Star-crossed lovers Bella and Edward return find themselves
facing new obstacles, including a devastating separation, the
mysterious appearance of dangerous wolves roaming the forest in
Forks, a terrifying threat of revenge from a female vampire, and a
deliciously sinister encounter with Italy’s reigning royal family
of vampires, the Volturi.
They were all waiting in the huge white living room; when I walked through the door, they greeted me with a loud chorus of “Happy birthday, Bella!” while I blushed and looked down. Alice, I assumed, had covered every flat surface with pink candles and dozens of crystal bowls filled with hundreds of roses. There was a table with a white cloth draped over it next to Edward’s grand piano, holding a pink birthday cake, more roses, a stack of glass plates, and a small pile of silver-wrapped presents…
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