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Staff Picks - If You Like the Outlander Series by Diana Gabaldon, Try One of These

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All items are shelved in the ficion section alphabetically by the author’s last name, unless otherwise noted.

Riding Shotgun
by Rita Mae Brown
Horrified when her beloved husband dies while making love to her sister, Cig Blackwood ventures into the woods and emerges in 1699, a period that she grows to love before she is harshly returned to the present.

A Fever of the Blood (MYSTERY)
by Oscar de Muriel
Tracking a psychopath who escaped from Edinburgh's asylum, leaving a nurse mortally injured, two renowned investigators venture through the worst blizzard in memory while examining links between the suspect, a mute patient and rumors about black magic.

by Jude Deveraux
After donning an antique wedding dress, celebrated chef Kady Long finds herself transported back in time to nineteenth-century Colorado, where she is tricked into marrying the man she saves from hanging, a man who harbors a painful secret about his past.

by Jude Deveraux
In 1909 New York City, women's rights activist Temperance O'Neil is shipped off to Scotland against her will to live with her old-fashioned stepfather and pose as a housekeeper to his nephew to help find a wife for the short-tempered James.

Time and Time Again (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Ben Elton
Having learned from a Cambridge academic that time travel is possible, traumatized ex-soldier Hugh Stanton returns to June 1914 to prevent World War I by stopping an assassination.

From Time to Time
by Jack Finney
Ruben Prien is attempting to prevent World War I, but the man carrying papers to America that might avert the catastrophe is traveling aboard the Titanic .

by Susan Fletcher
1692. Corrag-- an accused witch-- is imprisoned for her supposed involvement in a massacre she had no part in. As she tells her story to an Irish propagandist, she transforms both their lives.

The Jane Austen Project
by Kathleen Flynn
Arriving in 1815 London, two time travelers from a technologically advanced future, a disaster-relief doctor and an actor-turned-scholar posing as wealthy West Indies planters, infiltrate Jane Austen’s inner circle to recover a suspected unpublished novel, but when a special friendship forms between them all, they must make a tough choice.

Knight Errant
by Rodrigo Garcia y Robertson
Traveling in Britain near the border between England and Wales, a young American woman is swept back in time to the era of the War of the Roses and falls in love with a young knight, a prince destined to become king..

by Julie Garwood
With the help of Scottish chieftains Ramsey Sinclair and Brodick Buchanan, Gillian, a beautiful young woman, matches wits with the ambitious and unscrupulous Baron Alford, the man responsible for the death of her father and the destruction of her family.

Shadow Music
by Julie Garwood
Betrothed to a stranger by King John, Gabrielle, the last of her royal line, is in possession of a powerful secret that could plunge the entire highland Scottish kingdom into anarchy, while her growing love for warrior Colm MacHugh could cost her everything.

Shadow Highlander
by Donna Grant
Searching the realm of the Druids for a powerful ancient relic to defeat the enemies of MacLeod Castle, fierce warrior Galen instead finds Reaghan, the only person immune to his mind-reading gifts who can either be his destruction or his salvation.

A Discovery of Witches
by Deborah Harkness
Discovering a magical manuscript in Oxford's library, scholar Diana Bishop, a descendant of witches who has rejected her heritage, inadvertently unleashes a fantastical underworld of daemons, witches, and vampires whose activities center around an enchanted treasure.

Shadow of Night
by Deborah Harkness
In Elizabethan London, Oxford scholar and reluctant witch Diana Bishop seeks a magical tutor, while vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont confronts elements from his past at the same time the mystery of the enchanted manuscript Ashmole 782 deepens.

A Song in Stone
by Walter H. Hurt
Investigating the secrets of Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland, Ian Graham stumbles upon a mysterious clue in the intricate stonework of the chapel, one that transports him back to the Middle Ages, where he must learn Rosslyn's secrets in order to return to his own time.

