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A keepsake collection of Lord John Grey’s shorter adventures and a spectacular addition to any Gabaldon fan’s library, Lord John and the Hand of the Devils brings these three unique novellas together for the first time.

A keepsake collection of Lord John Grey’s shorter adventures and a spectacular addition to any Gabaldon fan’s library, Lord John and the Hand of the Devils brings these three unique novellas together for the first time.
Lord John and the Hellfire Club marks the first appearance of Lord John outside the Outlander novels (and chronologically precedes the novel Lord John and the Private Matter). A young diplomat is killed in the street as he begs Lord John for help. Witnessing the murder, Grey vows to avenge the young man, as the trail leads to the notorious Hellfire Club and the dark caves beneath Medmenham Abbey
In Lord John and the Succubus, Grey’s assignment as liaison to a Hanoverian regiment in Germany finds him caught between two threats: the advancing French and Austrian army, and the menace of a mysterious 'night-hag,' who spreads fear and death among the troops. Acknowledging that he is unlikely to fall victim to a succubus, Lord John is obliged to contend with the marauding night-hag before the enemy arrives. This tale with a touch of the supernatural bridges the action between Gabaldon’s two full-length Lord John tales.
Finally, in Lord John and the Haunted Soldier, Lord John is called to the Arsenal at Woolwich to answer a Royal Commission of Enquiry’s questions regarding a cannon that exploded during the battle of Krefeld (a central action in Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade). Accusations ensue, and Lord John finds himself knee-deep in a morass of gunpowder, treason, and plot -- haunted by a dead lieutenant, and followed by a man with no face.

Reviews

Marvellous... it is a large canvas that Gabaldon paints, filled with strong passions and derring-do

San Francisco Chronicle

For suspense, endless twist and turns, and a picture of life at all levels, Gabaldon has done it again

Irish News

A blockbuster hit

Wall Street Journal

A triumph! A powerful tale layered in history and myth, at its core is a love so vivid and fierce...

Nora Roberts

Anyone who's read Diana Gabaldon's absorbing historical novels will relish her latest offering

Irish Examiner

Gripping historic mystery

OK

A story that is both moving and magical

Northern Echo

The freshest and most thorough portrait of Gabaldon's multifaceted leading man . . . Deftly written, pleasantly concise

Kirkus Reviews

Gabaldon is a born storyteller

Los Angeles Daily News

History comes deliciously alive on the page

New York Daily News

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Formats & editions

Also by Diana Gabaldon

Seven Stones to Stand or Fall
Outlander
Voyager
Drums Of Autumn
A Breath Of Snow And Ashes
Dragonfly In Amber
The Fiery Cross
An Outlander Collection
The Official Outlander Colouring Book
I Give You My Body
Virgins
The Outlandish Companion Volume 1
The Outlandish Companion Volume 2
Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade
Lord John And The Private Matter
Dragon Fly In Amber
Cross Stitch

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