Roman's Bride tells the story of Lily Heller, an Iowa woman torn between a repressive faith and an unrequited love for life-long neighbor Roman. Indulged in her world only by doting childhood friend Amos, Lily lives her life in a self-restricted isolation. When roman and his girlfriend announce plans to marry, Lily's fragile psyche collides fiercely with an immorality she sees permeating her world. And in Lily's world, sins must be punished.
This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter.