Rachel Caine's Prince of Shadows: A Novel of Romeo and Juliet PDF

By Rachel Caine

ISBN-10: 069813723X

ISBN-13: 9780698137233

A exciting retelling of the star-crossed story of Romeo and Juliet, from the New York Times bestselling writer of the Morganville Vampires series.

In the homes of Montague and Capulet, there's just one aim: strength. the men are born to struggle and die for honor and—if they survive—marry for impact and funds, no longer love. the ladies are resources, to be spent correctly. Their needs are of no import. Their fates are written at the day they're born.

Benvolio Montague, cousin to Romeo, understands all this. He expects to die for his cousin, for his residence, yet a spark of uprising nonetheless lives inside of him. At evening, he's the Prince of Shadows, the best thief in Verona—and he dangers all as he steals from residence Capulet. In doing so, he units eyes on convent-bound Rosaline, and a negative curse starts off that would declare the lives of many in Verona…

… and may rewrite all their fates, eternally.

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