Days of Gold

A Novel

Days of Gold

Read by: Gabra Zackman
Angus McTern is respected by the men of his clan and adored by the women. He takes his duties as laird seriously and has everything he wants in life— until Edilean Talbot shows up. Breathtakingly beautiful and born of privilege, Edilean needs Angus’s help to reclaim the gold she inherited from her father. The treasure is bound for America, but when Angus tries to seize it, he’s accused of kidnapping and theft and has to escape with Edilean to the new country. There they discover almost insurmountable obstacles, and a love as wild and free as the land itself.


The second title in the multi-generational Edilean series that began with the contemporary novel Lavender Morning, Days of Gold is filled with humor, passion, exquisite detail, and pulse-pounding adventure. Stirring and masterfully rendered, it’s the kind of epic story that so many novelists aspire to write, but only Jude Deveraux can create so well.
  • Simon & Schuster Audio | 
  • ISBN 9780743598941 | 
  • December 2009
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Reading Group Guide

This reading group guide for Days of Gold includes an introduction, discussion questions, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Jude Deveraux. The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your discussion. We hope that these ideas will enrich your conversation and increase your enjoyment of the book.

Jude Deveraux continues her Edilean series in Days of Gold, set in eighteenth-century Scotland and later in colonial America.

Angus McTern is the laird of a Scottish castle, committed to overcoming his grandfather’s disreputable legacy by looking after each member of his beloved clan, which remains in thrall to the tyrant who won the castle. Angus is a Scot of honor and solitude, revered by men and adored by women.

But when the tyrant’s niece, a young heiress named Edilean, takes refuge within the castle walls, Angus’s life is forever changed as he becomes entangled with the young girl and is unknowingly roped into a mission to keep her dowry out of her greedy uncle’s hands.

As the pair begin to fall deeply in love, Angus and Edilean must weather catastrophe and betrayal, and begin a relationship that spans continents, years, and colonies.


Questions for Discussion

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About the Author

Jude Deveraux
Photograph by Kim Jew

Jude Deveraux

Jude Deveraux is the author of more than forty New York Times bestsellers, including Moonlight in the Morning, The Scent of Jasmine, Scarlet Nights, Days of Gold, Lavender Morning, Return to Summerhouse, and Secrets. To date, there are more than sixty million copies of her books in print worldwide. To learn more, visit