• “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

“John and Hal and William and Amaranthus”

Read a new excerpt from GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE, book nine in my OUTLANDER series of major novels. Click on my latest blog entry at right, “Birthday Retrospective,” OR click here for just the excerpt on the BEES homepage, released on January 14.


sevenstones-cover1In my blog entry titled “Seven Stones in 2017,” I discussed how BEES is coming (Book Nine), that it will not be released in 2017. And I announced that a collection of my short fiction will be released in April, 2017, titled SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL.

You can also check out SEVEN STONES by clicking here, including how to order hardcover copies of this collection signed by me from the Poisoned Pen Bookstore. SEVEN STONES will include five previously published novellas, and two new works of my short fiction.

My Methadone List

Looking for something to read until GO TELL THE BEES THAT I HAVE GONE is released? Check out my suggestions of books that I recommend by other authors in my Methadone List.

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This page was last updated on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:10 a.m. (PT) by Diana or Diana’s Webmistress.

When Will the Next Book Be Out?

WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART’S BLOOD, aka “MOBY,” the eighth major novel in the OUTLANDER series, was released in the U.S.A. and Canada on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Will there be a ninth major Outlander novel? Yes…

There’s at least one more… I’ve never been willing to commit to more than one at a time, because I just don’t know — I don’t plan the books out ahead of time. So I have no idea how much ground we’ll cover in each book. But there is certainly one more book, because I wasn’t finished telling the story at the end of book eight.

GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE is the ninth major book in my OUTLANDER series of major novels.

Excerpts from (aka “Daily Lines”)—and information about—BEES will be posted on my BEES official webpage as they are released. Also, I post the same excerpts on Facebook and Twitter.

Do I know when Book 9 will be finished? No. I am working on it now, and my books take at least 2-3 years to research and write. BEES will not be published in 2017; a publication date will be chosen and posted on this website when I am closer to finishing it.

Though BEES will not be ready this year, in April, 2017, a collection of my OUTLANDER short fiction will be released, SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL. This collection has five previously published novellas, and two brand new works of my short fiction.

About reposting my excerpts from any of my books and short fiction, I’d appreciate it if you would not copy the excerpts and post them yourself all over the internet. Instead, please do pass on the links to my excerpts (“Daily Lines”) to anyone you think might be interested. Thanks!

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