Diana Gabaldon and Tara Bennett, in Conversation

It’s always a treat for readers and fans when Diana Gabaldon talks about her Outlander series. The Poisoned Pen recently hosted an event in which Gabaldon and Tara Bennett, author of The Making of Outlander the Series: The Official Guide to Seasons Three and Four, talked about the book and the series. You can order that book, and the earlier one about season one and two, through the Web Store. https://bit.ly/2M1jR0X

Here’s the summary of the book.

See how the story of Jamie Frasier and Claire Beauchamp Randall comes to life on the screen with this official, photo-filled companion to the third and fourth seasons of the hit Starz television series based on Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling Outlander novels.

From its very first episode, the Outlander TV series transported its viewers back in time, taking us inside Diana Gabaldon’s beloved world. From the Scottish Highlands to the courts of Versailles to the shores of America, Jamie and Claire’s epic adventure is captured in gorgeous detail.

Now travel even deeper into the world of Outlander with this must-have insider guide from New York Times bestselling author and television critic Tara Bennett. Picking up where The Making of Outlander: Seasons One & Two left off, this lavishly illustrated collectors’ item covers seasons three and four, bringing readers behind the scenes and straight onto the set of the show. You’ll find exclusive interviews with cast members, including detailed conversations with Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan (on-screen couple and real-life friends), as well as the writers, producers, costume designers, set decorators, technicians, and more whose hard work and cinematic magic bring the world of Outlander to life on the screen.

Every page features gorgeous full-color photographs of the cast, costumes, and set design, including both official cast photography and never-before-seen candids from on set. The Making of Outlander: Seasons Three & Four is the perfect gift for the Sassenach in your life—and the only way to survive a Droughtlander!


But, here’s what you’re really waiting for. You might not have been able to attend the event, but you can virtually.