By Diana Gabaldon
Diana Gabaldon, the New York Times bestselling writer of Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade and the wildly renowned Outlander novels, offers 3 stories of conflict, intrigue, and espionage that function one in all her most well liked characters: Lord John gray. within the center of the eighteenth century, listed below are haunted squaddies . . . lusty princesses . . . ghostly apparitions . . . darkish kin secrets and techniques. And right here Lord John will face enemies who are available in the guise of pals, stories within the form of a fiery-haired Scot named James Fraser, and allies who've the ability to damage him with a unmarried blow. . . .
In Lord John and the Hellfire Club, Lord John glimpses a stranger within the doorway of a gentlemen's club-and is stirred via a determined entreaty to satisfy in inner most. The rendezvous forestalled via a surprising homicide, Lord John will wade right into a maze of political treachery and a deadly, debauched underground society. . . . In Lord John and the Succubus, English squaddies scuffling with in Prussia are rattled through the nocturnal visitations of a dangerous lady who sucks existence and soul from a guy. known as to enquire the night-hag, Lord John reveals a murdered soldier and a treacherous Gypsy, and is derived to the stark consciousness that one of the spirits that hang-out males, none frighten greater than the specters conjured by means of the center. . . . In Lord John and the Haunted Soldier, Lord John is thrust into the lethal case of an exploding battlefield cannon. Wounded within the similar conflict, Lord John is named to tesify and shortly confronts his personal ghost-and the shattering prospect traitor is one of the ranks of His Majesty's armed forces.
Capturing the lonely, tormented, and brave occupation of a guy who fights for his crown, his honor, and his personal secrets and techniques, Diana Gabaldon gives you breathtaking human drama. And in stories seething with hope, insanity, and political intrigue, Gabaldon once more proves that she will be able to convey background to lifestyles in a fashion few novelists ever have.
From the Hardcover edition.