• “The smartest historical sci-fi adventure-romance story ever written by a science Ph.D. with a background in scripting 'Scrooge McDuck' comics.”—Salon.com
  • A time-hopping, continent-spanning salmagundi of genres.”
  • “These books have to be word-of-mouth books because they're too weird to describe to anybody.”
    —Jackie Cantor, Diana's first editor

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Quick Update on Christmas Shipping!!

I got the following message from the Poisoned Pen late this afternoon (the 13th): “We’ve looked at the influx of new orders and even with working in double shifts I see no way we can accept any more orders for Christmas delivery. I’d rather be up front than make your fans angry by creating an expectation we can’t meet. If you agree, then would you change your website to make the cutoff date midnight tonight for Christmas, but assure them they can continue to order any of your books for delivery soon after the holidays. Will will note this information on the auto response the system generates to those placing orders, so they will get it from us as well as on your site. We’ve got over 500 to process with more coming in by the hour and realistically we can’t ship more than 100 a day, regardless of when the shipping systems shut down. We’re going to end up shipping some on Monday and eating the extra priority expense […]

Quick Question – 20th-Anniversary Edition

Well, it’s like this:  The new, snazzy, all-signing, all-dancing (well, singing, at least) 20th-anniversary edition of OUTLANDER will be released on July 5th. On July 5th, I personally will be traveling from New York to Laramie, WY (which is one of those places that you can’t get there from here, so it will take all day, starting before dawn) in order to be the keynote speaker at the Sir Walter Scott Symposium held at the University of Wyoming. What with one thing and another (ThrillerFest, for one–it’s even more impossible to get _back_ from Laramie to New York, taking all night as well as part of the next day), I won’t be back in Arizona until sometime on the 10th. Now, The Poisoned Pen bookstore has graciously offered to host an event for the launch of this book, if I’d like. The question, though, is really–would _you_ guys like this? I’d be happy to spend an evening with you and sign your books (and perhaps read a few excerpts from […]