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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Holt Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9781466823617256 Pages, Ages 12-18
Shakespeare's classic retold from another perspective
Rosaline won't let anyone or anything get in the way of her future as a healer. That is, until she meets Benvolio. Where Romeo's words had been hollow and unfounded, Benvolio's are filled with sincerity and true love. Now Rosaline finds herself caught between her feelings, her ambition, and her family's long-standing feud with the Montagues.
When Romeo turns his affections toward Ros's cousin, Juliet, their relationship brings the feud of the two houses to a new level. Rosaline and Benvolio hatch a plan to bring peace to the two families. But will they succeed?
VERONA, ITALY, 1595, SPRING
In a small cottage belonging to the Healer, Lady Rosaline did occupy herself with the business of tidying shelves and cupboards....