From the Publisher
Fans of Maggie Stiefvater''s Shiver and Becca
Fitzpatrick''s Hush will relish this intense paranormal
love story featuring Romeo and Juliet, literary history''s most
tragic couple, who meet again, not as true lovers, but truly as
The most tragic love story in history . . .
Juliet Capulet didn''t take her own life. She was murdered by the
person she trusted most, her new husband, Romeo Montague, a
sacrifice made to ensure his own immortality. But what Romeo
didn''t anticipate was that Juliet would be granted eternity, as
well, and would become an agent for the Ambassadors of Light. For
700 years, she''s fought Romeo for the souls of true lovers,
struggling to preserve romantic love and the lives of the innocent.
Until the day she meets someone she''s forbidden to love, and
Romeo, oh Romeo, will do everything in his power to destroy that
"These violent delights have violent ends
And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,
Which as they kiss consume."
-Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
About the Author
STACEY JAY lives in the California wine country with her husband
and their two boys. She is the author of the Megan Berry, Zombi
Settler series and several other books for young adults.
About the Book
For seven hundred years, the souls of Romeo and Juliet have repeatedly inhabited the bodies of newly deceased people to battle to the death as sworn enemies, until they meet for the last time as two Southern California high school students.
Published: August 9, 2011
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0385740166
ISBN - 13: 9780385740166