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A Time-Traveller in Jacobite Scotland

Advantages: Brilliantly written, well-researched, realistic, thought-provoking, exciting, moving, light humour to relieve the tension
Disadvantages: Violent in places, difficult to put down!

This novel begins just outside Inverness in 1946. Clare and Frank were married shortly before the war, then parted for the duration; Clare worked as a nurse. Now they are back together again and taking a short holiday. Frank is an intellectual type who ...

Kukana 20.02.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Cross Stitch - Diana Gabaldon

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Claire crossed the centuries.

Advantages: Improbable but highly believable, well written, absorbing story line.
Disadvantages: None.

What is this? The first in a set of, so far five books with another being published at the end of September 2005. A historical novel with a twist. The copy I have is a rather dog-eared paperback. Well read I guess you would call it. This is a fantasy o ...

solamarie 10.07.2005 · Read full review
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Frustrating and silly, but it gets you there in the end

Advantages: Manages to summon up the occasional flash of brilliance
Disadvantages: Silly, unbelievable, sadomascochistic, and needlessly violent. The Loch Ness Monster.

Lately I've been flinging so much shit at the Outlander series that I'm beginning to feel like an IRA prisoner staging a dirty protest. But rest assured, there's more to me than bile-filled hate speeches. There are things about this series that I kind of ...

Dr-Jones 13.10.2009 · Read full review
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A STITCH IN TIME...CAN GET YOU A SECOND HUSBAND...

Advantages: A WONDERFUL READ THAT WILL KEEP YOU ON YOUR TOES TILL THE END
Disadvantages: CAN'T BE READ IN ONE SITTING, AND IF YOU DON'T BUY IT 2ND HAND WILL COST YOU £8!!!

Cross Stitch Diana Gabaldon There is nothing I like more than a good time travel novel. Except maybe a time travel novel that has great swathes of romance throughout it. I'm one of those people who can easily suspend my belief to follow a character t ...

phoenixgreen 04.02.2007 · Read full review
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The Best Book I Have Ever Read

Advantages: wonderful, absorbing, the most inspiring novel, best book I've ever read, romantic, historical, perfect !
Disadvantages: I want more !!!

I borrowed Cross Stitch from the library, after a friend recommended it. I have since read three of Diana Gabaldon's wonderful novels and can truthfully say she is my favourite author. Cross Stitch is about a woman called Claire, who lives with her hus ...

KarenUK 28.12.2000 · Read full review
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