Release Dates

Looking for information about when Diana Gabaldon's next book is coming out?  To the best of my knowledge -- and keeping in mind that I have NO inside information whatsoever! -- this is where things stand right now.  (Last updated August 23, 2015)


The long-awaited OUTLANDISH COMPANION Volume Two, covering THE FIERY CROSS, A BREATH OF SNOW AND ASHES, AN ECHO IN THE BONE, and WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART'S BLOOD, will be published on October 27, 2015.

The OUTLANDISH COMPANION Volume Two is available for pre-order from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

See the OUTLANDISH COMPANION FAQ for more information.

2) Book 9

Diana Gabaldon is still in the early stages of writing Book 9 of the OUTLANDER series.  It takes her 3-4 years to write one of the Big Books, so we likely won't see Book 9 in print until 2018 or 2019.  Please try to be patient!

3) Novella about Hal's wife Minnie (untitled)

Diana announced in August 2015 that she is writing a novella about "18th-century bookselling and spies", featuring Hal's wife Minnie, and possibly how she came to know Jamie in Paris in the days before the Rising.  For more information, look here.

3) E-book on how to write sex scenes

Diana has mostly finished writing this non-fiction e-book (about 40,000 words, working title BLUSHING OPTIONAL), but it doesn't yet have a publication date.


This is a contemporary crime novel featuring Tom Kolodzi, set in present-day Phoenix, AZ.  As far as I know, Diana is not actively working on this book.

Stay tuned for further updates!