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Brunch: LON’s at the Hermosa Inn in Phoenix. The view from the patio on a Sunday morning is incredible!

Fancy: Binkley’s Restaurant

Best Value: TexAz Grill in Phoenix. Try the chicken-fried steak.

Bar Scene/Drinks: Zinc Bistro (the bar area)

Business Lunch: TK’s Urban Tavern

Burger: Bourbon Steak

Pizza: Mamma Mia Pizza

Sandwich: Pane Bianco in Phoenix. Try the soppressata sandwich with aged provolone and peppers.

Regional: La Hacienda

Hidden Gem: The Vig in Phoenix

Japanese: Pure Sushi

Thai/Southeast Asian: Saigon Nites (actually a Vietnamese restaurant)

Wine List: Bourbon Steak

Steak: Eddie’s House. Try the ‘Whats in this Steak’!

Italian: Marcellino Ristorante

Barbecue: Bobby Q’s in Phoenix

Dessert: Tammy Coe Cakes in Phoenix

Indian: Persian Room (actually Middle-Eastern). Try the beef koopada and they have the best hummus… ever

Vegetarian: Grimaldi’s Pizza (various locations). Delicious eggplant and basil pizza

Wild Card: Matt’s Big Breakfast in Phoenix


All Short Fiction By Title

From Outlander and Lord John adventures to a story set in the beginnings of the Third Reich, among others, this webpage is a comprehensive list of short fiction (short stories and novellas), written by Diana Gabaldon.

These works are presented by the titles of Diana short stories and novellas, and in alphabetical order:

&ldquoA Fugitive Green&rdquo (novella): Set in 1744 to 1745 in Paris, London, and Amsterdam, this is the story of Lord John&rsquos elder brother, Hal (aka Harold, Earl of Melton and Duke of Pardloe), and his (eventual) wife, Minnie, who at the time of this story is a seventeen-year-old dealer in rare books with a sideline in forgery, blackmail, and burglary. Jamie Fraser also appears.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, a collection of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas and short stories by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows&rdquo (short story (no, really, it is)): is set (mostly) in 1941 to 1943, and tells the story of What Really Happened to Roger MacKenzie&rsquos parents.

Originally published in 2010 in SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo (novella): Set in 1761 in Jamaica, when Lord John is sent to command a battalion tasked with putting down a slave rebellion, and discovers a hitherto unsuspected affinity for snakes, cockroaches, and zombies.

This novella was originally published in 2011 in DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This novella has been published under the alternate title &ldquoLord John and A Plague of Zombies.&rdquo

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo is also featured in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John short fiction written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Silence At The Heart&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS, published in 1991. Edited by Martin H. Greenburg.

This anthology is filled with stories, memoirs, and photographs celebrating the special relationship between a father and daughter, and features contributions from Faye Kellerman, Eileen Goudge, Carole Nelson Douglas, J. A. Jance, and other notable authors.

Diana shares a touching, true story about the sudden death of her father, Senator Tony Gabaldon, who served in the Arizona legislature.

&ldquoBesieged&rdquo (novella): Set in 1762 in Jamaica and Havana. Lord John, who is about to leave his post as temporary military governor of Jamaica, learns that his mother is in Havana, Cuba. Which would be fine, save that the British Navy is on its way to lay siege to the city. Attended by his valet, Tom Byrd, an ex-zombie named Rodrigo, and Rodrigo’s homicidally inclined wife, Azeel, Lord John sets out to rescue the erstwhile Dowager Duchess of Pardloe before the warships arrive.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL,. an anthology of seven pieces of Outlander and Lord John fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo (short story): First published in PHOENIX NOIR, edited by Patrick Millikin, a multi-author anthology of short crime stories set in&mdashas one might suppose&mdashPhoenix (Arizona).

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo is the debut in print of Tom Kolodzi, who&rsquos the protagonist of the contemporary crime novel Diana has been working on for some time (currently on the back burner), which is tentatively titled RED ANT&rsquoS HEAD.

&ldquoDream a Little Dream for Me&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon with Laura Watkins, this piece appeared in MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF LOVE (1998), edited by Jill M. Morgan.

Publisher’s Description:

&ldquoFrom the pens of five New York Times bestselling authors and seven nationally recognized authors of women&rsquos fiction comes this remarkable collection of twelve original short stories which rejoice in the love shared between mothers and daughters. Each author has collaborated with her own daughter on their story, inspired by real-life experiences.&rdquo

&ldquoFogmeister&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology THE HIGHWAY KIND: TALES OF FAST CARS, DESPERATE DRIVERS, AND DARK ROADS, edited by Patrick Millikin, which features thrilling crime stories about cars, driving, and the road from the world&rsquos bestselling and critically acclaimed writers.

Diana&rsquos contribution to THE HIGHWAY KIND is &ldquoFogmeister,&rdquo a historical fiction tale set during the beginning of Germany&rsquos Third Reich.

Publisher&rsquos Description:

&ldquoLike fiction, cars take us into a different world: from the tony enclaves of upper crust society to the lowliest barrio from muscle car-driving con men to hardscrabble kids on the road during the Great Depression from a psychotic traveling salesman to a Mexican drug lord who drives a tricked-out VW Bus. We all share the roads, and our cars link us together.

&ldquoThis anthology features new stories from Michael Connelly, C.J. Box, George Pelecanos, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, Ace Atkins, Luis Alberto Urrea, Sara Gran, Ben H. Winters, and Joe Lansdale. THE HIGHWAY KIND is a street-level look at modern America, as seen through one of its national obsessions.&rdquo

&ldquoHellfire.&rdquo See &ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club.&rdquo

&ldquoLord John and the Haunted Soldier&rdquo (novella): In London and the Woolwich Arsenal in 1758, Lord John faces a court of inquiry into the explosion of a cannon, and learns that there are more dangerous things in the world than gunpowder.

Written for and first appeared in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of Lord John short fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club&rdquo (short story): In London in 1756, a red-haired man approaches Lord John Grey with an urgent plea for help, just before dying in front of him. Originally published in PAST POISONS: AN ELLIS PETERS MEMORIAL ANTHOLOGY OF HISTORICAL CRIME, a multi-author anthology edited by Maxim Jakubowski, in 1998.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club,&rdquo was also included in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of three of Diana Gabaldon’s stories about Lord John Grey.

This story was also published as a special, limited-run, stand-alone paperback edition, which was a featured gift at a science fiction and fantasy convention.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo (novella): In Germany in 1757, Lord John is having unsettling dreams about Jamie Fraser, unsettling encounters with Saxon princesses, night‐hags, and a really disturbing encounter with a big, blond Hanoverian graf.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was originally published in 2003 in LEGENDS II, the multi-author anthology edited by Robert Silverburg, a legendary science fiction author.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was reprinted in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of stories about Lord John Grey written by Diana.

&ldquoMirror Image&rdquo (short story): by Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes).

This short story appeared in the multi-author anthology MOTHERS AND SONS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES, AND PHOTOGRAPHS, edited by Jill M. Morgan.

&ldquoThis collection of twelve true stories of motherhood celebrates the special bond between mother and son. Stories include tales of humor and heartbreak, devotion and daring, and the true meaning of selfless love. Enhancing the magic of the written word in this beautiful volume are the authors&rsquo personal, rare, and intimate family photos.&rdquo

&ldquoPast Prologue&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry, this tale was included in the multi-author anthology MATCHUP, edited by Lee Child.

&ldquoWhere should we go? All that we knew is gone, and all that we have is each other…&rdquo Bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry&mdashalong with their popular series characters Jamie Fraser and Cotton Malone&mdashteam up for the first time ever.

&ldquoSurgeon&rsquos Steel&rdquo (short story): First published in the multi-author anthology EXCALIBUR, edited by Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg and Edward E. Krame in 1995.

&ldquoA collection of more than twenty-five stories of myth and magic includes the works of such notable authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley, Charles de Lint,Diana Gabaldon, Mercedes Lackey, Joe Haldeman, Jane Yolen, and Eric Lustbader.&rdquo

&ldquoThe Castellan&rdquo (short story): By Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes), this piece was included in the multi-author anthology OUT OF AVALON: AN ANTHOLOGY OF OLD MAGIC AND NEW MYTHS, edited by Jennifer Roberson in 2001.

The Castellan must conquer a shape-shifting blue dragon before he succombs to the wyrm&rsquos love spell.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo (novella): In 1759, his lordship attends an electric‐eel party in London and ends up at the Battle of Quebec! (He&rsquos just the sort of person things like that happen to.) &ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo was first published in 2010 in WARRIORS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army&rdquo was also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, an anthology of seven novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoThe Space Between&rdquo (novella): The space between what? It depends who you&rsquore talking to. Set in 1778, mostly in Paris, this story involves Michael Murray (Young Ian&rsquos elder brother), Joan MacKimmie (Marsali&rsquos younger sister), the Comte St. Germain (who is Not Dead After All), Mother Hildegarde, and a few other persons of interest.

Originally published in 2013 in THE MAD SCIENTIST&rsquoS GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, a multi-author anthology edited by John Joseph Adams.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo (novella): Set in 1740 in France. In which Jamie Fraser (aged nineteen) and his friend Ian Murray (aged twenty) become young mercenaries.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo was originally published DANGEROUS WOMEN, an anthology edited by authors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, released in 2012.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology collection written by Diana Gabaldon.

This webpage was last updated by Diana Herself or Diana&rsquos Webmistress on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 9:00 p.m. (Central Time).

If you know of a missing item, please send an email to Diana&rsquos Webmistress. Thanks!


All Short Fiction By Title

From Outlander and Lord John adventures to a story set in the beginnings of the Third Reich, among others, this webpage is a comprehensive list of short fiction (short stories and novellas), written by Diana Gabaldon.

These works are presented by the titles of Diana short stories and novellas, and in alphabetical order:

&ldquoA Fugitive Green&rdquo (novella): Set in 1744 to 1745 in Paris, London, and Amsterdam, this is the story of Lord John&rsquos elder brother, Hal (aka Harold, Earl of Melton and Duke of Pardloe), and his (eventual) wife, Minnie, who at the time of this story is a seventeen-year-old dealer in rare books with a sideline in forgery, blackmail, and burglary. Jamie Fraser also appears.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, a collection of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas and short stories by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows&rdquo (short story (no, really, it is)): is set (mostly) in 1941 to 1943, and tells the story of What Really Happened to Roger MacKenzie&rsquos parents.

Originally published in 2010 in SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo (novella): Set in 1761 in Jamaica, when Lord John is sent to command a battalion tasked with putting down a slave rebellion, and discovers a hitherto unsuspected affinity for snakes, cockroaches, and zombies.

