the books is unbelievable. Not sure how long it takes her to do her research.
“It has always been forever, for me, Sassenach”
Twenty years have passed and Claire returns through the stones. I thought their first meeting fell a little bit flat for me! Maybe my expections were too high.
Plenty has happened in the twenty years that Claire and Jamie have been apart. Some of the things I wish didn’t happen, ...more
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Voyager is the third installment in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series. Voyager picks up where Dragonfly in Amber left off. Jamie and Claire have just parted ways…him to go back and face his grisly death on Culloden field and her to go back through the stones at Craigh na Dun so she can bring her and Jamie’s child safely into the world.
The book then takes us through the next twenty years, telling us what exactly happened to the sepa ...more
With the help of Roger and Brea doing historical research, they think they have found Jamie alive in Scotland and working as a printer.
And so this book takes Claire through the stones once again and back to Jamie (at long last!). It also gives us insight to some of the events that happened to them during their 20 year seperation;
Jamie after the war held up in a cave for 7 years, him being a prisoner at Ardsmuir and then a ...more
Once again, Gabaldon doesn't disappoint. She has a talent for characterization and is a stellar storyteller, there is no doubt about it. Once again, she takes us on a fabulous adventure through times ...more
“Only you," he said, so softly I could barely hear him. "To worship ye with my body, give ye all the service of my hands. To give ye my name, and all my heart and soul with it. Only you. Because ye will not let me lie--and yet ye love me.”
EPIC STORY. PHENOMENAL WRITING.
This is without a doubt my all time favourite series!
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Voyager is definitley my new favorite book in this series after Outlander. It was pretty much perfection for me and it pains me not to give this 5 stars. I have absolutely no comlplaint about the first 50-60%, after that it was still amazing but there were some storylines I liked more then others.
Jamie and Claire are now twenty years older, but still apart. We get to learn about their seperate lives in their separate times. Other characters are also slowly intr ...more
The Outlander series has been an emotional roller co ...more
♪♫♪ Ain’t no other man can stand up next to you
Ain’t no other man on the planet does what you do
You’re the kind of guy a girl finds on a blue moon
You got soul, you got class, you got style in your bad ass
Ain’t no other man, it’s true. -Christina Aguilera ...more
At the end of Dragonfly in Amber, Claire realizes that Jamie didn't die at Culloden so Claire, Roger and Brianna decide to research and see what information they can come up with. I loved all this part - the different POV's, the interactions between Claire and Bree, Bree and Roger and Roger and Claire and just how it all played out. (I really hope ...more
- Jamie and Claire’s reunion
- Jamie’s third person POV, including what happened to him during the years of their separation
- Lord John Grey’s role in Jamie’s life
- The hunt for the hidden treasure
- Information about time-travel
- A prophecy is told
- A surprise character from Outlander returns.
The book had over-the-top angst with a series of coincidences, old acquaintances entering the story, and back-to-back obstacles. Jamie and Claire can’t see ...more
The second half was spectacular. I loved the scene's the author painted with the new locations. I sometimes could feel the sway of the boat, or see the West Indie's beaches and mountain ...more
From going to a DNF for Outlander to just about starting the next book, Its not hard to tell you why I'm now enjoying this so much. Its long, historical books can be slow reading and this is certainly detailed, you do need patience to read it. But its so worth it to read the love this couple have for each other that moves me so much...
And of course theres Jamie....
Jamie and Claire's story totally consumes me.
Its a love stor ...more
"Only you," he said, so softly I could barely hear him. "To worship ye with my body, give ye all the service of my hands. To give ye my name, and all my heart and soul with it. Only you. Because ye will not let me lie - yet ye love me."
I don't know what I expected going into this book, but I didn't expect this. It was so good, so different yet so much the same. This couple goes through so much together and comes out stronger for it, every time.
Loving you has put me through hell more than on...more
There were loads of new characters as well plus deeper understanding of others. I am ridiculously intrigued with Lord John Grey and will definitely r ...more
Jamie and Claire. They are under my skin and part of me. I can hear them speaking when I close my eyes.
What an adventure! I think I was holding my breath the whole last part of the story, maybe longer. If you have read the story, or listened to it, as I have, then you know. If you have not, then I encourage you to do so. Soon!
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