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JSIMBeehive2The ninth book in the OUTLANDER series now has a title: GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE.

Talking to your bees is a very old Celtic custom (known in other parts of Europe, too) that made it to the Appalachians. You always tell the bees when someone is born, dies, comes or goes—because if you don’t keep them informed, they’ll fly away.

Click here for news and excerpts from GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE.

Please check back often for updates and new excerpts, aka "Daily Lines.". Keep in mind that excerpts of the new book may contain SPOILERS! <g>

I am working on this bookk now, and I am doing background historical research for it. (No, I don’t know when it will be finished!)

GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE follows book eight of the OUTLANDER series of novels, WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART’S BLOOD (nicknamed "MOBY").

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Looking for something to read until Book Nine is released? Check out my suggestions of books that I recommend by other authors in my Methadone List.

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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.

Click here to read excerpts from book nine, and other information as it becomes available. 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.

About reposting my excerpts, 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 anyone you think might be interested. Thanks!

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