This novella was originally published in 2011 in DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This novella has been published under the alternate title &ldquoLord John and A Plague of Zombies.&rdquo

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo is also featured in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John short fiction written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Silence At The Heart&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS, published in 1991. Edited by Martin H. Greenburg.

This anthology is filled with stories, memoirs, and photographs celebrating the special relationship between a father and daughter, and features contributions from Faye Kellerman, Eileen Goudge, Carole Nelson Douglas, J. A. Jance, and other notable authors.

Diana shares a touching, true story about the sudden death of her father, Senator Tony Gabaldon, who served in the Arizona legislature.

&ldquoBesieged&rdquo (novella): Set in 1762 in Jamaica and Havana. Lord John, who is about to leave his post as temporary military governor of Jamaica, learns that his mother is in Havana, Cuba. Which would be fine, save that the British Navy is on its way to lay siege to the city. Attended by his valet, Tom Byrd, an ex-zombie named Rodrigo, and Rodrigo’s homicidally inclined wife, Azeel, Lord John sets out to rescue the erstwhile Dowager Duchess of Pardloe before the warships arrive.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL,. an anthology of seven pieces of Outlander and Lord John fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo (short story): First published in PHOENIX NOIR, edited by Patrick Millikin, a multi-author anthology of short crime stories set in&mdashas one might suppose&mdashPhoenix (Arizona).

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo is the debut in print of Tom Kolodzi, who&rsquos the protagonist of the contemporary crime novel Diana has been working on for some time (currently on the back burner), which is tentatively titled RED ANT&rsquoS HEAD.

&ldquoDream a Little Dream for Me&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon with Laura Watkins, this piece appeared in MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF LOVE (1998), edited by Jill M. Morgan.

Publisher’s Description:

&ldquoFrom the pens of five New York Times bestselling authors and seven nationally recognized authors of women&rsquos fiction comes this remarkable collection of twelve original short stories which rejoice in the love shared between mothers and daughters. Each author has collaborated with her own daughter on their story, inspired by real-life experiences.&rdquo

&ldquoFogmeister&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology THE HIGHWAY KIND: TALES OF FAST CARS, DESPERATE DRIVERS, AND DARK ROADS, edited by Patrick Millikin, which features thrilling crime stories about cars, driving, and the road from the world&rsquos bestselling and critically acclaimed writers.

Diana&rsquos contribution to THE HIGHWAY KIND is &ldquoFogmeister,&rdquo a historical fiction tale set during the beginning of Germany&rsquos Third Reich.

Publisher&rsquos Description:

&ldquoLike fiction, cars take us into a different world: from the tony enclaves of upper crust society to the lowliest barrio from muscle car-driving con men to hardscrabble kids on the road during the Great Depression from a psychotic traveling salesman to a Mexican drug lord who drives a tricked-out VW Bus. We all share the roads, and our cars link us together.

&ldquoThis anthology features new stories from Michael Connelly, C.J. Box, George Pelecanos, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, Ace Atkins, Luis Alberto Urrea, Sara Gran, Ben H. Winters, and Joe Lansdale. THE HIGHWAY KIND is a street-level look at modern America, as seen through one of its national obsessions.&rdquo

&ldquoHellfire.&rdquo See &ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club.&rdquo

&ldquoLord John and the Haunted Soldier&rdquo (novella): In London and the Woolwich Arsenal in 1758, Lord John faces a court of inquiry into the explosion of a cannon, and learns that there are more dangerous things in the world than gunpowder.

Written for and first appeared in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of Lord John short fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club&rdquo (short story): In London in 1756, a red-haired man approaches Lord John Grey with an urgent plea for help, just before dying in front of him. Originally published in PAST POISONS: AN ELLIS PETERS MEMORIAL ANTHOLOGY OF HISTORICAL CRIME, a multi-author anthology edited by Maxim Jakubowski, in 1998.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club,&rdquo was also included in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of three of Diana Gabaldon’s stories about Lord John Grey.

This story was also published as a special, limited-run, stand-alone paperback edition, which was a featured gift at a science fiction and fantasy convention.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo (novella): In Germany in 1757, Lord John is having unsettling dreams about Jamie Fraser, unsettling encounters with Saxon princesses, night‐hags, and a really disturbing encounter with a big, blond Hanoverian graf.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was originally published in 2003 in LEGENDS II, the multi-author anthology edited by Robert Silverburg, a legendary science fiction author.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was reprinted in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of stories about Lord John Grey written by Diana.

&ldquoMirror Image&rdquo (short story): by Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes).

This short story appeared in the multi-author anthology MOTHERS AND SONS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES, AND PHOTOGRAPHS, edited by Jill M. Morgan.

&ldquoThis collection of twelve true stories of motherhood celebrates the special bond between mother and son. Stories include tales of humor and heartbreak, devotion and daring, and the true meaning of selfless love. Enhancing the magic of the written word in this beautiful volume are the authors&rsquo personal, rare, and intimate family photos.&rdquo

&ldquoPast Prologue&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry, this tale was included in the multi-author anthology MATCHUP, edited by Lee Child.

&ldquoWhere should we go? All that we knew is gone, and all that we have is each other…&rdquo Bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry&mdashalong with their popular series characters Jamie Fraser and Cotton Malone&mdashteam up for the first time ever.

&ldquoSurgeon&rsquos Steel&rdquo (short story): First published in the multi-author anthology EXCALIBUR, edited by Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg and Edward E. Krame in 1995.

&ldquoA collection of more than twenty-five stories of myth and magic includes the works of such notable authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley, Charles de Lint,Diana Gabaldon, Mercedes Lackey, Joe Haldeman, Jane Yolen, and Eric Lustbader.&rdquo

&ldquoThe Castellan&rdquo (short story): By Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes), this piece was included in the multi-author anthology OUT OF AVALON: AN ANTHOLOGY OF OLD MAGIC AND NEW MYTHS, edited by Jennifer Roberson in 2001.

The Castellan must conquer a shape-shifting blue dragon before he succombs to the wyrm&rsquos love spell.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo (novella): In 1759, his lordship attends an electric‐eel party in London and ends up at the Battle of Quebec! (He&rsquos just the sort of person things like that happen to.) &ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo was first published in 2010 in WARRIORS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army&rdquo was also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, an anthology of seven novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoThe Space Between&rdquo (novella): The space between what? It depends who you&rsquore talking to. Set in 1778, mostly in Paris, this story involves Michael Murray (Young Ian&rsquos elder brother), Joan MacKimmie (Marsali&rsquos younger sister), the Comte St. Germain (who is Not Dead After All), Mother Hildegarde, and a few other persons of interest.

Originally published in 2013 in THE MAD SCIENTIST&rsquoS GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, a multi-author anthology edited by John Joseph Adams.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo (novella): Set in 1740 in France. In which Jamie Fraser (aged nineteen) and his friend Ian Murray (aged twenty) become young mercenaries.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo was originally published DANGEROUS WOMEN, an anthology edited by authors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, released in 2012.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology collection written by Diana Gabaldon.

This webpage was last updated by Diana Herself or Diana&rsquos Webmistress on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 9:00 p.m. (Central Time).

If you know of a missing item, please send an email to Diana&rsquos Webmistress. Thanks!


All Short Fiction By Title

From Outlander and Lord John adventures to a story set in the beginnings of the Third Reich, among others, this webpage is a comprehensive list of short fiction (short stories and novellas), written by Diana Gabaldon.

These works are presented by the titles of Diana short stories and novellas, and in alphabetical order:

&ldquoA Fugitive Green&rdquo (novella): Set in 1744 to 1745 in Paris, London, and Amsterdam, this is the story of Lord John&rsquos elder brother, Hal (aka Harold, Earl of Melton and Duke of Pardloe), and his (eventual) wife, Minnie, who at the time of this story is a seventeen-year-old dealer in rare books with a sideline in forgery, blackmail, and burglary. Jamie Fraser also appears.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, a collection of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas and short stories by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows&rdquo (short story (no, really, it is)): is set (mostly) in 1941 to 1943, and tells the story of What Really Happened to Roger MacKenzie&rsquos parents.

Originally published in 2010 in SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo (novella): Set in 1761 in Jamaica, when Lord John is sent to command a battalion tasked with putting down a slave rebellion, and discovers a hitherto unsuspected affinity for snakes, cockroaches, and zombies.

This novella was originally published in 2011 in DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This novella has been published under the alternate title &ldquoLord John and A Plague of Zombies.&rdquo

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo is also featured in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John short fiction written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Silence At The Heart&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS, published in 1991. Edited by Martin H. Greenburg.

This anthology is filled with stories, memoirs, and photographs celebrating the special relationship between a father and daughter, and features contributions from Faye Kellerman, Eileen Goudge, Carole Nelson Douglas, J. A. Jance, and other notable authors.

Diana shares a touching, true story about the sudden death of her father, Senator Tony Gabaldon, who served in the Arizona legislature.

&ldquoBesieged&rdquo (novella): Set in 1762 in Jamaica and Havana. Lord John, who is about to leave his post as temporary military governor of Jamaica, learns that his mother is in Havana, Cuba. Which would be fine, save that the British Navy is on its way to lay siege to the city. Attended by his valet, Tom Byrd, an ex-zombie named Rodrigo, and Rodrigo’s homicidally inclined wife, Azeel, Lord John sets out to rescue the erstwhile Dowager Duchess of Pardloe before the warships arrive.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL,. an anthology of seven pieces of Outlander and Lord John fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo (short story): First published in PHOENIX NOIR, edited by Patrick Millikin, a multi-author anthology of short crime stories set in&mdashas one might suppose&mdashPhoenix (Arizona).

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo is the debut in print of Tom Kolodzi, who&rsquos the protagonist of the contemporary crime novel Diana has been working on for some time (currently on the back burner), which is tentatively titled RED ANT&rsquoS HEAD.

&ldquoDream a Little Dream for Me&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon with Laura Watkins, this piece appeared in MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF LOVE (1998), edited by Jill M. Morgan.

Publisher’s Description:

&ldquoFrom the pens of five New York Times bestselling authors and seven nationally recognized authors of women&rsquos fiction comes this remarkable collection of twelve original short stories which rejoice in the love shared between mothers and daughters. Each author has collaborated with her own daughter on their story, inspired by real-life experiences.&rdquo

&ldquoFogmeister&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology THE HIGHWAY KIND: TALES OF FAST CARS, DESPERATE DRIVERS, AND DARK ROADS, edited by Patrick Millikin, which features thrilling crime stories about cars, driving, and the road from the world&rsquos bestselling and critically acclaimed writers.

