I admit it, I had become a lapsed Outlander fan. I first became a fan of the Outlander series in 1997, about the time the Drums of Autumn was published. I fell in love with the series and with Jamie, Claire, Brianna and Roger. They became my friends and a part of my life. Plus, at the time I was involved in an historical reenacting group for the Revolutionary War. So it was exciting to read a series that would eventually cover the Revolutionary War.
After the publication of The Fiery Cross my life took a turn, I decided to have an adventure and take a job outside of the United States. My life had a different focus and I was pretty busy with traveling and learning a new language. When A Breath of Snow and Ashes came out it had been awhile since I had read the series and so I knew I would need to do a reread, but I just didn’t have the time.
Then one day this past March I ran across the news that an Outlander TV series was being made. I was filled with incredible joy that it had finally happened. And it gave me the inspiration I needed to do the big reread!
Thankfully I already owned all of the books in the series in multiple formats: print books, ebooks and audible so I was prepared.
What will follow will be my thoughts on the series as I read them, and other books set in the 18th Century.