Book Review – A Plauge of Zombies (Lord John Grey #3.5)

I read this novella back in October, and I’ll admit it wasn’t my favorite of Diana Gabaldon’s work. A Plague of Zombies is book 3.5 in Gabaldon’s Lord John Grey Mystery series – an offshoot of her best-selling Outlander book series. In this novel, Lord John is sent to Jamaica after the events in the previous […]

Book Review: The Custom of the Army (Lord John Grey #2.75)

As I continued my quest in all things Outlander, I decided to pick up the next book in the Lord John Grey mysteries, The Custom of the Army. This book takes place right before the events in The Scottish Prisoner, and follows John as he journeys to the New World to aid a friend in […]

Book Review: The Scottish Prisoner (Lord John Grey #3)

I’m currently suffering from Carpal Tunnel, so I’ve fallen behind on my book reviews. Since I’m having a few pain-free moments, I figured I’d do a quickie review of the third Lord John Grey novel, The Scottish Prisoner. This book takes place in the midst of Voyager, and features Outlander hero Jamie Fraser. In this […]

Book Review: Lord John And The Hand Of Devils (Lord John Grey 0.5, 1.5, 2.5)

Making my way through Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series has taken me to her Lord John Grey mystery series. Lord John is an important secondary character from the main series, who Gabaldon has developed further in her novellas. Lord John and the Hand of Devils is a collection of three short stories featuring Lord John that […]

Book Review: Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade

The fifteenth book I’ve read for the 2013 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge is Diana Gabaldon’s second Lord John Grey mystery, Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade. This book takes place in 1758 during the Seven Years’ War. Jamie Fraser is still in Helwater with the Dunsany’s working as a stable hand and still […]

Book Review: Lord John & the Private Matter

After finishing Diana Gabaldon’s A Breath of Snow and Ashes from her Outlander series, I decided to take a break before beginning the 7th book to read her Lord John mysteries. These books were meant to be read in conjunction with the main series, and this one in part particular was meant to be read […]