Synopses & Reviews
From the "New York Times best-selling author of the multivolume Outlander saga comes "Lord John and the Private Matter--a new novel of intrigue and mystery set in an indelibly drawn world of eighteenth-century London. Here is the first of a captivating new trilogy featuring Lord John Grey, one of the most fascinating and engaging characters to emerge from Diana Gabaldon's best-selling Outlander saga. Returned from Scottish exile in 1757, Lord John pursues a traitor--a business complicated by a family affair of the utmost delicacy, and by his own memories of the Jacobite Rising ... and of James Fraser. But Grey is a soldier; honor and duty are his companions on an adventure that leads him through the brothels and molly-walks of London, and onto the seas ruled by the powerful East India Company--a company that guards its secrets well. With he unerring eye for detail, her masterful command of language, and her unequaled skills as a storyteller, Diana Gabaldon once again brings history vividly to life.