Dragonfly in Amber is the second book in Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling Outlander series. It tells the story of Claire Randall, a British WWII nurse who travels back in time to 1743 Scotland and falls in love with Jamie Fraser, a Scottish Highlander. In this sequel, Claire and Jamie are forced to flee from the English after they’re accused of being traitors, and they must cross over into France in order to save their lives. Along the way, they encounter all sorts of danger and adventure as they attempt to stop Bonnie Prince Charlie from taking over Britain.
For who is this book for ?
Fans of historical romances will love Dragonfly in Amber. It’s full of adventure, intrigue, and romance as Claire and Jamie battle against the British government. Gabaldon infuses her story with plenty of Scottish flavor, making it a real treat for those who appreciate this genre.
- The characters are well-developed and interesting
- The plot is suspenseful and keeps you hooked
- It’s a great romance novel
- It is very long
- It can be difficult to follow the many characters and story lines
- The historical details can be dense and confusing
Learn more about the author
Diana Gabaldon is a New York Times bestselling author who has written numerous historical novels, including the Outlander series. She earned her Ph.D. in Arizona and currently teaches at Northern Arizona University.
“Dragonfly in Amber is an excellent historical romance that will keep you captivated from beginning to end. Diana Gabaldon’s writing is impeccable, and her characters are well-developed and compelling. If you’re looking for a book that’ll transport you to another time and place, then this one is definitely for you.”
“Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series is an amazing epic tale that I could not put down! Dragonfly in Amber is a fantastic read and I highly recommend it to anyone who loves historical fiction, romance, or just an incredibly good story.”
“Dragonfly in Amber is an exhilarating tale of love, adventure, and suspense. Diana Gabaldon has a gift for bringing her characters to life, and I was riveted from beginning to end.”
“Dragonfly in Amber is an amazing follow-up to Outlander. Diana Gabaldon does a fantastic job of transporting you back in time, complete with all the danger, romance and political intrigue that entails. I couldn’t put it down!”