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Juliet

by Anne Fortier

Juliet
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    Aug 2010, 464 pages
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    Jul 2011, 464 pages

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A historical mystery that follows a young woman who discovers her family's origins reach back to the real Romeo and Juliet

If you're looking for a delightful book to cap off your summer, BookBrowse readers recommend Juliet. Here's what they have to say:

Family rivalries, Italian history, love, betrayal and suspense all play a role in this elegantly penned novel based upon Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Julie, aka Giulietta, travels to Siena, Italy and finds herself embroiled in an age-old feud between two of Sienna's most prominent families. Her search for truth and hidden treasure take her back to the year 1340 AD where the world of medieval legends come alive (Sharon V). Each time the action shifted from present day to 1340 or back, I was disappointed at leaving the story I was engrossed in, but within a page was just as lost in the other story. Ms Fortier takes the well-known elements of Romeo and Juliet and weaves them into an entirely new tale that keeps the reader guessing and ...

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