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Diana Gabaldon            

Author Best Known for the "Outlander" Series of Novel; Won Best Romance for "Written in My Own Heart's Blood" in the GoodReads Choice Awards of 2014

Diana Gabaldon is the author of the award-winning, #1 NYT-bestselling “Outlander” novels.

The adventure began in 1991 with the classic “Outlander” (“historical fiction with a Moebius twist”), has continued through six more New York Times-bestselling novels, with more than twenty million copies in print worldwide.

The series is published in 26 countries and 23 languages, and includes a nonfiction companion volume, “The Outlandish Companion,” which provides details on the settings, background, characters, research, and writing of the novels. Gabaldon has also written several books in a sub-series featuring some of the most popular characters.

Returning to her comic-book roots, she has also written a graphic novel titled “The Exile” (set within the “Outlander” universe and featuring the main characters from “Outlander”), but told from the viewpoint of Jamie Fraser and his godfather, Murtagh. The graphic novel is illustrated by Hoang Nguyen, and published by Del-Rey.

The “Outlander” universe has expanded to a popular Starz television series.

In addition to “Outlander” series, she has a contemporary mystery series, set in Phoenix, and has written Highly Scholarly Introductions (with masses of footnotes) to recent Modern Library editions of Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe and Thomas Paine’s Common Sense.

Her novel, "Written in My Own Heart's Blood," became highly praised and won Best Romance for the GoodReads Choice Award of 2014.

In 2017, Gabaldon released the novel "Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction".

Dr. Gabaldon holds three degrees in science: Zoology, Marine Biology, and Quantitative Behavioral Ecology, and spent a dozen years as a university professor with an expertise in scientific computation before beginning to write fiction. She has written scientific articles and textbooks, worked as a contributing editor on the MacMillan Encyclopedia of Computers, founded the scientific-computation journal Science Software Quarterly, and has written numerous comic-book scripts for Walt Disney.

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