Forts. von äFerne Uferä. - Claire Randall und Jamie Fraser wollen in North Carolina endlich gemeinsam ein Leben in Frieden führen. Doch die Vergangenheit holt sie auch dort ein.
Author: Diana Gabaldon
Category: Charleston (S.C.)
With King Jesper dead and Prince Wilhelm mortally wounded, Halfling prince, Nash, and the Fulfillment, Layla, assume the throne of Etherea. They must contend with a new Prophecy Candidate who asserts her position, and Layla is surprised to find her fate intertwined with this challenger. Facing a myriad of choices, Nash and Layla¿s decisions affect not only their own futures but that of two kingdoms. Unbeknownst to the Ethereals or the Vanguards, a slumbering menace stirs in the south, awakened after centuries. The Outlanders, a force shadowed in mystery, sit poised to tip the balance of power, sending ripples of fear throughout both warring kingdoms. Elder Werrick proved a formidable foe, but Layla may yet meet her match in the monstrous Outlander queen. This mistress of the dark¿s plans, rooted in revenge and ancient lore, now threaten the livelihood of all three kingdoms. Racing against time, Layla travels to the Borderlands¿home of the Voltons and Ecclesiastics¿to discover as much as she can about the war, the First Ones, and the prophecy itself. Lives teeter in the balance, kingdoms sit on the cusp of ruin, and a beast, greater than any she¿s ever faced before, plots a catastrophic attack. ¿¿
The Fulfillment Series Book 2
Author: Erin Rhew
Nach den vier bisher erschienenen Bestsellern ihrer großen Highland-Saga präsentiert Diana Gabaldon hier ein hochinformatives Begleitbuch für alle Fans – und solche, die es werden wollen. Es gewährt einen spannenden und unterhaltsamen Blick „hinter die Kulissen“ der zeitlosen Liebe von Claire und Jamie. Die Geschichte hinter der Geschichte also... Aus dem Inhalt: - Die Inhaltsangaben zu allen vier erschienenen Romanen - Eine umfassende Darstellung aller wichtigen Charaktere der Saga inklusive „Stammbäumen“ - Ein ausführliches Glossar der gälischen Ausdrücke mit Tipps zur korrekten Aussprache - Eine kleine Einführung in die Heilpflanzenkunde, die Claire im 18. Jahrhundert praktiziert Leseproben der noch unveröffentlichten Romane 5 und 6 und vieles, vieles mehr!
Das große Kompendium zur Highland-Saga
Author: Diana Gabaldon
Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag
Space opera is back with a bang! Lieutenant Joel Gilmore is part of a space observation team who find themselves attacked by the very aliens they are watching. It becomes a race against time for their fellow soldiers to rescue them, but in doing so, they unlock the shocking secrets of the solar system. With thrilling action sequences and brilliantly-characterised aliens, this science-fiction novelist is a one to watch - but be careful of the aliens. These are not Star Trek aliens with altered faces, but a glimpse of what really might be out there-
Author: Ben Jeapes
Publisher: Random House
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Peace in the Seven Realms of Adalmearc is only as strong as those who rule them. With the death of the high king and his heir too young to assume the throne, political intrigues fill the landscape as the leading noble families scheme and plot their way to power. Meanwhile, enemies abroad sense the changes and make their own preparations. Standing as a safeguard against both foreign foes as well as enemies closer to heart are the Order and its knights. Keeping the realms of Adalmearc united and at peace is their foremost duty. But when the strife turns political and the enemy is difficult to discern, when alliances shift and allegiances are torn, even the hitherto unassailable honour of a knight may become stained. "The Eagle's Flight" compiles the first three of the Chronicles of Adalmearc. It is a journey into the fantastic world of Adal, its realms, peoples, cultures, and conflicts.
