I loved this book! Diana Gabaldon is a great writer! My words will not do this book justice, but it is amazing & a must read. Her writing makes it easy to create a picture in your mind of what Claire's world looks, smells, and feels like. The dialogue is real and entertaining. The relationship between Jamie and Claire develops in a believable manner throughout the book. I thoroughly enjoy their relationship. As characters, I like Claire and Jamie together and separately. This story was such a ride! I will definitely be reading the next book in the series.