Diana&rsquos contribution to THE HIGHWAY KIND is &ldquoFogmeister,&rdquo a historical fiction tale set during the beginning of Germany&rsquos Third Reich.

Publisher&rsquos Description:

&ldquoLike fiction, cars take us into a different world: from the tony enclaves of upper crust society to the lowliest barrio from muscle car-driving con men to hardscrabble kids on the road during the Great Depression from a psychotic traveling salesman to a Mexican drug lord who drives a tricked-out VW Bus. We all share the roads, and our cars link us together.

&ldquoThis anthology features new stories from Michael Connelly, C.J. Box, George Pelecanos, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, Ace Atkins, Luis Alberto Urrea, Sara Gran, Ben H. Winters, and Joe Lansdale. THE HIGHWAY KIND is a street-level look at modern America, as seen through one of its national obsessions.&rdquo

&ldquoHellfire.&rdquo See &ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club.&rdquo

&ldquoLord John and the Haunted Soldier&rdquo (novella): In London and the Woolwich Arsenal in 1758, Lord John faces a court of inquiry into the explosion of a cannon, and learns that there are more dangerous things in the world than gunpowder.

Written for and first appeared in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of Lord John short fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club&rdquo (short story): In London in 1756, a red-haired man approaches Lord John Grey with an urgent plea for help, just before dying in front of him. Originally published in PAST POISONS: AN ELLIS PETERS MEMORIAL ANTHOLOGY OF HISTORICAL CRIME, a multi-author anthology edited by Maxim Jakubowski, in 1998.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club,&rdquo was also included in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of three of Diana Gabaldon’s stories about Lord John Grey.

This story was also published as a special, limited-run, stand-alone paperback edition, which was a featured gift at a science fiction and fantasy convention.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo (novella): In Germany in 1757, Lord John is having unsettling dreams about Jamie Fraser, unsettling encounters with Saxon princesses, night‐hags, and a really disturbing encounter with a big, blond Hanoverian graf.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was originally published in 2003 in LEGENDS II, the multi-author anthology edited by Robert Silverburg, a legendary science fiction author.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was reprinted in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of stories about Lord John Grey written by Diana.

&ldquoMirror Image&rdquo (short story): by Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes).

This short story appeared in the multi-author anthology MOTHERS AND SONS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES, AND PHOTOGRAPHS, edited by Jill M. Morgan.

&ldquoThis collection of twelve true stories of motherhood celebrates the special bond between mother and son. Stories include tales of humor and heartbreak, devotion and daring, and the true meaning of selfless love. Enhancing the magic of the written word in this beautiful volume are the authors&rsquo personal, rare, and intimate family photos.&rdquo

&ldquoPast Prologue&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry, this tale was included in the multi-author anthology MATCHUP, edited by Lee Child.

&ldquoWhere should we go? All that we knew is gone, and all that we have is each other…&rdquo Bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry&mdashalong with their popular series characters Jamie Fraser and Cotton Malone&mdashteam up for the first time ever.

&ldquoSurgeon&rsquos Steel&rdquo (short story): First published in the multi-author anthology EXCALIBUR, edited by Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg and Edward E. Krame in 1995.

&ldquoA collection of more than twenty-five stories of myth and magic includes the works of such notable authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley, Charles de Lint,Diana Gabaldon, Mercedes Lackey, Joe Haldeman, Jane Yolen, and Eric Lustbader.&rdquo

&ldquoThe Castellan&rdquo (short story): By Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes), this piece was included in the multi-author anthology OUT OF AVALON: AN ANTHOLOGY OF OLD MAGIC AND NEW MYTHS, edited by Jennifer Roberson in 2001.

The Castellan must conquer a shape-shifting blue dragon before he succombs to the wyrm&rsquos love spell.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo (novella): In 1759, his lordship attends an electric‐eel party in London and ends up at the Battle of Quebec! (He&rsquos just the sort of person things like that happen to.) &ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo was first published in 2010 in WARRIORS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army&rdquo was also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, an anthology of seven novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoThe Space Between&rdquo (novella): The space between what? It depends who you&rsquore talking to. Set in 1778, mostly in Paris, this story involves Michael Murray (Young Ian&rsquos elder brother), Joan MacKimmie (Marsali&rsquos younger sister), the Comte St. Germain (who is Not Dead After All), Mother Hildegarde, and a few other persons of interest.

Originally published in 2013 in THE MAD SCIENTIST&rsquoS GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, a multi-author anthology edited by John Joseph Adams.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo (novella): Set in 1740 in France. In which Jamie Fraser (aged nineteen) and his friend Ian Murray (aged twenty) become young mercenaries.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo was originally published DANGEROUS WOMEN, an anthology edited by authors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, released in 2012.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology collection written by Diana Gabaldon.

This webpage was last updated by Diana Herself or Diana&rsquos Webmistress on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 9:00 p.m. (Central Time).

If you know of a missing item, please send an email to Diana&rsquos Webmistress. Thanks!


All Short Fiction By Title

From Outlander and Lord John adventures to a story set in the beginnings of the Third Reich, among others, this webpage is a comprehensive list of short fiction (short stories and novellas), written by Diana Gabaldon.

These works are presented by the titles of Diana short stories and novellas, and in alphabetical order:

&ldquoA Fugitive Green&rdquo (novella): Set in 1744 to 1745 in Paris, London, and Amsterdam, this is the story of Lord John&rsquos elder brother, Hal (aka Harold, Earl of Melton and Duke of Pardloe), and his (eventual) wife, Minnie, who at the time of this story is a seventeen-year-old dealer in rare books with a sideline in forgery, blackmail, and burglary. Jamie Fraser also appears.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, a collection of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas and short stories by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows&rdquo (short story (no, really, it is)): is set (mostly) in 1941 to 1943, and tells the story of What Really Happened to Roger MacKenzie&rsquos parents.

Originally published in 2010 in SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo (novella): Set in 1761 in Jamaica, when Lord John is sent to command a battalion tasked with putting down a slave rebellion, and discovers a hitherto unsuspected affinity for snakes, cockroaches, and zombies.

This novella was originally published in 2011 in DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This novella has been published under the alternate title &ldquoLord John and A Plague of Zombies.&rdquo

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo is also featured in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John short fiction written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Silence At The Heart&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS, published in 1991. Edited by Martin H. Greenburg.

This anthology is filled with stories, memoirs, and photographs celebrating the special relationship between a father and daughter, and features contributions from Faye Kellerman, Eileen Goudge, Carole Nelson Douglas, J. A. Jance, and other notable authors.

Diana shares a touching, true story about the sudden death of her father, Senator Tony Gabaldon, who served in the Arizona legislature.

&ldquoBesieged&rdquo (novella): Set in 1762 in Jamaica and Havana. Lord John, who is about to leave his post as temporary military governor of Jamaica, learns that his mother is in Havana, Cuba. Which would be fine, save that the British Navy is on its way to lay siege to the city. Attended by his valet, Tom Byrd, an ex-zombie named Rodrigo, and Rodrigo’s homicidally inclined wife, Azeel, Lord John sets out to rescue the erstwhile Dowager Duchess of Pardloe before the warships arrive.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL,. an anthology of seven pieces of Outlander and Lord John fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo (short story): First published in PHOENIX NOIR, edited by Patrick Millikin, a multi-author anthology of short crime stories set in&mdashas one might suppose&mdashPhoenix (Arizona).

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo is the debut in print of Tom Kolodzi, who&rsquos the protagonist of the contemporary crime novel Diana has been working on for some time (currently on the back burner), which is tentatively titled RED ANT&rsquoS HEAD.

&ldquoDream a Little Dream for Me&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon with Laura Watkins, this piece appeared in MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF LOVE (1998), edited by Jill M. Morgan.

Publisher’s Description:

&ldquoFrom the pens of five New York Times bestselling authors and seven nationally recognized authors of women&rsquos fiction comes this remarkable collection of twelve original short stories which rejoice in the love shared between mothers and daughters. Each author has collaborated with her own daughter on their story, inspired by real-life experiences.&rdquo

&ldquoFogmeister&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology THE HIGHWAY KIND: TALES OF FAST CARS, DESPERATE DRIVERS, AND DARK ROADS, edited by Patrick Millikin, which features thrilling crime stories about cars, driving, and the road from the world&rsquos bestselling and critically acclaimed writers.

Diana&rsquos contribution to THE HIGHWAY KIND is &ldquoFogmeister,&rdquo a historical fiction tale set during the beginning of Germany&rsquos Third Reich.

Publisher&rsquos Description:

&ldquoLike fiction, cars take us into a different world: from the tony enclaves of upper crust society to the lowliest barrio from muscle car-driving con men to hardscrabble kids on the road during the Great Depression from a psychotic traveling salesman to a Mexican drug lord who drives a tricked-out VW Bus. We all share the roads, and our cars link us together.

&ldquoThis anthology features new stories from Michael Connelly, C.J. Box, George Pelecanos, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, Ace Atkins, Luis Alberto Urrea, Sara Gran, Ben H. Winters, and Joe Lansdale. THE HIGHWAY KIND is a street-level look at modern America, as seen through one of its national obsessions.&rdquo

&ldquoHellfire.&rdquo See &ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club.&rdquo

&ldquoLord John and the Haunted Soldier&rdquo (novella): In London and the Woolwich Arsenal in 1758, Lord John faces a court of inquiry into the explosion of a cannon, and learns that there are more dangerous things in the world than gunpowder.

Written for and first appeared in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of Lord John short fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club&rdquo (short story): In London in 1756, a red-haired man approaches Lord John Grey with an urgent plea for help, just before dying in front of him. Originally published in PAST POISONS: AN ELLIS PETERS MEMORIAL ANTHOLOGY OF HISTORICAL CRIME, a multi-author anthology edited by Maxim Jakubowski, in 1998.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club,&rdquo was also included in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of three of Diana Gabaldon’s stories about Lord John Grey.

This story was also published as a special, limited-run, stand-alone paperback edition, which was a featured gift at a science fiction and fantasy convention.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo (novella): In Germany in 1757, Lord John is having unsettling dreams about Jamie Fraser, unsettling encounters with Saxon princesses, night‐hags, and a really disturbing encounter with a big, blond Hanoverian graf.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was originally published in 2003 in LEGENDS II, the multi-author anthology edited by Robert Silverburg, a legendary science fiction author.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was reprinted in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of stories about Lord John Grey written by Diana.

&ldquoMirror Image&rdquo (short story): by Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes).

This short story appeared in the multi-author anthology MOTHERS AND SONS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES, AND PHOTOGRAPHS, edited by Jill M. Morgan.

