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  • Drums of Autumn

  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 44 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 772
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 716
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 709

Twice Claire has used an ancient stone circle to travel back to the 18th century. The first time she found love with a Scottish warrior but had to return to the 1940s to save their unborn child. The second time, 20 years later, she reunited with her lost love but had to leave behind the daughter that he would never see. Now Brianna, from her 1960s vantage point, has found a disturbing obituary and will risk everything in an attempt to change history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant story & brilliantly narrated.

  • By Kelsrich on 02-10-2015

One of my all-time favourite books

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-10-2018

One of my all-time favourite books! A great continuation of the story. Intense and heart-wrenching right to the end.

  • The Space Between

  • An Outlander Novella
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77

Joan MacKimmie is on her way to Paris to take up her vocation as a nun. Yet her decision is less a matter of faith than fear, for Joan is plagued by mysterious voices that speak of the future, and by visions that mark those about to die. The sanctuary of the nunnery promises respite from these unwanted visitations...or so she prays. Her chaperone is Michael Murray, a young widower who, though he still mourns the death of his wife, finds himself powerfully drawn to his charge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Short and teased

  • By Leila on 01-08-2016

Great wee story!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-08-2018

Loved getting a bit more insight into the mind of the Comte St Germain and his history, and his feelings about Claire.

  • Written in My Own Heart's Blood

  • Outlander, Book 8
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 44 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 435
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 406
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 400

It is June 1778, and the world seems to be turning upside down. The British Army is withdrawing from Philadelphia, with George Washington in pursuit, and for the first time, it looks as if the rebels might actually win. But for Claire Fraser and her family, there are even more tumultuous revolutions that have to be accommodated. Her former husband, Jamie, has returned from the dead, demanding to know why in his absence she married his best friend, Lord John Grey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent on all accounts

  • By Monique M. on 19-02-2015

Loved it! Made me laugh out loud & made me cry

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-08-2018

Loved it! Made me laugh out loud & made me cry. An excellent continuation of the story. Some heart-wrenching moments to be sure. I love that many of the story arcs are now converging, and we're getting further insight into some of the things that happened in the past. A deeper understanding of the characters. Can't wait for the next one.

  • The Fiery Cross

  • Outlander, Book 5
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 55 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 542
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 491
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 488

The year is 1771. Claire Randall is still an outlander, out of place and out of time. But now she is linked by love to her only anchor: Jamie Fraser. They have crossed oceans and centuries to build a life together in North Carolina. But tensions, both ancient and recent, threaten members of their clan. Knowing that his wife has the gift of prophecy, James must believe Claire, though he would prefer not to. Claire has shared a dreadful truth: there will, without a doubt, be a war.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great read if you have the time and patience

  • By col40h on 01-12-2016

loved it!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-05-2018

A great continuation of the story, with wonderful narration by Davina Porter as always. Highly recommended

  • Virgins

  • An Outlander Short
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Allan Scott-Douglas
  • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 60

Mourning the death of his father and gravely injured at the hands of the English, Jamie Fraser finds himself running with a band of mercenaries in the French countryside, where he reconnects with his old friend, Ian Murray. Both are nursing wounds, both have good reason to stay out of Scotland, and both are still virgins despite several opportunities to remedy that deplorable situation with ladies of easy virtue.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous narration, wish it was longer!

  • By Beverley Deeming on 23-04-2016

Interesting backstory about Jamie & Ian

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-03-2018

Interesting backstory about Jamie & Ian as young men, and the development of their friendship. It's especially good to get more insight into Ian Murray's story & character. Didn't find the storyline quite as interesting or gripping as Diana Gabaldon's other books though.

  • The Scottish Prisoner

  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman, Rick Holmes
  • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 92

Winner of the Quill Award and the Corine International Book Prize, Diana Gabaldon is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Outlander series. This fourth novel featuring popular character Lord John Grey is told both from Lord Grey’s perspective and from that of Jamie Fraser, the star of the Outlander series.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing Narration

  • By Sarah on 02-08-2015

Great story, shame about the accents!

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2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-03-2018

I loved the story, and getting to know more about the back story between Jamie and John Grey. Whilst the narrators are both enthusiastic, I just can't get past the shockingly bad Scottish accents from both of them. As a Scot myself, this truly ruined Jamie for me. He sounds like a simple-minded Irishman who's recently suffered a stroke! If there had been an alternative recording, I would have stopped listening to this one at once, but wanting to know what happens in the story, I had no choice but to persevere.

  • Towers of Midnight

  • Wheel of Time, Book 13
  • By: Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
  • Length: 38 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 306
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 280
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 280

The Last Battle has started. The seals on the Dark One’s prison are crumbling. The Pattern itself is unraveling, and the armies of the Shadow have begun to boil out of the Blight. The sun has begun to set upon the Third Age. Perrin Aybara is now hunted by specters from his past: Whitecloaks, a slayer of wolves, and the responsibilities of leadership. All the while, an unseen foe is slowly pulling a noose tight around his neck....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thank you Mr Sanderson...

  • By Shell on 18-01-2016

Loved it!

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-08-2017

All the story arcs are finally coming together, building to a crescendo. The last battle is finally here, and I can't wait to start the final book!