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Author has written 33 stories for Twilight.

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Stephenie Meyer swaps genders of lovers in new Twilight novel

Surprise new novel, partnering 10th anniversary edition, reimagines vampire lover Edward Cullen as Edythe, and Bella Swan as Beau

On the tenth anniversary of its publication, Stephenie Meyer has “reimagined” her original Twilight novel, reversing the genders of not only Edward and Bella, her centenarian vampire and the human teenager he falls in love with, but most of the characters in the book.

Edythe Cullen and Beau Swan are the inter-species love interest in Life and Death: Twilight Imagined, published today in a dual edition with the original novel.

“I’M SO SORRY,” writes Meyer in a foreword explaining how she’d been asked to write some extra content for Twilight’s 10th anniversary. “I know there is going to be a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth because this new bonus material is A, not entirely new, but mostly B, not Midnight Sun” (her unreleased companion novel to Twilight, written from Edward’s point of view, which Meyer abandoned after 12 chapters were leaked onto the internet).

"I didn't have time, she explains, to write a new novel “or even half of one”, but was nettled by longstanding criticisms of Bella for being weak and in need of constant rescuing, as well as “too consumed with her love interest, as if that’s somehow just a girl thing”.

“I’ve always maintained that it would have made no difference if the human were male and the vampire female - it’s still the same story. Gender and species aside, Twilight has always been a story about the magic and obsession and frenzy of first love.”

She decided to put this claim to the test by “converting” the original opening chapters, and found it “not only fun, but also really fast and easy”. Thus the book opens with teenager Beau arriving in the rainy town of Forks in Washington State to live with his father Charlie (Meyer decided not to gender-swap Bella/Beau’s parents). While in the original Twilight novel Bella wears her favourite white lace shirt for the journey, in Life and Death Beau wears his favourite Monty Python T shirt.


Long lives, high wages and a good standard of living: The UN names Australia the second best country in the world to live... behind NORWAY

  • 188 countries were ranked by the UN in the Human Development Index
  • Norway ranked top, followed by Australia, Switzerland and Denmark
  • The report measured life expectancy, education and standard of living
  • It's official - Australia is the second best country to live in the world, beating the United Kingdom and the U.S.

    A UN report found the land Down Under was also a better place to live than Switzerland, Canada and New Zealand.

    Australia is second only to Norway, according to the annual UN Human Development Report which assessed economic, education and life-expectancy data.

    Beach life: Australia, renowned for its beaches, moderate climate and open spaces, is officially the second best country to live in the world (stock image)

    Top 10: Australia beat the United States and United Kingdom, with the U.S. making the top 10 list in eighth place (stock image)

    Trans-Tasman rivalry: Even the charms of New Zealand could not outdo Australia (pictured). New Zealand ranked ninth, sharing the spot with Canada (stock image)

    Australia's Human Development Index (HDI) was measured at .935 out of a maximum score of one.

    Scores are calculated by crunching data on what the UN says are the 'three basic dimensions of human development'.

    They are - life expectancy at birth, mean and expected years of schooling and standard of living, which is measured by gross national income per capita.

    Australians can expect to live on average to about 82-and-a-half-years-old, have a mean 13 years of schooling and the gross national income per person is $58,618.

    Number one: Norway has been consistently ranked top in the Human Development Index with high scores on life expectancy, education and Gross National Income (stock image)

    UN findings: The Human Development Report assessed economic, education and life-expectancy data in 188 countries (stock image)

    The good life: The United Kingdom was number 14 on the list, lower than Singapore, Hong Kong and Liechtenstein (stock image)

    United States: In the U.S., life expectancy was 79.1 years and it reported a gross national income per person of $52,947 (stock image)

    But despite Australian women living on average four years longer and spending more time hitting the books, men's average gross national income was significantly higher at $70,620 compared to the woman's average of $46,727.

    In Norway, life expectancy was lower at 81.6 years and the mean years of schooling were 12.6 but citizens enjoy a much bigger slice of the national pie.


