Currently listening to: nothing (in between blogging and making dinner)
This is the last novella in Diana Gabaldon’s book collection Lord John and the Hands of the Devil, which means it’s a short review. This one picks up a few months after Brotherhood of the Blade, where John is still recovering but also being asked to explain the circumstances and events that took place the day of his injury. On top of that, he’s been asked to look into the disappearance of a dead soldier’s wife and child. The story involves humor (because once again his valet/servant Tom Byrd is there), intrigue, mystery, treason and all the necessary war time elements to make this novella a fun read. However, like the first novella in this collection, I had trouble not thinking of other things. I’m not sure if this is because of the topic (since I love Lord John Grey) or if it’s because I’ve read SO much this month that my brain is about to explode. I like to think reason #2 is the one. I might need to give myself more than a weekend break from reading for awhile.
Anyway, if you like Outlander, read this series, I have a few novella’s and a book left to go. Diana’s writing really is one of the best, and the characters are so likeable that I find myself getting ready to sit down and chat with a friend.
the picture will bring you to Goodreads this time, I decided to mix it up a bit with this one 🙂