Taming a Wild Scot
by Rowan Keats
After being rescued from a dungeon by a mysterious hooded stranger, healer Ana Bisset is surprised when her rescuer, Niall MacCurran, reappears and asks her to help him investigate a mysterious threat against Scotland.

by Stephen Leigh
An immortal Muse visits the greatest artists of all time, including the fourteenth-century Parisian alchemists, Vivaldi in Venice in 1737, and William Blake in 1814, until a centuries-old feud comes to a head in modern-day New York.

The Heir
by Johanna Lindsey
Shocked to discover he has inherited a title and bride, new marquis Duncan MacTavish is offended by the woman he is to marry and entranced by the beautiful Sabrina, whose station in life makes it further impossible for Duncan to pursue her.

Love Me Forever
by Johanna Lindsey
Against the background of nineteenth-century England and Scotland, Kimberly Richards, a spirited heiress, objects when her father tries to marry her off to handsome Scot Lachlan MacGregor.

The Pursuit
by Johanna Lindsey
A young Scottish woman from an all-male household must navigate the ministrations of her sixteen meddling uncles when a handsome suitor arrives on the scene.

Northanger Abbey
by Val McDermid 
A modern retelling of Jane Austen's classic novel finds bookish minister's daughter Cat Morland joining her well-to-do friends in Edinburgh and falling for an up-and-coming lawyer who may harbor unsettling secrets.

The Bride and the Beast
by Teresa Medeiros
Sent into a ruined castle as a sacrificial victim for a dragon, Gwendolyn Wilder finds herself instead lured into the castle lord's luxurious bed.

by Linda Lael Miller
Struggling to escape painful memories of her divorce, Phoebe Turlow travels to a Caribbean island, once the home of notorious pirate Duncan Rourke, only to find herself journeying back in time and coming face to face with the dashing and tormented marauder.

Into the Dreaming
by Karen Marie Moning
When an ancient tapestry bearing the likeness of her beloved Aedan MacKinnon arrives on her doorstep, novelist Jane Sillee is whisked back in time to fifteenth-century Scotland where she is given one chance to save her dream lover.

The Time Traveler’s Wife
by Audrey Niffenegger
Passionately in love, Clare and Henry vow to hold onto each other and their marriage as they struggle with the effects of Chrono-Displacement Disorder, a condition that casts Henry involuntarily into the world of time travel.

The Long Way Home
by Robin Pilcher 
After her stepfather, Leo, has a stroke in Scotland, Claire Barclay must deal with her old flame, Jonas Fairwether, who, as Leo's caretaker and trusted confidant, has convinced the elderly man to put his house up for public auction.

Angel Time
by Anne Rice
Contract killer Toby O'Dare accepts a seraph's offer to leave his violent existence in order to save lives and finds himself transported to 13th-century England and challenged to defend falsely accused Jewish citizens.

The Reluctant Highlander
by Amanda Scott
A sense of duty may have brought Adham to the marriage bed, but it’s his powerful feelings for his beautiful, willful wife that will be his undoing. Ultimately, the bold knight will have to decide: Does his allegiance lie with his blood ties to the man who hopes to bring down the king or with the bride who has stolen his heart?

The Forest Laird
by Jack Whyte
In London's Smithfield Prison in 1305, condemned patriot William Wallace imparts the remarkable story of the Scottish Wars of Independence to a priest in the pre-dawn hours before his execution.

by Beatriz Williams
A cynical Wall Street analyst falls in love with a billionaire with a mysterious past in a romance with mystical ties to a relationship between a World War I British officer and a beautiful young American who held vital information about a fateful reconnaissance mission.

The Scribe of Sienna
by Melodie Winawer
Equal parts transporting love story and gripping historical conspiracy--think The Girl with a Pearl Earring meets Outlander--debut author Melodie Winawer takes readers deep into medieval Italy, where the past and present blur and a twenty-first century woman will discover a plot to destroy Siena.