Starz OUTLANDER Series Gets Green Light
Well, this is exciting! The Starz network is scheduled to begin production on the OUTLANDER TV series in September, 2013, with filming in Scotland. On June 1, Deadline Hollywood reported that Starz has ordered 16 episodes of the series, a dramatic adaptation of the OUTLANDER novels. The show-runner for the new series is Ron D. Moore (of “Battlestar Galactica” reboot and “Star Trek” fame), who has been developing the series in conjunction with Sony Pictures TV. Four writers have been hired to work on episode screenplays.
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New Lord John Ebook Bundle
A new ebook bundle of three books and one collection of novellas in the Lord John Grey series was released on April 8, 2013. Follow Lord John Grey as he defends his country, ferrets out spies, and unravels a haunting family mystery!
Included in this special ebook bundle are: LORD JOHN AND THE PRIVATE MATTER, LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS (a collection of novellas), LORD JOHN AND THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE BLADE, and THE SCOTTISH PRISONER. More information.
Cover For Eighth Outlander Book Is Released!
Entertainment Weekly (ew.com) posted a new exclusive interview with Diana on April 5, titled “Diana Gabaldon answers burning questions about the next Outlander novel, plus the cover!” Diana discusses this eighth book in the Outlander series, which has eight major story lines.
The new cover for the U.S. version of WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART’S BLOOD is shown on the right. She discusses this new cover in her April 5 blog, “Octopus/Octothorpe…. there’re eight legs, what else do you want?”
A Plague of Zombies: New eBook
The Outlander and Lord John novella titled “A Plague of Zombies” is now on sale for $1.99 in multiple eBook formats (iPad, iPhone, Kindle, Nook). Lord John (assisted by his capable valet, Tom Byrd) Befriends a Serpent, is Threatened by Assorted Jamaican Wildlife, Solves a Ghastly Murder, and Resolves a Slave Rebellion. More information.
Note: This story has appeared in anthologies with the alternate title, “Lord John and the Plague of Zombies.”