Juliet O Juliet, wherefore art thou Juliet?

I am so on a freakin ROLL here.  Another terrific debut novel, Juliet is so fantastically fun!  A little historical fiction, a little Dan Brown, a little Shakespearean romance – this book has it all.  It begins when Great Aunt Rose dies and leaves her fortune to Janice, and nothing but a key to a safety deposit box in Sienna, Italy to her twin sister Juliet.  Juliet is left with instruction to go to Sienna to find out the secret of her families past, and the location of a mysteries treasure that her mother was researching when she died.

As the adventure begins, Juliet finds that she is the direct descendent of Shakespeare’s Juliet and begins to read in letters the real story of the famous Romeo and Juliet.  Through the letters Juliet begins to piece together the past and the present, and how events that took place 600 years prior are still alive and well in Sienna.

I thought this book was a really fun read.  If you like historical fiction mixed in with a little romance and adventure I think you will definitely enjoy Juliet.  Ciao!

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More on Juliet:

Link to NPR Article and exerpts here

Link to Trailer

Photo Tour of Sienna here

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3 Responses to “Juliet O Juliet, wherefore art thou Juliet?”

  1. Sounds like a great novel, might have to check it out!

  2. I have been hearing a lot of great things about this book! I can’t wait to read it. Just love these kinds of books that combine romance, mystery suspense and history all into one. Thanks for the post!

  3. I’m aware about this previously, however there are several beneficial bits which finalized the picture for me, thanks for your time!

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