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Juliet

(2010)
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"One of those rare novels that have it all... I was swept away."
Sara Gruen


Twenty-five-year-old Julie Jacobs is heartbroken over the death of her beloved aunt Rose. But the shock goes even deeper when she learns that the woman who has been like a mother to her has left her entire estate to Julie's twin sister. The only thing Julie receives is a key - one carried by her mother on the day she herself died - to a safety-deposit box in Siena, Italy.

This key sends Julie on a journey that will change her life forever - a journey into the troubled past of her ancestor Giulietta Tolomei. In 1340, still reeling from the slaughter of her parents, Giulietta was smuggled into Siena, where she met a young man named Romeo. Their ill-fated love turned medieval Siena upside-down and went on to inspire generations of poets and artists, the story reaching its pinnacle in Shakespeare's famous tragedy.

But six centuries have a way of catching up to the present, and Julie gradually begins to discover that here, in this ancient city, the past and present are hard to tell apart. The deeper she delves into the history of Romeo and Giulietta, and the closer she gets to the treasure they allegedly left behind, the greater the danger surrounding her - superstitions, ancient hostilities, and personal vendettas. As Julie crosses paths with the descendants of the families involved in the unforgettable blood feud, she begins to fear that the notorious curse - 'A plague on both your houses!' - is still at work, and that she is destined to be its next target. Only someone like Romeo, it seems, could save her from this dreaded fate, but his story ended long ago. Or did it?

From Anne Fortier comes a sweeping, beautifully written novel of intrigue and identity, of love and legacy, as a young woman discovers that her own fate is irrevocably tied - for better or worse - to literature's greatest star-crossed lovers.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 0-345-51610-9 / 978-0-345-51610-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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August 2010 : Canada Hardback
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 1-55468-499-4 / 978-1-55468-499-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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2010 : USA Hardback
Title: Juliet (Large Print)
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 1-61664-456-7 / 978-1-61664-456-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine
Availability: Amazon   

Paperback Editions

December 2011 : Australia Paperback
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 0-7322-9377-4 / 978-0-7322-9377-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
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July 2011 : Canada Paperback
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 1-55468-500-1 / 978-1-55468-500-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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July 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: Juliet: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 0-345-51611-7 / 978-0-345-51611-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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January 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 0-345-52523-X / 978-0-345-52523-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

August 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: Juliet (Random House Large Print)
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 0-7393-7799-X / 978-0-7393-7799-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Large Print
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August 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 0-00-732186-4 / 978-0-00-732186-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

January 2010 : Australia Paperback
Title: Juliet - A Love Story For The Ages
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 0-7322-8941-6 / 978-0-7322-8941-6 (Australia edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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Audio Editions

February 2011 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 1-4450-0720-7 / 978-1-4450-0720-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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February 2011 : UK Audio CD
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 1-4450-0721-5 / 978-1-4450-0721-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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February 2011 : UK MP3 CD
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 1-4450-0722-3 / 978-1-4450-0722-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2010 : USA Audio CD
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
ISBN: 0-7393-8495-3 / 978-0-7393-8495-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

August 2010 : USA Audio edition
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

March 2012 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Juliet (Random House Reader's Circle Deluxe Reading Group Edition): A Novel
Author(s): Anne Fortier
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Availability: Amazon   

August 2010 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Juliet: A Novel
Author(s): Anne Fortier
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Availability: Amazon   

August 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Availability: Amazon CA   

July 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Juliet
Author(s): Anne Fortier
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon UK   



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