&ldquoThis collection of twelve true stories of motherhood celebrates the special bond between mother and son. Stories include tales of humor and heartbreak, devotion and daring, and the true meaning of selfless love. Enhancing the magic of the written word in this beautiful volume are the authors&rsquo personal, rare, and intimate family photos.&rdquo

&ldquoPast Prologue&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry, this tale was included in the multi-author anthology MATCHUP, edited by Lee Child.

&ldquoWhere should we go? All that we knew is gone, and all that we have is each other…&rdquo Bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry&mdashalong with their popular series characters Jamie Fraser and Cotton Malone&mdashteam up for the first time ever.

&ldquoSurgeon&rsquos Steel&rdquo (short story): First published in the multi-author anthology EXCALIBUR, edited by Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg and Edward E. Krame in 1995.

&ldquoA collection of more than twenty-five stories of myth and magic includes the works of such notable authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley, Charles de Lint,Diana Gabaldon, Mercedes Lackey, Joe Haldeman, Jane Yolen, and Eric Lustbader.&rdquo

&ldquoThe Castellan&rdquo (short story): By Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes), this piece was included in the multi-author anthology OUT OF AVALON: AN ANTHOLOGY OF OLD MAGIC AND NEW MYTHS, edited by Jennifer Roberson in 2001.

The Castellan must conquer a shape-shifting blue dragon before he succombs to the wyrm&rsquos love spell.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo (novella): In 1759, his lordship attends an electric‐eel party in London and ends up at the Battle of Quebec! (He&rsquos just the sort of person things like that happen to.) &ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo was first published in 2010 in WARRIORS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army&rdquo was also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, an anthology of seven novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoThe Space Between&rdquo (novella): The space between what? It depends who you&rsquore talking to. Set in 1778, mostly in Paris, this story involves Michael Murray (Young Ian&rsquos elder brother), Joan MacKimmie (Marsali&rsquos younger sister), the Comte St. Germain (who is Not Dead After All), Mother Hildegarde, and a few other persons of interest.

Originally published in 2013 in THE MAD SCIENTIST&rsquoS GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, a multi-author anthology edited by John Joseph Adams.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo (novella): Set in 1740 in France. In which Jamie Fraser (aged nineteen) and his friend Ian Murray (aged twenty) become young mercenaries.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo was originally published DANGEROUS WOMEN, an anthology edited by authors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, released in 2012.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology collection written by Diana Gabaldon.

This webpage was last updated by Diana Herself or Diana&rsquos Webmistress on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 9:00 p.m. (Central Time).

If you know of a missing item, please send an email to Diana&rsquos Webmistress. Thanks!


All Short Fiction By Title

From Outlander and Lord John adventures to a story set in the beginnings of the Third Reich, among others, this webpage is a comprehensive list of short fiction (short stories and novellas), written by Diana Gabaldon.

These works are presented by the titles of Diana short stories and novellas, and in alphabetical order:

&ldquoA Fugitive Green&rdquo (novella): Set in 1744 to 1745 in Paris, London, and Amsterdam, this is the story of Lord John&rsquos elder brother, Hal (aka Harold, Earl of Melton and Duke of Pardloe), and his (eventual) wife, Minnie, who at the time of this story is a seventeen-year-old dealer in rare books with a sideline in forgery, blackmail, and burglary. Jamie Fraser also appears.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, a collection of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas and short stories by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows&rdquo (short story (no, really, it is)): is set (mostly) in 1941 to 1943, and tells the story of What Really Happened to Roger MacKenzie&rsquos parents.

Originally published in 2010 in SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo (novella): Set in 1761 in Jamaica, when Lord John is sent to command a battalion tasked with putting down a slave rebellion, and discovers a hitherto unsuspected affinity for snakes, cockroaches, and zombies.

This novella was originally published in 2011 in DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This novella has been published under the alternate title &ldquoLord John and A Plague of Zombies.&rdquo

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo is also featured in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John short fiction written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Silence At The Heart&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS, published in 1991. Edited by Martin H. Greenburg.

This anthology is filled with stories, memoirs, and photographs celebrating the special relationship between a father and daughter, and features contributions from Faye Kellerman, Eileen Goudge, Carole Nelson Douglas, J. A. Jance, and other notable authors.

Diana shares a touching, true story about the sudden death of her father, Senator Tony Gabaldon, who served in the Arizona legislature.

&ldquoBesieged&rdquo (novella): Set in 1762 in Jamaica and Havana. Lord John, who is about to leave his post as temporary military governor of Jamaica, learns that his mother is in Havana, Cuba. Which would be fine, save that the British Navy is on its way to lay siege to the city. Attended by his valet, Tom Byrd, an ex-zombie named Rodrigo, and Rodrigo’s homicidally inclined wife, Azeel, Lord John sets out to rescue the erstwhile Dowager Duchess of Pardloe before the warships arrive.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL,. an anthology of seven pieces of Outlander and Lord John fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo (short story): First published in PHOENIX NOIR, edited by Patrick Millikin, a multi-author anthology of short crime stories set in&mdashas one might suppose&mdashPhoenix (Arizona).

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo is the debut in print of Tom Kolodzi, who&rsquos the protagonist of the contemporary crime novel Diana has been working on for some time (currently on the back burner), which is tentatively titled RED ANT&rsquoS HEAD.

&ldquoDream a Little Dream for Me&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon with Laura Watkins, this piece appeared in MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF LOVE (1998), edited by Jill M. Morgan.

Publisher’s Description:

&ldquoFrom the pens of five New York Times bestselling authors and seven nationally recognized authors of women&rsquos fiction comes this remarkable collection of twelve original short stories which rejoice in the love shared between mothers and daughters. Each author has collaborated with her own daughter on their story, inspired by real-life experiences.&rdquo

&ldquoFogmeister&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology THE HIGHWAY KIND: TALES OF FAST CARS, DESPERATE DRIVERS, AND DARK ROADS, edited by Patrick Millikin, which features thrilling crime stories about cars, driving, and the road from the world&rsquos bestselling and critically acclaimed writers.

Diana&rsquos contribution to THE HIGHWAY KIND is &ldquoFogmeister,&rdquo a historical fiction tale set during the beginning of Germany&rsquos Third Reich.

Publisher&rsquos Description:

&ldquoLike fiction, cars take us into a different world: from the tony enclaves of upper crust society to the lowliest barrio from muscle car-driving con men to hardscrabble kids on the road during the Great Depression from a psychotic traveling salesman to a Mexican drug lord who drives a tricked-out VW Bus. We all share the roads, and our cars link us together.

&ldquoThis anthology features new stories from Michael Connelly, C.J. Box, George Pelecanos, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, Ace Atkins, Luis Alberto Urrea, Sara Gran, Ben H. Winters, and Joe Lansdale. THE HIGHWAY KIND is a street-level look at modern America, as seen through one of its national obsessions.&rdquo

&ldquoHellfire.&rdquo See &ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club.&rdquo

&ldquoLord John and the Haunted Soldier&rdquo (novella): In London and the Woolwich Arsenal in 1758, Lord John faces a court of inquiry into the explosion of a cannon, and learns that there are more dangerous things in the world than gunpowder.

Written for and first appeared in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of Lord John short fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club&rdquo (short story): In London in 1756, a red-haired man approaches Lord John Grey with an urgent plea for help, just before dying in front of him. Originally published in PAST POISONS: AN ELLIS PETERS MEMORIAL ANTHOLOGY OF HISTORICAL CRIME, a multi-author anthology edited by Maxim Jakubowski, in 1998.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club,&rdquo was also included in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of three of Diana Gabaldon’s stories about Lord John Grey.

This story was also published as a special, limited-run, stand-alone paperback edition, which was a featured gift at a science fiction and fantasy convention.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo (novella): In Germany in 1757, Lord John is having unsettling dreams about Jamie Fraser, unsettling encounters with Saxon princesses, night‐hags, and a really disturbing encounter with a big, blond Hanoverian graf.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was originally published in 2003 in LEGENDS II, the multi-author anthology edited by Robert Silverburg, a legendary science fiction author.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was reprinted in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of stories about Lord John Grey written by Diana.

&ldquoMirror Image&rdquo (short story): by Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes).

This short story appeared in the multi-author anthology MOTHERS AND SONS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES, AND PHOTOGRAPHS, edited by Jill M. Morgan.

&ldquoThis collection of twelve true stories of motherhood celebrates the special bond between mother and son. Stories include tales of humor and heartbreak, devotion and daring, and the true meaning of selfless love. Enhancing the magic of the written word in this beautiful volume are the authors&rsquo personal, rare, and intimate family photos.&rdquo

&ldquoPast Prologue&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry, this tale was included in the multi-author anthology MATCHUP, edited by Lee Child.

&ldquoWhere should we go? All that we knew is gone, and all that we have is each other…&rdquo Bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry&mdashalong with their popular series characters Jamie Fraser and Cotton Malone&mdashteam up for the first time ever.

&ldquoSurgeon&rsquos Steel&rdquo (short story): First published in the multi-author anthology EXCALIBUR, edited by Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg and Edward E. Krame in 1995.

&ldquoA collection of more than twenty-five stories of myth and magic includes the works of such notable authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley, Charles de Lint,Diana Gabaldon, Mercedes Lackey, Joe Haldeman, Jane Yolen, and Eric Lustbader.&rdquo

&ldquoThe Castellan&rdquo (short story): By Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes), this piece was included in the multi-author anthology OUT OF AVALON: AN ANTHOLOGY OF OLD MAGIC AND NEW MYTHS, edited by Jennifer Roberson in 2001.

The Castellan must conquer a shape-shifting blue dragon before he succombs to the wyrm&rsquos love spell.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo (novella): In 1759, his lordship attends an electric‐eel party in London and ends up at the Battle of Quebec! (He&rsquos just the sort of person things like that happen to.) &ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo was first published in 2010 in WARRIORS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army&rdquo was also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, an anthology of seven novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoThe Space Between&rdquo (novella): The space between what? It depends who you&rsquore talking to. Set in 1778, mostly in Paris, this story involves Michael Murray (Young Ian&rsquos elder brother), Joan MacKimmie (Marsali&rsquos younger sister), the Comte St. Germain (who is Not Dead After All), Mother Hildegarde, and a few other persons of interest.

Originally published in 2013 in THE MAD SCIENTIST&rsquoS GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, a multi-author anthology edited by John Joseph Adams.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo (novella): Set in 1740 in France. In which Jamie Fraser (aged nineteen) and his friend Ian Murray (aged twenty) become young mercenaries.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo was originally published DANGEROUS WOMEN, an anthology edited by authors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, released in 2012.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology collection written by Diana Gabaldon.