    1. Norway

    2. Australia

    3. Switzerland

    4. Denmark

    5. Netherlands

    6. Germany

    6. Ireland

    8. United States

    9. Canada

    9. New Zealand

    11. Singapore

    12. Hong Kong, China (SAR)

    13. Liechtenstein

    14. Sweden

    14. United Kingdom

    16. Iceland

    17. South Korea

    18. Israel

    19. Luxembourg

    20. Japan

    Source: UN Development Programme

    The gross national income per capita in the number-one country was a whopping $US64,992 ($A90,148), dwarfing the $US680 measured in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which came in way down the list of 188 countries at 176.

    A steady increase in Australia's HDI has been revealed by the report, with growth averaging .32 between 1990 and 2014.

    Australia's trans-Tasman neighbours didn't fare as well, with New Zealand slipping from seventh spot to a joint ninth position with Canada.

    The United States took eighth spot, while the U.K. was 14th place in a tie with Sweden.

    Surprises came further down the list when Hong Kong ranked 12 but China ranked just 90, joint with Fiji and Mongolia.

    Vanuatu, a place that once came top on a 'happy planet index' came in at just 134 with Syria.

    If you want to live a long life, it's best to head to Hong Kong where life expectancy is 84 years. In contrast, those living in Swaziland only had a life expectancy of 49 years.

    The countries with the lowest standards of living were Eritrea, Central African Republic and Niger.

