Featuring an Australian female protagonist, Vault of Veronafractures the classic story of Romeo and Juliet, bringing it into the 21st Century and altering a tragic ending. With a dynamic plot line suitable for teens and adults, Vault of Verona is an engaging, thought provoking story about the consequences of our actions.
A modern twist on an age old tale, Vault of Verona demonstrates how just one decision can have a butterfly effect felt throughout time. Just the first in a series of fractured classics, this novel is sure to excite the imaginations of readers, young and old. Complex characters, intriguing plot twists and incredible imagery lay in wait, ready to capture and keep your attention until the very end.
The classic Shakespearean love tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, is a story for the ages, full of lost love, feuding families and tragic endings. But what if Juliet had found that courage to defy her father and refuse to marry Paris? Could it take just one little change to alter their entire story?
Harriet Hunter is a 16-year-old girl living in Wineglass Bay, Tasmania, a small island off the coast of Australia. She is headstrong and stubborn: the archetypical modern teenager. Her essay on Shakespearean classics is a momentary blip on her social radar, until she is sucked into a centuries old story halfway across the globe. She quickly learns that she is a peculiarity - a modern girl in a man's world. As the two collide, Harriet is catapulted into a parallel dimension where her choices have the power to change history. Juliet's story may have culminated in tragedy...but how will Harriet's finish?