This webpage was last updated by Diana Herself or Diana&rsquos Webmistress on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 9:00 p.m. (Central Time).

If you know of a missing item, please send an email to Diana&rsquos Webmistress. Thanks!


All Short Fiction By Title

From Outlander and Lord John adventures to a story set in the beginnings of the Third Reich, among others, this webpage is a comprehensive list of short fiction (short stories and novellas), written by Diana Gabaldon.

These works are presented by the titles of Diana short stories and novellas, and in alphabetical order:

&ldquoA Fugitive Green&rdquo (novella): Set in 1744 to 1745 in Paris, London, and Amsterdam, this is the story of Lord John&rsquos elder brother, Hal (aka Harold, Earl of Melton and Duke of Pardloe), and his (eventual) wife, Minnie, who at the time of this story is a seventeen-year-old dealer in rare books with a sideline in forgery, blackmail, and burglary. Jamie Fraser also appears.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, a collection of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas and short stories by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows&rdquo (short story (no, really, it is)): is set (mostly) in 1941 to 1943, and tells the story of What Really Happened to Roger MacKenzie&rsquos parents.

Originally published in 2010 in SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo (novella): Set in 1761 in Jamaica, when Lord John is sent to command a battalion tasked with putting down a slave rebellion, and discovers a hitherto unsuspected affinity for snakes, cockroaches, and zombies.

This novella was originally published in 2011 in DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This novella has been published under the alternate title &ldquoLord John and A Plague of Zombies.&rdquo

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo is also featured in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John short fiction written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Silence At The Heart&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS, published in 1991. Edited by Martin H. Greenburg.

This anthology is filled with stories, memoirs, and photographs celebrating the special relationship between a father and daughter, and features contributions from Faye Kellerman, Eileen Goudge, Carole Nelson Douglas, J. A. Jance, and other notable authors.

Diana shares a touching, true story about the sudden death of her father, Senator Tony Gabaldon, who served in the Arizona legislature.

&ldquoBesieged&rdquo (novella): Set in 1762 in Jamaica and Havana. Lord John, who is about to leave his post as temporary military governor of Jamaica, learns that his mother is in Havana, Cuba. Which would be fine, save that the British Navy is on its way to lay siege to the city. Attended by his valet, Tom Byrd, an ex-zombie named Rodrigo, and Rodrigo’s homicidally inclined wife, Azeel, Lord John sets out to rescue the erstwhile Dowager Duchess of Pardloe before the warships arrive.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL,. an anthology of seven pieces of Outlander and Lord John fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo (short story): First published in PHOENIX NOIR, edited by Patrick Millikin, a multi-author anthology of short crime stories set in&mdashas one might suppose&mdashPhoenix (Arizona).

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo is the debut in print of Tom Kolodzi, who&rsquos the protagonist of the contemporary crime novel Diana has been working on for some time (currently on the back burner), which is tentatively titled RED ANT&rsquoS HEAD.

&ldquoDream a Little Dream for Me&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon with Laura Watkins, this piece appeared in MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF LOVE (1998), edited by Jill M. Morgan.

Publisher’s Description:

&ldquoFrom the pens of five New York Times bestselling authors and seven nationally recognized authors of women&rsquos fiction comes this remarkable collection of twelve original short stories which rejoice in the love shared between mothers and daughters. Each author has collaborated with her own daughter on their story, inspired by real-life experiences.&rdquo

&ldquoFogmeister&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology THE HIGHWAY KIND: TALES OF FAST CARS, DESPERATE DRIVERS, AND DARK ROADS, edited by Patrick Millikin, which features thrilling crime stories about cars, driving, and the road from the world&rsquos bestselling and critically acclaimed writers.

Diana&rsquos contribution to THE HIGHWAY KIND is &ldquoFogmeister,&rdquo a historical fiction tale set during the beginning of Germany&rsquos Third Reich.

Publisher&rsquos Description:

&ldquoLike fiction, cars take us into a different world: from the tony enclaves of upper crust society to the lowliest barrio from muscle car-driving con men to hardscrabble kids on the road during the Great Depression from a psychotic traveling salesman to a Mexican drug lord who drives a tricked-out VW Bus. We all share the roads, and our cars link us together.

&ldquoThis anthology features new stories from Michael Connelly, C.J. Box, George Pelecanos, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, Ace Atkins, Luis Alberto Urrea, Sara Gran, Ben H. Winters, and Joe Lansdale. THE HIGHWAY KIND is a street-level look at modern America, as seen through one of its national obsessions.&rdquo

&ldquoHellfire.&rdquo See &ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club.&rdquo

&ldquoLord John and the Haunted Soldier&rdquo (novella): In London and the Woolwich Arsenal in 1758, Lord John faces a court of inquiry into the explosion of a cannon, and learns that there are more dangerous things in the world than gunpowder.

Written for and first appeared in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of Lord John short fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club&rdquo (short story): In London in 1756, a red-haired man approaches Lord John Grey with an urgent plea for help, just before dying in front of him. Originally published in PAST POISONS: AN ELLIS PETERS MEMORIAL ANTHOLOGY OF HISTORICAL CRIME, a multi-author anthology edited by Maxim Jakubowski, in 1998.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club,&rdquo was also included in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of three of Diana Gabaldon’s stories about Lord John Grey.

This story was also published as a special, limited-run, stand-alone paperback edition, which was a featured gift at a science fiction and fantasy convention.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo (novella): In Germany in 1757, Lord John is having unsettling dreams about Jamie Fraser, unsettling encounters with Saxon princesses, night‐hags, and a really disturbing encounter with a big, blond Hanoverian graf.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was originally published in 2003 in LEGENDS II, the multi-author anthology edited by Robert Silverburg, a legendary science fiction author.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was reprinted in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of stories about Lord John Grey written by Diana.

&ldquoMirror Image&rdquo (short story): by Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes).

This short story appeared in the multi-author anthology MOTHERS AND SONS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES, AND PHOTOGRAPHS, edited by Jill M. Morgan.

&ldquoThis collection of twelve true stories of motherhood celebrates the special bond between mother and son. Stories include tales of humor and heartbreak, devotion and daring, and the true meaning of selfless love. Enhancing the magic of the written word in this beautiful volume are the authors&rsquo personal, rare, and intimate family photos.&rdquo

&ldquoPast Prologue&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry, this tale was included in the multi-author anthology MATCHUP, edited by Lee Child.

&ldquoWhere should we go? All that we knew is gone, and all that we have is each other…&rdquo Bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry&mdashalong with their popular series characters Jamie Fraser and Cotton Malone&mdashteam up for the first time ever.

&ldquoSurgeon&rsquos Steel&rdquo (short story): First published in the multi-author anthology EXCALIBUR, edited by Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg and Edward E. Krame in 1995.

&ldquoA collection of more than twenty-five stories of myth and magic includes the works of such notable authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley, Charles de Lint,Diana Gabaldon, Mercedes Lackey, Joe Haldeman, Jane Yolen, and Eric Lustbader.&rdquo

&ldquoThe Castellan&rdquo (short story): By Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes), this piece was included in the multi-author anthology OUT OF AVALON: AN ANTHOLOGY OF OLD MAGIC AND NEW MYTHS, edited by Jennifer Roberson in 2001.

The Castellan must conquer a shape-shifting blue dragon before he succombs to the wyrm&rsquos love spell.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo (novella): In 1759, his lordship attends an electric‐eel party in London and ends up at the Battle of Quebec! (He&rsquos just the sort of person things like that happen to.) &ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo was first published in 2010 in WARRIORS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army&rdquo was also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, an anthology of seven novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoThe Space Between&rdquo (novella): The space between what? It depends who you&rsquore talking to. Set in 1778, mostly in Paris, this story involves Michael Murray (Young Ian&rsquos elder brother), Joan MacKimmie (Marsali&rsquos younger sister), the Comte St. Germain (who is Not Dead After All), Mother Hildegarde, and a few other persons of interest.

Originally published in 2013 in THE MAD SCIENTIST&rsquoS GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, a multi-author anthology edited by John Joseph Adams.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo (novella): Set in 1740 in France. In which Jamie Fraser (aged nineteen) and his friend Ian Murray (aged twenty) become young mercenaries.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo was originally published DANGEROUS WOMEN, an anthology edited by authors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, released in 2012.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology collection written by Diana Gabaldon.

This webpage was last updated by Diana Herself or Diana&rsquos Webmistress on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 9:00 p.m. (Central Time).

If you know of a missing item, please send an email to Diana&rsquos Webmistress. Thanks!


All Short Fiction By Title

From Outlander and Lord John adventures to a story set in the beginnings of the Third Reich, among others, this webpage is a comprehensive list of short fiction (short stories and novellas), written by Diana Gabaldon.

These works are presented by the titles of Diana short stories and novellas, and in alphabetical order:

&ldquoA Fugitive Green&rdquo (novella): Set in 1744 to 1745 in Paris, London, and Amsterdam, this is the story of Lord John&rsquos elder brother, Hal (aka Harold, Earl of Melton and Duke of Pardloe), and his (eventual) wife, Minnie, who at the time of this story is a seventeen-year-old dealer in rare books with a sideline in forgery, blackmail, and burglary. Jamie Fraser also appears.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, a collection of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas and short stories by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows&rdquo (short story (no, really, it is)): is set (mostly) in 1941 to 1943, and tells the story of What Really Happened to Roger MacKenzie&rsquos parents.

Originally published in 2010 in SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo (novella): Set in 1761 in Jamaica, when Lord John is sent to command a battalion tasked with putting down a slave rebellion, and discovers a hitherto unsuspected affinity for snakes, cockroaches, and zombies.

This novella was originally published in 2011 in DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This novella has been published under the alternate title &ldquoLord John and A Plague of Zombies.&rdquo

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo is also featured in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John short fiction written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Silence At The Heart&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS, published in 1991. Edited by Martin H. Greenburg.

This anthology is filled with stories, memoirs, and photographs celebrating the special relationship between a father and daughter, and features contributions from Faye Kellerman, Eileen Goudge, Carole Nelson Douglas, J. A. Jance, and other notable authors.

Diana shares a touching, true story about the sudden death of her father, Senator Tony Gabaldon, who served in the Arizona legislature.

