Walter D. Edmonds was born in 1903 in New York state. His 1936 novel, Drums Along the Mohawk, was a bestseller for two years. His later works received major literary awards, including the National Book Award and the Newbery Medal. He died in 1998.
Diana Gabaldon is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the wildly popular Outlander novels, as well as the related Lord John Grey books; The Outlandish Companion; and the Outlander graphic novel The Exile. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband.
"The best work of its kind. Throbs with life upon a hostile
frontier . . . touched with local color, lively with dialogue,
bright with suspense."
--The New York Times
"Lana, the eighteen-year-old bride, and Gil had to fumble and
struggle and reach their way to each other through
misunderstandings and inharmonies of personality as all living
husbands and wives must do. Her personal, intimate relations with
her husband are not taken for granted, as in most books about
'history people.' And Mrs. McKlennar, the Trojan, the Amazon, the
trump, is a marvelous character worth reading the book to
--Dorothy Canfield, Book-of-the-Month Club News