Book Review: Voyager by Diana Gabaldon

It has always been forever, for me, Sassenach

I still love to read the Outlander novels. Voyager is great and even though it still is a romance novel, it is not too big a thing.

Book Review: Voyager by Diana Gabaldon


Title & Author: Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
Genre: History, Romance
Release date: December 1 1993
Series: Outlander
Publisher: Bantam


Their passionate encounter happened long ago by whatever measurement Claire Randall took. Two decades before, she had traveled back in time and into the arms of a gallant eighteenth-century Scot named Jamie Fraser. Then she returned to her own century to bear his child, believing him dead in the tragic battle of Culloden. Yet his memory has never lessened its hold on her… and her body still cries out for him in her dreams.
Then Claire discovers that Jamie survived. Torn between returning to him and staying with their daughter in her own era, Claire must choose her destiny. And as time and space come full circle, she must find the courage to face the passion and pain awaiting her…the deadly intrigues raging in a divided Scotland… and the daring voyage into the dark unknown that can reunite or forever doom her timeless love.

I give Voyager by Diana Gabaldon four out of five hearts because it was again beautifully written and not too full of romance.

I still love Diana’s writing. Her words read easy and as if a movie is playing in my mind. This times she told the story mostly in chronological order and once Claire and Jamie are back together there are some flashbacks. It was interesting to read.

A lot of characters have been killed off since the last book and now. Either because of nature or the big fight that Claire got away from in the last book. They are missed, but it gives the space to introduce new ones, like Willy.

Overall I love the Outlander series, but I am just less a fan of the extremely detailed sex scenes. Which completely rub me the wrong way and I try to skip as much as I can.


I loved the translation of Voyager to the small screen. They only changed small details to make it more interesting for the watcher. But overall they stick with what Diana wrote in the novel. Why do other series have such a hard time doing it right?

Let me know what you thought of this book and/or tv-series!
If you have any requests for which book I should talk about next, please let me know in the comments down below.

For now, let books enrich your life!


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