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A Breath of Snow and Ashes Summary
The sixth novel in Diana Gabaldon's bestselling Outlander saga is a masterpiece of historical fiction from one of the most popular authors of our time....The year is 1772, and on the eve of the American Revolution, the long fuse of rebellion has already been lit. Men lie dead in the streets of Boston, and in the backwoods of North Carolina, isolated cabins burn in the forest. With chaos brewing, the governor calls upon Jamie Fraser to unite the backcountry and safeguard the colony for King and Crown. But from his wife Jamie knows that three years hence the shot heard round the world will be fired, and the result will be independence with those loyal to the King either dead or in exile. And there is also the matter of a tiny clipping from The Wilmington Gazette, dated 1776, which reports Jamie's death, along with his kin. For once, he hopes, his time-traveling family may be wrong about the future.
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Diana Gabaldon Author Biography
Diana Gabaldon is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous award-winning novels -- Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, and The Fiery Cross -- and one nonfiction guide called The Outlandish Companion. A Breath of Snow and Ashes, the most recent novel in the Outlander series, opened simultaneously at #1 on the bestseller lists of four countries, and won both a Quill Award and the Corine international literary prize for fiction. Gabaldon has also written two historical mysteries, Lord John and the Private Matter and Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade as well as several novellas featuring Lord John Grey. She lives with her family in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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