The list author says: "I also recommend the Earth's Children series by Jean M. Auel, "The Horse Goddess" by Morgan Llywelyn, and the Kushiel's Legacy series by Jacqueline Carey. Poul Anderson died on July 31, 2001. James Clavell died on September 7, 1994. Diana Gabaldon also has a spin-off mystery series of Outlander starring John Grey. These are: Lord John and the Private Matter, Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade, Lord John and the Hand of Devils (short story collection), and Lord John and the Scottish Prisoner. The Custom of the Army.
Outlander is also shooting a pilot episode for a Starz series this year."
"Gratillonius, soldier of Rome, becomes King of Y's, and husband to the nine priestess' who rule it. Gratillonius manages to delicately balance following his god, restoring Y's, and serving Rome, while keeping his integrity intact. But he's in love with only one of his wives, Dahilis, which causes dissension among the others, and manages to unwittingly offend each of the three ancient gods of Y's."
"While Rome is being torn apart by civil war and unrest, a disillusioned Gratillonius does his best to keep Y's out of it. Meanwhile, his beloved daughter Dahut is growing up, and already she possess a strangeness that seems to foreshadow her great destiny. Gratillonius' religion starts conflicting with the gods of Y's, and problems escalate between his wives and growing number of daughters."
"After the gods use the sacred marriage for the third time to punish the king where it will hurt the most- by decreeing his favorite daughter must become his wife-, Gratillonius openly turns his back on them, leaving Y's with a crownless queen who will do anything to take her rightful place as the bringer of the new age- even scheme with a dangerous enemy of Y's."
"Y's has fallen, and the survivors must make a new place for themselves in the world, and Gratillonius is hard-pressed to keep his displaced people free. Grief stricken after losing nearly all of his family, Gratillonius tries to find solace in the Christian religion, and a new wife. However, Dahut is haunting the shores of Y's and refuses to leave him in peace."
"John Grey and Jamie Fraser form an uneasy alliance when they are entrusted to stop an Irish Jacobite uprising. Takes place during Voyager. I listed this John Grey book because it has the strongest ties to the Outlander series."
"Princess Katherine of Aragorn bravely leaves the warmth of her native Spain to become Queen of England. She finds love in her brief first marriage, but must use all her wits and resources to reclaim and keep her place as queen."