Juliet Immortal

By Stacey Jay
Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780385740166, 307pp.

Publication Date: August 9, 2011

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Description
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 enemies.
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 love.
"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 is the author of several popular books for young adults, including "Of Beast and Beauty", "You Are So Undead to Me", "Juliet Immortal", and "Dead on the Delta". She lives with her family in California. Visit her at staceyjay.com.
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