Diana Gabaldon, an eminent American author was born on January 11, 1952. The author holds three degrees in science including Zoology, Marine Biology, & Quantitative Behavioral Ecology. In her early career, she was employed with the department of Center for Environmental Studies at ASU (Arizona State University) as a founding editor of the famous scientific journal, Science Software Quarterly. During the period of the mid-1980s, she used to write various software reviews & multiple technical articles for different computer publications. Even, she wrote many popular-science articles & comic books for the insanely prominent organization, Walt Disney Company. Moreover, She was associated as a professor of the department of environmental science of ASU for a prolonged duration of around 12 years. After that, this exceptional author chose to pursue her career as a full-time writer.
She is widely popular for her marvelous creation, “The Outlander Series Of Novels”. The Outlander novels are considered as the award-winning and best-selling book series of New York. This famous series has been already published in 26 different countries in 23 languages. Apart from this insanely popular book series, she has also written several books in another sub-series featuring a character named as Lord John Grey. Her captivating writing style has always fascinated her numerous fans and readers. In general, her books cover multiple genres, featuring various elements of romance, mystery, adventure, historical fiction, science fiction, and fantasy.
Order of Diana Gabaldon Non-Fiction Books
|1||"I Give You My Body . . .": How I Write Sex Scenes||2016|
Order of Lord John Grey Series
|1||Lord John and the Hell-Fire Club (Short Story)||1998|
|2||Lord John and the Private Matter||2003|
|3||Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade||2007|
|4||Lord John and the Hand of Devils||2008|
|5||The Scottish Prisoner||2011|
Order of Other Outlander Works
|1||The Custom of the Army (Short Story)||2010|
|2||The Exile: An Outlander Graphic Novel||2010|
|3||A Trail of Fire||2012|
|4||A Plague of Zombies (Short Story)||2013|
|5||The Official Outlander Coloring Book: An Adult Coloring Book||2015|
Order of Outlander Series
|2||Dragonfly in Amber||1992|
|4||Drums of Autumn||1996|
|5||The Outlandish Companion||1999|
|6||The Fiery Cross||2001|
|7||A Breath of Snow and Ashes||2005|
|8||An Echo in the Bone||2009|
|9||A Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows (Short Story)||2012|
|10||The Space Between (Short Story)||2013|
|11||Virgins (Short Story)||2013|
|12||Written in My Own Heart's Blood||2014|
|13||The Outlandish Companion Volume Two||2015|
Diana Gabaldon Awards
This famous author has won several awards for her impeccable yet mind-blowing writing style. The most famous book series as written by Gabaldon has won the prestigious RITA Award For Best Novel in the year 1992. Not only that, she has been also nominated by various book critics and authorities for her spectacular creations. She has won the Quill Award For Fantasy/ Horror/ Science Fiction in the year 2006 for her another fabulous novel, “A Breath Of Snow & Ashes”. Recently, she has been awarded as the Goodreads Choice Awards For Best Romance twice for the years of 2009 and 2014.
Diana Gabaldon Books Into TV Shows/Movies:
Unsurprisingly, her most fascinating book series has been made to a debut TV series. The most anticipated Outlander TV series featured its first show on 9th August, 2014, in the U.S.A. Eventually, it got a terrific success. It had been reported that Outlander TV series was viewed by around 2.3 millions of viewers & regular subscribers of the U.S.A. This television series is basically an adaptation of the best-selling and beloved story of Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser as portrayed by Diana Gabaldon.
Best Diana Gabaldon Books:
Diana Gabaldon has perfectly portrayed various interesting characters in her exclusive book series. Here’s a brief description of the two most appreciated books by Diana Gabaldon in the epic “Outlander” series :
Outlander: The first book of this award-winning book series is Outlander. This epic novel features the unrivaled storytelling of the author along with a classic combination of unforgettable characters and rich historical details. The story portrays the two major characters : Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser plotting the ancient “Scottish Highlands” of 1945. Here, Claire is depicted as a former British combat nurse who has been deeply catapulted into the notable intrigues of the world which potentially threaten her life. She features a character that is marooned with amid danger, passion, & violence. Whereas, Jamie Fraser is a gallant and spirited young Scots warrior.
With a time-travel romance, this strong-willed & sensual Claire eventually leads a double life with her husband in one century, & one lover in another. She slowly gets torn between desire and fidelity. Then, she truly struggles to understand the real intent of her own heart and the story continues with many more unfolded twists and turns.
Voyager: This is the third book of the breathtaking bestseller, “Outlander Series”. This is exceptionally well-written time travel romance or adventure book by the author that depicts a story where Claire discovers something which will reshape her future forever. In the past, the leading character, Claire has mistakenly accepted the fact that her beloved ‘Jamie’ has died in the memorable battle of Culloden. However, in this novel, Claire realizes that her soulmate has survived. She immediately makes a quick decision to go back in that time zone in order to find James Frase leaving behind her daughter, Brianna with a new hope of being reunited again with her ‘Jamie’.