The Fiery Cross, the eagerly awaited fifth volume in this remarkable, award-winning series of historical novels. The year is 1771, and war is approaching. Jamie Fraser’s wife has told him so. Little as he wishes to, he must believe it, for hers is a gift of dreadful prophecy—a time-traveller’s certain knowledge. To break his oath to the Crown will brand him a traitor; to keep it is certain doom. Jamie Fraser stands in the shadow of the fiery cross..
Book 9 in the OUTLANDER series by Diana GABALDON ~ The title comes from an old Celtic folklore custom when people kept beehives. It was traditional to go and tell the bees all the gossip of the community. If someone died and you didn't tell the bees, they would become annoyed and fly away. | The story will see Jamie in his late 50's and Claire in her early 60's, which Diana described as the "prime of life".