The Chronicles of Adalmearc
Author: Daniel E. Olesen
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Detective Sergeant Mariko Oshiro has been promoted to Japan’s elite Narcotics unit—and with this promotion comes a new partner, a new case, and new danger. The underboss of a powerful yakuza crime syndicate has put a price on her head, and he’ll lift the bounty only if she retrieves an ancient iron demon mask that was stolen from him in a daring raid. However, Mariko has no idea of the tumultuous past carried within the mask—or of its deadly link with the famed Inazuma blade she wields. The secret of this mask originated hundreds of years before Mariko was born, and over time the mask’s power has evolved to bend its owner toward destruction, stopping at nothing to obtain Inazuma steel. Mariko’s fallen sensei knew much of the mask’s hypnotic power and of its mysterious link to a murderous cult. Now Mariko must use his notes to find the mask before the cult can bring Tokyo to its knees—and before the underboss decides her time is up....
A Novel of the Fated Blades
Author: Steve Bein
There’s never been a better time to discover the novels behind the blockbuster Starz original series Outlander. Blending rich historical fiction with riveting adventure and a truly epic love story, here are the first four books of Diana Gabaldon’s New York Times bestselling saga that introduced the world to the brilliant Claire Randall and valiant Highlander Jamie Fraser: OUTLANDER DRAGONFLY IN AMBER VOYAGER DRUMS OF AUTUMN Scottish Highlands, 1945. Claire Randall, a former British combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach—an “outlander”—in a Scotland torn by war and raiding clans in the year of Our Lord . . . 1743. Claire is catapulted into the intrigues of a world that threatens her life, and may shatter her heart. Marooned amid danger, passion, and violence, her only chance of safety lies in Jamie Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior. What begins in compulsion becomes urgent need, and Claire finds herself torn between two very different men, in two irreconcilable lives. Praise for Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander novels “Marvelous and fantastic adventures, romance, sex . . . perfect escape reading.”—San Francisco Chronicle, on Outlander “History comes deliciously alive on the page.”—New York Daily News, on Outlander “Gabaldon is a born storyteller. . . . The pages practically turn themselves.”—The Arizona Republic, on Dragonfly in Amber “Triumphant . . . Her use of historical detail and a truly adult love story confirm Gabaldon as a superior writer.”—Publishers Weekly, on Voyager “Unforgettable characters . . . richly embroidered with historical detail.”—The Cincinnati Post, on Drums of Autumn From the Boxed Set edition.
Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn
Author: Diana Gabaldon
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Die größte Liebesgeschichte aller Zeiten - jetzt als Graphic Novel Jamie Fraser kehrt nach einer langen Zeit der Verbannung in seine Heimat Schottland zurück. Seine Liebe zu den Highlands ist größer als seine Abscheu vor den Intrigen und Kämpfen der Clans oder als sein Hass auf die Engländer. Doch all das verblasst, als er Claire Randall kennenlernt. Und auch wenn Jamie weiß, dass ihn seine Liebe zu der schönen jungen Frau in große Schwierigkeiten bringen wird, ist er gerne bereit, sich für Claire allem zu stellen, was das Schicksal gegen ihn aufbietet. Wenn sie ihm doch nur ein Zeichen geben würde, dass sie seine Liebe erwidert ...
Author: Diana Gabaldon
Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag
Trial by Fire is a sensational, page-turning adventure from the bestselling author of Starcrossed, Josephine Angelini. Love burns. Worlds collide. Magic reigns. This world is trying to kill Lily Proctor. Her life-threatening allergies keep her from enjoying many of the experiences that other teenagers take for granted . . . which is why she is determined to enjoy her first (and perhaps only) high-school party. But Lily's life never goes according to plan, and after a humiliating incident in front of half her graduating class Lily wishes she could just disappear. Suddenly Lily is in a different Salem - one overrun with horrifying creatures and ruled by powerful women called Crucibles. Strongest and cruellest of all the Crucibles is Lillian . . . Lily's identical other self in this alternate universe. This new version of her world is terrifyingly sensual, and Lily is soon overwhelmed by new experiences. Lily realizes that what makes her weak at home is exactly what makes her extraordinary in New Salem. It also puts her life in danger. Thrown into a world she doesn't understand, Lily is torn between responsibilities she can't hope to shoulder alone, and a love she never expected. But how can Lily be the saviour of this world when she is literally her own worst enemy?
Author: Josephine Angelini
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Category: Young Adult Fiction