Set during the Civil War, against a backdrop of grand estates, unimaginable riches, and deadly secrets, three teenagers in Mystic Falls, Virginia enter a torrid love triangle that will span eternity.
Brothers Stefan and Damon Salvatore are inseparable until they meet Katherine, a stunning, mysterious woman who turns their world upside down. Siblings turned rivals, the Salvatores compete for Katherine's affection, only to discover that her sumptuous silk dresses and glittering gems hide a terrible secret: Katherine is a vampire. And she is intent on turning them into vampires so they can live together-forever.
L. J. Smithhas written more than two dozen books for children and young adults. She lives in the Bay Area of California, but is happiest in a little cabin near Point Reyes National Park, which has lots of trees, lots of animals, lots of beaches to walk on, and lots of places to hike.
Review: For Vampire Diaries fans, this is a great read for insight into the start of the relationship between Stefan, Katherine & Damon. Depicted through the TV series in one episode, fans will want to read the full journey as it's enlighting.
Stefan's Diaries: The Origins
Harper Collins Australia
Authors: L. J. Smith, Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec