Books Recommended by Diana Gabaldon – [2023]

Diana Gabaldon is a writer of fiction novels, best known for her Outlander series. She was born on (January 11, 1952) in Arizona and raised in Southern California.

Her books merge multiple genres, featuring elements of historical fiction, romance, mystery, adventure, and science fiction/fantasy. Before becoming a full-time writer, she was a college professor and research scientist.

Here are some of Diana’s favorite books that she recommends to her readers.

Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian

Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian

In his novel, “Hour of the Witch,” Chris Bohjalian explores the dark side of the Salem witch trials. Through the eyes of one of the accused witches, we see the terror and hysteria that gripped the town.

Bohjalian brings us into the courtroom and shows us the fear and desperation of those on trial. We see how easily accusations could be made and how quickly people could be condemned. With its fast-paced plot and fascinating characters, “Hour of the Witch” is a gripping read.

Chasing the Wind by C. C. Humphreys

Chasing the Wind by C. C. Humphreys

C. C. Humphreys’ novel, Chasing the Wind, is a heart-pounding historical fiction set in England during the tumultuous time of Oliver Cromwell’s rule.

Humphreys weaves an exciting tale of love and adventure, following protagonist Will Windham as he attempts to navigate his way through a dangerous world of political intrigue and betrayal.

With well-developed characters and a richly detailed setting, Chasing the Wind is a page-turner that will keep readers hooked until the very end.

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Delia Owens’ debut novel, “Where the Crawdads Sing,” is a searing and beautiful portrait of an outsider looking in.

Owens tells the story of Kya Clark, a young girl who is shunned by her community and left to fend for herself on the marshy North Carolina coast.

Though she is surrounded by nature, Kya is a lonely figure, until she meets Tate Walker, a boy who seems to understand her.

Through their friendship, and with the help of Owens’ stunning prose, Kya comes to understand the world around her and finally finds her place in it.

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