&ldquoBesieged&rdquo (novella): Set in 1762 in Jamaica and Havana. Lord John, who is about to leave his post as temporary military governor of Jamaica, learns that his mother is in Havana, Cuba. Which would be fine, save that the British Navy is on its way to lay siege to the city. Attended by his valet, Tom Byrd, an ex-zombie named Rodrigo, and Rodrigo’s homicidally inclined wife, Azeel, Lord John sets out to rescue the erstwhile Dowager Duchess of Pardloe before the warships arrive.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL,. an anthology of seven pieces of Outlander and Lord John fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo (short story): First published in PHOENIX NOIR, edited by Patrick Millikin, a multi-author anthology of short crime stories set in&mdashas one might suppose&mdashPhoenix (Arizona).

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo is the debut in print of Tom Kolodzi, who&rsquos the protagonist of the contemporary crime novel Diana has been working on for some time (currently on the back burner), which is tentatively titled RED ANT&rsquoS HEAD.

&ldquoDream a Little Dream for Me&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon with Laura Watkins, this piece appeared in MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF LOVE (1998), edited by Jill M. Morgan.

Publisher’s Description:

&ldquoFrom the pens of five New York Times bestselling authors and seven nationally recognized authors of women&rsquos fiction comes this remarkable collection of twelve original short stories which rejoice in the love shared between mothers and daughters. Each author has collaborated with her own daughter on their story, inspired by real-life experiences.&rdquo

&ldquoFogmeister&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology THE HIGHWAY KIND: TALES OF FAST CARS, DESPERATE DRIVERS, AND DARK ROADS, edited by Patrick Millikin, which features thrilling crime stories about cars, driving, and the road from the world&rsquos bestselling and critically acclaimed writers.

Diana&rsquos contribution to THE HIGHWAY KIND is &ldquoFogmeister,&rdquo a historical fiction tale set during the beginning of Germany&rsquos Third Reich.

Publisher&rsquos Description:

&ldquoLike fiction, cars take us into a different world: from the tony enclaves of upper crust society to the lowliest barrio from muscle car-driving con men to hardscrabble kids on the road during the Great Depression from a psychotic traveling salesman to a Mexican drug lord who drives a tricked-out VW Bus. We all share the roads, and our cars link us together.

&ldquoThis anthology features new stories from Michael Connelly, C.J. Box, George Pelecanos, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, Ace Atkins, Luis Alberto Urrea, Sara Gran, Ben H. Winters, and Joe Lansdale. THE HIGHWAY KIND is a street-level look at modern America, as seen through one of its national obsessions.&rdquo

&ldquoHellfire.&rdquo See &ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club.&rdquo

&ldquoLord John and the Haunted Soldier&rdquo (novella): In London and the Woolwich Arsenal in 1758, Lord John faces a court of inquiry into the explosion of a cannon, and learns that there are more dangerous things in the world than gunpowder.

Written for and first appeared in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of Lord John short fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club&rdquo (short story): In London in 1756, a red-haired man approaches Lord John Grey with an urgent plea for help, just before dying in front of him. Originally published in PAST POISONS: AN ELLIS PETERS MEMORIAL ANTHOLOGY OF HISTORICAL CRIME, a multi-author anthology edited by Maxim Jakubowski, in 1998.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club,&rdquo was also included in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of three of Diana Gabaldon’s stories about Lord John Grey.

This story was also published as a special, limited-run, stand-alone paperback edition, which was a featured gift at a science fiction and fantasy convention.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo (novella): In Germany in 1757, Lord John is having unsettling dreams about Jamie Fraser, unsettling encounters with Saxon princesses, night‐hags, and a really disturbing encounter with a big, blond Hanoverian graf.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was originally published in 2003 in LEGENDS II, the multi-author anthology edited by Robert Silverburg, a legendary science fiction author.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was reprinted in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of stories about Lord John Grey written by Diana.

&ldquoMirror Image&rdquo (short story): by Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes).

This short story appeared in the multi-author anthology MOTHERS AND SONS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES, AND PHOTOGRAPHS, edited by Jill M. Morgan.

&ldquoThis collection of twelve true stories of motherhood celebrates the special bond between mother and son. Stories include tales of humor and heartbreak, devotion and daring, and the true meaning of selfless love. Enhancing the magic of the written word in this beautiful volume are the authors&rsquo personal, rare, and intimate family photos.&rdquo

&ldquoPast Prologue&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry, this tale was included in the multi-author anthology MATCHUP, edited by Lee Child.

&ldquoWhere should we go? All that we knew is gone, and all that we have is each other…&rdquo Bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry&mdashalong with their popular series characters Jamie Fraser and Cotton Malone&mdashteam up for the first time ever.

&ldquoSurgeon&rsquos Steel&rdquo (short story): First published in the multi-author anthology EXCALIBUR, edited by Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg and Edward E. Krame in 1995.

&ldquoA collection of more than twenty-five stories of myth and magic includes the works of such notable authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley, Charles de Lint,Diana Gabaldon, Mercedes Lackey, Joe Haldeman, Jane Yolen, and Eric Lustbader.&rdquo

&ldquoThe Castellan&rdquo (short story): By Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes), this piece was included in the multi-author anthology OUT OF AVALON: AN ANTHOLOGY OF OLD MAGIC AND NEW MYTHS, edited by Jennifer Roberson in 2001.

The Castellan must conquer a shape-shifting blue dragon before he succombs to the wyrm&rsquos love spell.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo (novella): In 1759, his lordship attends an electric‐eel party in London and ends up at the Battle of Quebec! (He&rsquos just the sort of person things like that happen to.) &ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo was first published in 2010 in WARRIORS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army&rdquo was also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, an anthology of seven novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoThe Space Between&rdquo (novella): The space between what? It depends who you&rsquore talking to. Set in 1778, mostly in Paris, this story involves Michael Murray (Young Ian&rsquos elder brother), Joan MacKimmie (Marsali&rsquos younger sister), the Comte St. Germain (who is Not Dead After All), Mother Hildegarde, and a few other persons of interest.

Originally published in 2013 in THE MAD SCIENTIST&rsquoS GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, a multi-author anthology edited by John Joseph Adams.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo (novella): Set in 1740 in France. In which Jamie Fraser (aged nineteen) and his friend Ian Murray (aged twenty) become young mercenaries.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo was originally published DANGEROUS WOMEN, an anthology edited by authors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, released in 2012.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology collection written by Diana Gabaldon.

This webpage was last updated by Diana Herself or Diana&rsquos Webmistress on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 9:00 p.m. (Central Time).

If you know of a missing item, please send an email to Diana&rsquos Webmistress. Thanks!


All Short Fiction By Title

From Outlander and Lord John adventures to a story set in the beginnings of the Third Reich, among others, this webpage is a comprehensive list of short fiction (short stories and novellas), written by Diana Gabaldon.

These works are presented by the titles of Diana short stories and novellas, and in alphabetical order:

&ldquoA Fugitive Green&rdquo (novella): Set in 1744 to 1745 in Paris, London, and Amsterdam, this is the story of Lord John&rsquos elder brother, Hal (aka Harold, Earl of Melton and Duke of Pardloe), and his (eventual) wife, Minnie, who at the time of this story is a seventeen-year-old dealer in rare books with a sideline in forgery, blackmail, and burglary. Jamie Fraser also appears.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, a collection of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas and short stories by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows&rdquo (short story (no, really, it is)): is set (mostly) in 1941 to 1943, and tells the story of What Really Happened to Roger MacKenzie&rsquos parents.

Originally published in 2010 in SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo (novella): Set in 1761 in Jamaica, when Lord John is sent to command a battalion tasked with putting down a slave rebellion, and discovers a hitherto unsuspected affinity for snakes, cockroaches, and zombies.

This novella was originally published in 2011 in DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This novella has been published under the alternate title &ldquoLord John and A Plague of Zombies.&rdquo

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo is also featured in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John short fiction written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Silence At The Heart&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS, published in 1991. Edited by Martin H. Greenburg.

This anthology is filled with stories, memoirs, and photographs celebrating the special relationship between a father and daughter, and features contributions from Faye Kellerman, Eileen Goudge, Carole Nelson Douglas, J. A. Jance, and other notable authors.

Diana shares a touching, true story about the sudden death of her father, Senator Tony Gabaldon, who served in the Arizona legislature.

&ldquoBesieged&rdquo (novella): Set in 1762 in Jamaica and Havana. Lord John, who is about to leave his post as temporary military governor of Jamaica, learns that his mother is in Havana, Cuba. Which would be fine, save that the British Navy is on its way to lay siege to the city. Attended by his valet, Tom Byrd, an ex-zombie named Rodrigo, and Rodrigo’s homicidally inclined wife, Azeel, Lord John sets out to rescue the erstwhile Dowager Duchess of Pardloe before the warships arrive.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL,. an anthology of seven pieces of Outlander and Lord John fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo (short story): First published in PHOENIX NOIR, edited by Patrick Millikin, a multi-author anthology of short crime stories set in&mdashas one might suppose&mdashPhoenix (Arizona).

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo is the debut in print of Tom Kolodzi, who&rsquos the protagonist of the contemporary crime novel Diana has been working on for some time (currently on the back burner), which is tentatively titled RED ANT&rsquoS HEAD.

&ldquoDream a Little Dream for Me&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon with Laura Watkins, this piece appeared in MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF LOVE (1998), edited by Jill M. Morgan.

Publisher’s Description:

&ldquoFrom the pens of five New York Times bestselling authors and seven nationally recognized authors of women&rsquos fiction comes this remarkable collection of twelve original short stories which rejoice in the love shared between mothers and daughters. Each author has collaborated with her own daughter on their story, inspired by real-life experiences.&rdquo

&ldquoFogmeister&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology THE HIGHWAY KIND: TALES OF FAST CARS, DESPERATE DRIVERS, AND DARK ROADS, edited by Patrick Millikin, which features thrilling crime stories about cars, driving, and the road from the world&rsquos bestselling and critically acclaimed writers.

Diana&rsquos contribution to THE HIGHWAY KIND is &ldquoFogmeister,&rdquo a historical fiction tale set during the beginning of Germany&rsquos Third Reich.

Publisher&rsquos Description:

&ldquoLike fiction, cars take us into a different world: from the tony enclaves of upper crust society to the lowliest barrio from muscle car-driving con men to hardscrabble kids on the road during the Great Depression from a psychotic traveling salesman to a Mexican drug lord who drives a tricked-out VW Bus. We all share the roads, and our cars link us together.

&ldquoThis anthology features new stories from Michael Connelly, C.J. Box, George Pelecanos, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, Ace Atkins, Luis Alberto Urrea, Sara Gran, Ben H. Winters, and Joe Lansdale. THE HIGHWAY KIND is a street-level look at modern America, as seen through one of its national obsessions.&rdquo

&ldquoHellfire.&rdquo See &ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club.&rdquo

&ldquoLord John and the Haunted Soldier&rdquo (novella): In London and the Woolwich Arsenal in 1758, Lord John faces a court of inquiry into the explosion of a cannon, and learns that there are more dangerous things in the world than gunpowder.

