Book Review of An Echo in the Bone (Outlander, Bk 7)

An Echo in the Bone (Outlander, Bk 7)
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Helpful Score: 11


Absolutely Fabulous! If you haven't read this series, you are seriously missing out on terrific story telling. No one tells a story like Diana Gabaldon. Part historical (British/Scottish/American history), part romance and time travel. Jamie Fraser is the ultimate hero - a spectacular Scottish warrior who is head over heels in love with his time traveling wife, Clare. It's the greatest romance wrapped inside the most hellish battle fought between England and Scotland ending at Culloden. Then continues (in another book) with the American Revolution with the British fighting the Americans for independence. It offers detailed historical data from this time period. I always found history boring but Ms. Gabaldon makes it fascinating and can't-put-downable but maybe that's because of Jamie.

The entire series is spectacular with something for all readers. There's naval battles, pirates, wars, skirmishes, romances, indian affairs and just ordinary life in the back country of America. The characters are wonderfully complex and endearing and you can see them grow emotionally from book to book. The kind of people you really want to get to know and with roughly 800-1000 pages per book, you do.

My only regret is that I just finished the latest book in the series and it will be years before the next one.