Bittersweet love through the ages.
Before Bella & Edward, before Katniss & Peeta, before Luce & Daniel, there was Romeo & Juliet, Orpheus & Eurydice, Heathcliff & Cathy.
Discover the timeless love stories that inspired your favourite authors. Discover the legendary romances that will take your breath away and melt your heart. Discover the couples who fought for their love and sacrificed everything to be together.
Star-crossed is a romantic collection of fascinating tales of love, devotion, longing and triumph from myth, history and fiction.
Frances Kelly is an academic and writer whose creative and critical selves occasionally collide. She nurtures a life-long love for research, as well as for nineteenth century literature, fairy stories and the neo-Victorian. Frances lives in Auckland, New Zealand, with her husband and son.
Penny Murray is a journalist and editor who has been gently crafting meaning out of other people's words for two decades. Born and educated in New Zealand, she has spent most of her career in Scotland working in newspapers and magazines. Penny lives in Glasgow with her husband, small son and an unruly garden.
Random House Australia
Authors: Frances Kelly and Penny Murray