Written for and first appeared in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of Lord John short fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club&rdquo (short story): In London in 1756, a red-haired man approaches Lord John Grey with an urgent plea for help, just before dying in front of him. Originally published in PAST POISONS: AN ELLIS PETERS MEMORIAL ANTHOLOGY OF HISTORICAL CRIME, a multi-author anthology edited by Maxim Jakubowski, in 1998.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club,&rdquo was also included in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of three of Diana Gabaldon’s stories about Lord John Grey.

This story was also published as a special, limited-run, stand-alone paperback edition, which was a featured gift at a science fiction and fantasy convention.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo (novella): In Germany in 1757, Lord John is having unsettling dreams about Jamie Fraser, unsettling encounters with Saxon princesses, night‐hags, and a really disturbing encounter with a big, blond Hanoverian graf.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was originally published in 2003 in LEGENDS II, the multi-author anthology edited by Robert Silverburg, a legendary science fiction author.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was reprinted in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of stories about Lord John Grey written by Diana.

&ldquoMirror Image&rdquo (short story): by Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes).

This short story appeared in the multi-author anthology MOTHERS AND SONS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES, AND PHOTOGRAPHS, edited by Jill M. Morgan.

&ldquoThis collection of twelve true stories of motherhood celebrates the special bond between mother and son. Stories include tales of humor and heartbreak, devotion and daring, and the true meaning of selfless love. Enhancing the magic of the written word in this beautiful volume are the authors&rsquo personal, rare, and intimate family photos.&rdquo

&ldquoPast Prologue&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry, this tale was included in the multi-author anthology MATCHUP, edited by Lee Child.

&ldquoWhere should we go? All that we knew is gone, and all that we have is each other…&rdquo Bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry&mdashalong with their popular series characters Jamie Fraser and Cotton Malone&mdashteam up for the first time ever.

&ldquoSurgeon&rsquos Steel&rdquo (short story): First published in the multi-author anthology EXCALIBUR, edited by Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg and Edward E. Krame in 1995.

&ldquoA collection of more than twenty-five stories of myth and magic includes the works of such notable authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley, Charles de Lint,Diana Gabaldon, Mercedes Lackey, Joe Haldeman, Jane Yolen, and Eric Lustbader.&rdquo

&ldquoThe Castellan&rdquo (short story): By Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes), this piece was included in the multi-author anthology OUT OF AVALON: AN ANTHOLOGY OF OLD MAGIC AND NEW MYTHS, edited by Jennifer Roberson in 2001.

The Castellan must conquer a shape-shifting blue dragon before he succombs to the wyrm&rsquos love spell.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo (novella): In 1759, his lordship attends an electric‐eel party in London and ends up at the Battle of Quebec! (He&rsquos just the sort of person things like that happen to.) &ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo was first published in 2010 in WARRIORS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army&rdquo was also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, an anthology of seven novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoThe Space Between&rdquo (novella): The space between what? It depends who you&rsquore talking to. Set in 1778, mostly in Paris, this story involves Michael Murray (Young Ian&rsquos elder brother), Joan MacKimmie (Marsali&rsquos younger sister), the Comte St. Germain (who is Not Dead After All), Mother Hildegarde, and a few other persons of interest.

Originally published in 2013 in THE MAD SCIENTIST&rsquoS GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, a multi-author anthology edited by John Joseph Adams.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo (novella): Set in 1740 in France. In which Jamie Fraser (aged nineteen) and his friend Ian Murray (aged twenty) become young mercenaries.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo was originally published DANGEROUS WOMEN, an anthology edited by authors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, released in 2012.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology collection written by Diana Gabaldon.

This webpage was last updated by Diana Herself or Diana&rsquos Webmistress on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 9:00 p.m. (Central Time).

If you know of a missing item, please send an email to Diana&rsquos Webmistress. Thanks!


All Short Fiction By Title

From Outlander and Lord John adventures to a story set in the beginnings of the Third Reich, among others, this webpage is a comprehensive list of short fiction (short stories and novellas), written by Diana Gabaldon.

These works are presented by the titles of Diana short stories and novellas, and in alphabetical order:

&ldquoA Fugitive Green&rdquo (novella): Set in 1744 to 1745 in Paris, London, and Amsterdam, this is the story of Lord John&rsquos elder brother, Hal (aka Harold, Earl of Melton and Duke of Pardloe), and his (eventual) wife, Minnie, who at the time of this story is a seventeen-year-old dealer in rare books with a sideline in forgery, blackmail, and burglary. Jamie Fraser also appears.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, a collection of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas and short stories by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows&rdquo (short story (no, really, it is)): is set (mostly) in 1941 to 1943, and tells the story of What Really Happened to Roger MacKenzie&rsquos parents.

Originally published in 2010 in SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo (novella): Set in 1761 in Jamaica, when Lord John is sent to command a battalion tasked with putting down a slave rebellion, and discovers a hitherto unsuspected affinity for snakes, cockroaches, and zombies.

This novella was originally published in 2011 in DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This novella has been published under the alternate title &ldquoLord John and A Plague of Zombies.&rdquo

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo is also featured in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John short fiction written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Silence At The Heart&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS, published in 1991. Edited by Martin H. Greenburg.

This anthology is filled with stories, memoirs, and photographs celebrating the special relationship between a father and daughter, and features contributions from Faye Kellerman, Eileen Goudge, Carole Nelson Douglas, J. A. Jance, and other notable authors.

Diana shares a touching, true story about the sudden death of her father, Senator Tony Gabaldon, who served in the Arizona legislature.

&ldquoBesieged&rdquo (novella): Set in 1762 in Jamaica and Havana. Lord John, who is about to leave his post as temporary military governor of Jamaica, learns that his mother is in Havana, Cuba. Which would be fine, save that the British Navy is on its way to lay siege to the city. Attended by his valet, Tom Byrd, an ex-zombie named Rodrigo, and Rodrigo’s homicidally inclined wife, Azeel, Lord John sets out to rescue the erstwhile Dowager Duchess of Pardloe before the warships arrive.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL,. an anthology of seven pieces of Outlander and Lord John fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo (short story): First published in PHOENIX NOIR, edited by Patrick Millikin, a multi-author anthology of short crime stories set in&mdashas one might suppose&mdashPhoenix (Arizona).

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo is the debut in print of Tom Kolodzi, who&rsquos the protagonist of the contemporary crime novel Diana has been working on for some time (currently on the back burner), which is tentatively titled RED ANT&rsquoS HEAD.

&ldquoDream a Little Dream for Me&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon with Laura Watkins, this piece appeared in MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF LOVE (1998), edited by Jill M. Morgan.

Publisher’s Description:

&ldquoFrom the pens of five New York Times bestselling authors and seven nationally recognized authors of women&rsquos fiction comes this remarkable collection of twelve original short stories which rejoice in the love shared between mothers and daughters. Each author has collaborated with her own daughter on their story, inspired by real-life experiences.&rdquo

&ldquoFogmeister&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology THE HIGHWAY KIND: TALES OF FAST CARS, DESPERATE DRIVERS, AND DARK ROADS, edited by Patrick Millikin, which features thrilling crime stories about cars, driving, and the road from the world&rsquos bestselling and critically acclaimed writers.

Diana&rsquos contribution to THE HIGHWAY KIND is &ldquoFogmeister,&rdquo a historical fiction tale set during the beginning of Germany&rsquos Third Reich.

Publisher&rsquos Description:

&ldquoLike fiction, cars take us into a different world: from the tony enclaves of upper crust society to the lowliest barrio from muscle car-driving con men to hardscrabble kids on the road during the Great Depression from a psychotic traveling salesman to a Mexican drug lord who drives a tricked-out VW Bus. We all share the roads, and our cars link us together.

&ldquoThis anthology features new stories from Michael Connelly, C.J. Box, George Pelecanos, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, Ace Atkins, Luis Alberto Urrea, Sara Gran, Ben H. Winters, and Joe Lansdale. THE HIGHWAY KIND is a street-level look at modern America, as seen through one of its national obsessions.&rdquo

&ldquoHellfire.&rdquo See &ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club.&rdquo

&ldquoLord John and the Haunted Soldier&rdquo (novella): In London and the Woolwich Arsenal in 1758, Lord John faces a court of inquiry into the explosion of a cannon, and learns that there are more dangerous things in the world than gunpowder.

Written for and first appeared in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of Lord John short fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club&rdquo (short story): In London in 1756, a red-haired man approaches Lord John Grey with an urgent plea for help, just before dying in front of him. Originally published in PAST POISONS: AN ELLIS PETERS MEMORIAL ANTHOLOGY OF HISTORICAL CRIME, a multi-author anthology edited by Maxim Jakubowski, in 1998.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club,&rdquo was also included in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of three of Diana Gabaldon’s stories about Lord John Grey.

This story was also published as a special, limited-run, stand-alone paperback edition, which was a featured gift at a science fiction and fantasy convention.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo (novella): In Germany in 1757, Lord John is having unsettling dreams about Jamie Fraser, unsettling encounters with Saxon princesses, night‐hags, and a really disturbing encounter with a big, blond Hanoverian graf.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was originally published in 2003 in LEGENDS II, the multi-author anthology edited by Robert Silverburg, a legendary science fiction author.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was reprinted in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of stories about Lord John Grey written by Diana.

&ldquoMirror Image&rdquo (short story): by Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes).

This short story appeared in the multi-author anthology MOTHERS AND SONS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES, AND PHOTOGRAPHS, edited by Jill M. Morgan.

&ldquoThis collection of twelve true stories of motherhood celebrates the special bond between mother and son. Stories include tales of humor and heartbreak, devotion and daring, and the true meaning of selfless love. Enhancing the magic of the written word in this beautiful volume are the authors&rsquo personal, rare, and intimate family photos.&rdquo

&ldquoPast Prologue&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry, this tale was included in the multi-author anthology MATCHUP, edited by Lee Child.

&ldquoWhere should we go? All that we knew is gone, and all that we have is each other…&rdquo Bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry&mdashalong with their popular series characters Jamie Fraser and Cotton Malone&mdashteam up for the first time ever.

&ldquoSurgeon&rsquos Steel&rdquo (short story): First published in the multi-author anthology EXCALIBUR, edited by Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg and Edward E. Krame in 1995.

