Diana Gabaldon, bestselling author of the acclaimed Outlander series, weaves an engrossing tale of war, history, and suspense in this original novellaanow available as a standalone eBookafeaturing returning hero Lord John Grey. London, 1759. After a high society electric-eel party leads to a duel that ends badly, Lord John Grey feels the need to lie low for a while. Conveniently, before starting his new commission in His Majestyas army, Lord John receives an urgent summons. An old friend from the military, Charlie Carruthers, is facing court-martial in Canada, and has called upon Lord John to serve as his character witness. Grey voyages to the New Worldaa land rife with savages (many of them on his own side) and cleft by warawhere he soon finds that he must defend not only his friendas life but his own. Praise for Diana Gabaldonas novels featuring Lord John Grey aCall it what you willahistorical adventure, conspiracy thrilleraitas an engrossing story, masterfully paced, with exciting plot twists, swift reversals and robust characterizations.aaThe Globe and Mail, on The Scottish Prisoner a[A] thoroughly entertaining and wonderfully witty historical mystery set in the richly detailed, occasionally bawdy world of Georgian England.aaBooklist, on Lord John and the Private Matter aFrom Londonas literary salons and political intrigue to fearsome battle scenes in the Seven Yearsa War, [Diana Gabaldonas] writing is always vivid and often lyrical.aaThe Washington Post, on Lord John and the Brotherhood of the BladeDiana Gabaldon, bestselling author of the acclaimed Outlander series, weaves an engrossing tale of war, history, and suspense in this original novellaanow available as a standalone eBookafeaturing returning hero Lord John Grey.
|Title||:||The Custom of the Army (Novella)|
|Publisher||:||Dell - 2012-05-21|