    Mrs Edward Cullen Trad de Kismetian by chris57 reviews
    Edward Cullen, acteur britannique doit se rendre en Amérique. Bella Swan, étudiante a besoin d'argent pour terminer l'université. Quoi de plus simple qu'un mariage arrangé pour qu'il obtienne sa carte verte, et personne ne devrait être blessé.
    Twilight - Rated: M - French - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 54,978 - Reviews: 268 - Favs: 177 - Follows: 102 - Updated: 3/26/2012 - Published: 2/17/2012 - Bella, Edward - Complete
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    Witsec reviews
    Undercover agent 'Isabella Swan' meets a slight complication the night before beginning her assignment as Junior in Forks High School. Who knew the man she hooked up with was someone so definitely out of bounds.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 55,490 - Reviews: 331 - Favs: 268 - Follows: 299 - Updated: 6/2/2014 - Published: 4/5/2014 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    Murder reviews
    Detective Bella Swan and her partner, DI Edward Cullen work together like a well oiled machine in Murder Squad. It's strictly work and Bella is determined nothing will ever happen between them,, her focus is solely on the job, not on her stunningly gorgeous partner. Now it seems her best friend is hinting that they could be something.. REPOSTED FROM MY OTHER USER NOT PLAGIARIZED
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 198,673 - Reviews: 271 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 195 - Updated: 3/27/2014 - Published: 11/28/2012 - Bella, Edward
    The Other Twin reviews
    It's a case of mistaken identity that could just work out for everyone involved. Edward's marriage is a complete bust, and his wife has run off with her lover, leaving him holding the baby. But now she is back, and it's as if she is a whole different person. Maybe there is a reason for that. HEA as always, but maybe a little twist. Rated M for now until we see how we go.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 62,255 - Reviews: 636 - Favs: 460 - Follows: 489 - Updated: 3/17/2014 - Published: 2/27/2014 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    Safe reviews
    Formerly Safe In Alternate Arms. Fully written, updated 3 times a week if anyone's reviewing to indicate reading this. Has the usual HEA for the usual couple but it will be a long and rocky annoying ride before that happens.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 71,886 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 3/5/2014 - Published: 2/23/2014 - Bella, Edward, Jacob - Complete
    It Aint Over Til It's Over reviews
    Seven years after their divorce, Bella and Edward meet again and unresolved issues present themselves. Will they achieve closure, or was their love really the permanent kind? There's only one way to find out.(Ignore early reviews, Ed and Bel are on an even playing field, Ed is not a manwhore. It just reads that way at first because Bella makes assumptions.)
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 64,200 - Reviews: 380 - Favs: 183 - Follows: 226 - Updated: 2/23/2014 - Published: 12/28/2013 - Bella, Edward, Jacob, Rosalie - Complete
    I Was Broken sequel reviews
    Rereading I Was Broken, it seems to have a natural ending halfway through the story so I'm splitting it and finishing it here. I realize now this part two will not be able to carry the reviews these chapters already have, but whatever.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 37,406 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 11/20/2012 - Published: 11/14/2012 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    Second Chances reviews
    Edward and Bella had been so happy together through High School and college, then the night of her 18th birthday, everything they knew was threatened. Things change, when you least expect it. Can Edward be there today for Bella's special day, despite everything? All Human. M for language at this point. A 3 shot.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 21,183 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 69 - Updated: 11/4/2012 - Published: 10/29/2012 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    I Was Broken reviews
    After the worst possible thing imaginable led to the splitting up of Edward and Bella Cullen, they both had to try and move on. Staying in limbo was too hard, and any future had to be better than this, surely? But has Bella made the wrong choice and taken a path to more despair? Only time will tell. There is a sequel, only read if you want the drama.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 7 - Words: 34,653 - Reviews: 442 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 147 - Updated: 9/15/2012 - Published: 8/25/2012 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    The Lie reviews
    Some lies are uttered and go unnoticed. Some lies are like those butterfly wings that cause a tsunami. Twenty five years ago, Renee's lie was accepted as the truth, but now it is reaching out to affect Edward and Bella's life together today. The truth would set them free, but will that even be an option? AH . Melissa made my book cover, Cheers for that, I love it.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 25 - Words: 144,502 - Reviews: 972 - Favs: 271 - Follows: 269 - Updated: 8/20/2012 - Published: 6/26/2012 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    Sweet Child Of Mine reviews
    Edward returns to Forks after college in NY as a single dad with Tori, his daughter with casual girlfriend Victoria. But waiting to greet him are old flame, Bella Swan and her own little surprise, his other daughter Lucy. Whom she never told him existed.M
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 95,854 - Reviews: 1189 - Favs: 864 - Follows: 840 - Updated: 7/2/2012 - Published: 11/13/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    The Sperm Donor reviews
    Bella Swan has hit 27 and no man in sight. No reason she has to lose the whole dream though. If only she and her friends can figure out a way to get her the second part of her dream, a fatherfree baby.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 63,033 - Reviews: 638 - Favs: 604 - Follows: 359 - Updated: 11/13/2011 - Published: 10/1/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    The One That Got Away reviews
    Edward Cullen, famous rock star, has it all. Cars, boats, mansions in every country. And all the girls a man could ever ask for, to borrow for a night or three and discard. Why did it feel like he had nothing?
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 46,714 - Reviews: 334 - Favs: 297 - Follows: 181 - Updated: 11/6/2011 - Published: 9/3/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    Interlude With A Vampire reviews