&ldquoA collection of more than twenty-five stories of myth and magic includes the works of such notable authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley, Charles de Lint,Diana Gabaldon, Mercedes Lackey, Joe Haldeman, Jane Yolen, and Eric Lustbader.&rdquo

&ldquoThe Castellan&rdquo (short story): By Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes), this piece was included in the multi-author anthology OUT OF AVALON: AN ANTHOLOGY OF OLD MAGIC AND NEW MYTHS, edited by Jennifer Roberson in 2001.

The Castellan must conquer a shape-shifting blue dragon before he succombs to the wyrm&rsquos love spell.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo (novella): In 1759, his lordship attends an electric‐eel party in London and ends up at the Battle of Quebec! (He&rsquos just the sort of person things like that happen to.) &ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo was first published in 2010 in WARRIORS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army&rdquo was also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, an anthology of seven novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoThe Space Between&rdquo (novella): The space between what? It depends who you&rsquore talking to. Set in 1778, mostly in Paris, this story involves Michael Murray (Young Ian&rsquos elder brother), Joan MacKimmie (Marsali&rsquos younger sister), the Comte St. Germain (who is Not Dead After All), Mother Hildegarde, and a few other persons of interest.

Originally published in 2013 in THE MAD SCIENTIST&rsquoS GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, a multi-author anthology edited by John Joseph Adams.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo (novella): Set in 1740 in France. In which Jamie Fraser (aged nineteen) and his friend Ian Murray (aged twenty) become young mercenaries.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo was originally published DANGEROUS WOMEN, an anthology edited by authors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, released in 2012.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology collection written by Diana Gabaldon.

This webpage was last updated by Diana Herself or Diana&rsquos Webmistress on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 9:00 p.m. (Central Time).

If you know of a missing item, please send an email to Diana&rsquos Webmistress. Thanks!


All Short Fiction By Title

From Outlander and Lord John adventures to a story set in the beginnings of the Third Reich, among others, this webpage is a comprehensive list of short fiction (short stories and novellas), written by Diana Gabaldon.

These works are presented by the titles of Diana short stories and novellas, and in alphabetical order:

&ldquoA Fugitive Green&rdquo (novella): Set in 1744 to 1745 in Paris, London, and Amsterdam, this is the story of Lord John&rsquos elder brother, Hal (aka Harold, Earl of Melton and Duke of Pardloe), and his (eventual) wife, Minnie, who at the time of this story is a seventeen-year-old dealer in rare books with a sideline in forgery, blackmail, and burglary. Jamie Fraser also appears.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, a collection of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas and short stories by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows&rdquo (short story (no, really, it is)): is set (mostly) in 1941 to 1943, and tells the story of What Really Happened to Roger MacKenzie&rsquos parents.

Originally published in 2010 in SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo (novella): Set in 1761 in Jamaica, when Lord John is sent to command a battalion tasked with putting down a slave rebellion, and discovers a hitherto unsuspected affinity for snakes, cockroaches, and zombies.

This novella was originally published in 2011 in DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

This novella has been published under the alternate title &ldquoLord John and A Plague of Zombies.&rdquo

&ldquoA Plague of Zombies&rdquo is also featured in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology of seven Outlander and Lord John short fiction written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoA Silence At The Heart&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS, published in 1991. Edited by Martin H. Greenburg.

This anthology is filled with stories, memoirs, and photographs celebrating the special relationship between a father and daughter, and features contributions from Faye Kellerman, Eileen Goudge, Carole Nelson Douglas, J. A. Jance, and other notable authors.

Diana shares a touching, true story about the sudden death of her father, Senator Tony Gabaldon, who served in the Arizona legislature.

&ldquoBesieged&rdquo (novella): Set in 1762 in Jamaica and Havana. Lord John, who is about to leave his post as temporary military governor of Jamaica, learns that his mother is in Havana, Cuba. Which would be fine, save that the British Navy is on its way to lay siege to the city. Attended by his valet, Tom Byrd, an ex-zombie named Rodrigo, and Rodrigo’s homicidally inclined wife, Azeel, Lord John sets out to rescue the erstwhile Dowager Duchess of Pardloe before the warships arrive.

First published in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL,. an anthology of seven pieces of Outlander and Lord John fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo (short story): First published in PHOENIX NOIR, edited by Patrick Millikin, a multi-author anthology of short crime stories set in&mdashas one might suppose&mdashPhoenix (Arizona).

&ldquoDirty Scottsdale&rdquo is the debut in print of Tom Kolodzi, who&rsquos the protagonist of the contemporary crime novel Diana has been working on for some time (currently on the back burner), which is tentatively titled RED ANT&rsquoS HEAD.

&ldquoDream a Little Dream for Me&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon with Laura Watkins, this piece appeared in MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF LOVE (1998), edited by Jill M. Morgan.

Publisher’s Description:

&ldquoFrom the pens of five New York Times bestselling authors and seven nationally recognized authors of women&rsquos fiction comes this remarkable collection of twelve original short stories which rejoice in the love shared between mothers and daughters. Each author has collaborated with her own daughter on their story, inspired by real-life experiences.&rdquo

&ldquoFogmeister&rdquo (short story): Included in the multi-author anthology THE HIGHWAY KIND: TALES OF FAST CARS, DESPERATE DRIVERS, AND DARK ROADS, edited by Patrick Millikin, which features thrilling crime stories about cars, driving, and the road from the world&rsquos bestselling and critically acclaimed writers.

Diana&rsquos contribution to THE HIGHWAY KIND is &ldquoFogmeister,&rdquo a historical fiction tale set during the beginning of Germany&rsquos Third Reich.

Publisher&rsquos Description:

&ldquoLike fiction, cars take us into a different world: from the tony enclaves of upper crust society to the lowliest barrio from muscle car-driving con men to hardscrabble kids on the road during the Great Depression from a psychotic traveling salesman to a Mexican drug lord who drives a tricked-out VW Bus. We all share the roads, and our cars link us together.

&ldquoThis anthology features new stories from Michael Connelly, C.J. Box, George Pelecanos, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, Ace Atkins, Luis Alberto Urrea, Sara Gran, Ben H. Winters, and Joe Lansdale. THE HIGHWAY KIND is a street-level look at modern America, as seen through one of its national obsessions.&rdquo

&ldquoHellfire.&rdquo See &ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club.&rdquo

&ldquoLord John and the Haunted Soldier&rdquo (novella): In London and the Woolwich Arsenal in 1758, Lord John faces a court of inquiry into the explosion of a cannon, and learns that there are more dangerous things in the world than gunpowder.

Written for and first appeared in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of Lord John short fiction by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club&rdquo (short story): In London in 1756, a red-haired man approaches Lord John Grey with an urgent plea for help, just before dying in front of him. Originally published in PAST POISONS: AN ELLIS PETERS MEMORIAL ANTHOLOGY OF HISTORICAL CRIME, a multi-author anthology edited by Maxim Jakubowski, in 1998.

&ldquoLord John and the Hellfire Club,&rdquo was also included in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of three of Diana Gabaldon’s stories about Lord John Grey.

This story was also published as a special, limited-run, stand-alone paperback edition, which was a featured gift at a science fiction and fantasy convention.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo (novella): In Germany in 1757, Lord John is having unsettling dreams about Jamie Fraser, unsettling encounters with Saxon princesses, night‐hags, and a really disturbing encounter with a big, blond Hanoverian graf.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was originally published in 2003 in LEGENDS II, the multi-author anthology edited by Robert Silverburg, a legendary science fiction author.

&ldquoLord John and the Succubus&rdquo was reprinted in LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS, a collection of stories about Lord John Grey written by Diana.

&ldquoMirror Image&rdquo (short story): by Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes).

This short story appeared in the multi-author anthology MOTHERS AND SONS: A CELEBRATION IN MEMOIRS, STORIES, AND PHOTOGRAPHS, edited by Jill M. Morgan.

&ldquoThis collection of twelve true stories of motherhood celebrates the special bond between mother and son. Stories include tales of humor and heartbreak, devotion and daring, and the true meaning of selfless love. Enhancing the magic of the written word in this beautiful volume are the authors&rsquo personal, rare, and intimate family photos.&rdquo

&ldquoPast Prologue&rdquo (short story): Written by Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry, this tale was included in the multi-author anthology MATCHUP, edited by Lee Child.

&ldquoWhere should we go? All that we knew is gone, and all that we have is each other…&rdquo Bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry&mdashalong with their popular series characters Jamie Fraser and Cotton Malone&mdashteam up for the first time ever.

&ldquoSurgeon&rsquos Steel&rdquo (short story): First published in the multi-author anthology EXCALIBUR, edited by Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg and Edward E. Krame in 1995.

&ldquoA collection of more than twenty-five stories of myth and magic includes the works of such notable authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley, Charles de Lint,Diana Gabaldon, Mercedes Lackey, Joe Haldeman, Jane Yolen, and Eric Lustbader.&rdquo

&ldquoThe Castellan&rdquo (short story): By Diana Gabaldon and Samuel Watkins (aka fantasy author Sam Sykes), this piece was included in the multi-author anthology OUT OF AVALON: AN ANTHOLOGY OF OLD MAGIC AND NEW MYTHS, edited by Jennifer Roberson in 2001.

The Castellan must conquer a shape-shifting blue dragon before he succombs to the wyrm&rsquos love spell.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo (novella): In 1759, his lordship attends an electric‐eel party in London and ends up at the Battle of Quebec! (He&rsquos just the sort of person things like that happen to.) &ldquoThe Custom of the Army,&rdquo was first published in 2010 in WARRIORS, a multi-author anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

&ldquoThe Custom of the Army&rdquo was also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, an anthology of seven novellas written by Diana Gabaldon.

&ldquoThe Space Between&rdquo (novella): The space between what? It depends who you&rsquore talking to. Set in 1778, mostly in Paris, this story involves Michael Murray (Young Ian&rsquos elder brother), Joan MacKimmie (Marsali&rsquos younger sister), the Comte St. Germain (who is Not Dead After All), Mother Hildegarde, and a few other persons of interest.

Originally published in 2013 in THE MAD SCIENTIST&rsquoS GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, a multi-author anthology edited by John Joseph Adams.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo (novella): Set in 1740 in France. In which Jamie Fraser (aged nineteen) and his friend Ian Murray (aged twenty) become young mercenaries.

&ldquoVirgins&rdquo was originally published DANGEROUS WOMEN, an anthology edited by authors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, released in 2012.

This short story is also included in SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL, the anthology collection written by Diana Gabaldon.

This webpage was last updated by Diana Herself or Diana&rsquos Webmistress on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 9:00 p.m. (Central Time).

If you know of a missing item, please send an email to Diana&rsquos Webmistress. Thanks!


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