    Bella Swan's truck breaks down in the middle of nowhere at night and leads to one of the most fascinating encounters of her life. VERY M. Adults only, Vampire Sex.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 14 - Words: 54,058 - Reviews: 711 - Favs: 518 - Follows: 329 - Updated: 10/12/2011 - Published: 8/11/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    The Death Of Edward Cullen reviews
    Edward Cullen made Bella Swan's life a misery from day one. Now an accident has resulted in a whole new Edward waking up in hospital. Can he make up for the past and earn her forgiveness? M Edward and Bella exclusively, no other partners for either.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 80,419 - Reviews: 840 - Favs: 520 - Follows: 277 - Updated: 10/11/2011 - Published: 8/11/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    Someone Like You reviews
    Two Shot.Bella Swan returns to Forks for one day only, to watch a wedding that could have been hers, if only.Based on Adele's beautiful song of the same name.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 9,128 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 9/17/2011 - Published: 9/15/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    The Nightgown reviews
    After thirty years of marriage, three kids who have flown the nest, it's Edward and Bella's time again. A one shot of their anniversary. Has been up before, you may have read it a year or so ago.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,916 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 21 - Published: 7/25/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    The CEO reviews
    Bella Swan has just secured a job working at Midnight Son Enterprises, the company keeping the town of Forks viable. Her Boss, the CEO Edward Cullen shows instant dislike to her and her trim figure, what the heck is that about? VAMP
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 14 - Words: 49,995 - Reviews: 432 - Favs: 381 - Follows: 205 - Updated: 5/3/2011 - Published: 2/12/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    Mrs Edward Cullen reviews
    Edward Cullen, British actor needs to move to America . Bella Swan, student, needs a cash injection of funds or her college days are over. What could be simpler,an arranged marriage, he gets his green card, nobody gets hurt. Right? 435 Reviews on KR. M
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 119,782 - Reviews: 1112 - Favs: 1,288 - Follows: 704 - Updated: 4/13/2011 - Published: 10/12/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    TWILIGHT: The Waiting Game reviews
    Twilight Category. All good things come to he who waits. From the day Edward and Bella met, they knew something was meant to happen between them, they had no idea how hard they would have to fight for their happy ever after. MATURE language sexual content
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 13 - Words: 60,479 - Reviews: 259 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 4/5/2011 - Published: 3/26/2011 - Edward, Bella - Complete
    Fate:It's Written In The Stars reviews
    Once upon a time, a small boy with a bad father saved a baby girl from certain death. She and her friend were to pop up in his future. Edward had a dark tragic start in life and now is a dark and moody emo student with no friends other than his fostered siblings. Bella is new to Forks High, and fascinated at first sight. Can she save him? (Was called The Striped Pajamas)
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 72,096 - Reviews: 446 - Favs: 251 - Follows: 126 - Updated: 3/24/2011 - Published: 3/8/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    Happily Ever After With My Best Friend's Brother reviews
    Once upon a time, all I ever wanted was a happily ever after with Edward Cullen. Now here we were engaged, planning the wedding, and all because Edward found out a secret from our past and was blackmailing me into it. How could this possibly be our HEA?
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 17 - Words: 81,603 - Reviews: 325 - Favs: 399 - Follows: 200 - Updated: 3/7/2011 - Published: 12/30/2010 - Complete
    Row 61 Seats A & B reviews
    Bella Swan, 18,virgin, learns about lust in a dark cinema with a beautiful stranger.What does she teach him? Varied lemons acted or reminisced t suitable for the faint hearted. There is a plot!Warning Jasper and Alice very OOC. Not cookie cutter.ta'd by Mandee,from Utah. I'd have no idea how far is not too far for American readers if not for her guidelines.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 71,577 - Reviews: 1215 - Favs: 1,090 - Follows: 519 - Updated: 2/28/2011 - Published: 2/28/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    Unforgiven reviews
    One man can't have it all,ask Edward Cullen. Once he had more than he could have hoped. A loving wife, a daughter and a baby son due to be born, in their new home in Africa. That decision cost him dearly.What's left when you lose everything? Tragedy/M
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 52,326 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 12/6/2010 - Published: 11/1/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    Forevermore reviews
    Bella Swan proposed to Edward Cullen when they were six years old, so how come she was about to go down the aisle to Jacob Black today,twenty years later? Tragedy was just around the corner,and Jacob's death robbed his new bride of bearing his child. Can Edward make everything better? Bella is the only woman he has ever loved and he tries his best to fulfil her every desire. M. E&B
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 70,068 - Reviews: 236 - Favs: 252 - Follows: 122 - Updated: 12/1/2010 - Published: 8/31/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    A Year In Purgatory reviews
    Can a man take a girl next door and make her into a good wife? Of course. But can he make that same woman into his ideal sub? Maybe he should have mentioned his particular hobby before the "I do's." Now everybody gets to pay. E&B All human, canon. M
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 56,333 - Reviews: 242 - Favs: 258 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 10/5/2010 - Published: 9/26/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    His Absence Is Everywhere reviews
    Bella met Edward in Junior year at Forks High. Seven years later, and they are blissfully happy, married, ready for a family. Edward went for cigarettes and never came home. He now lives in a coven of vampires, the Cullens. Can he ever return to Bella?M
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 43,386 - Reviews: 214 - Favs: 301 - Follows: 125 - Updated: 9/23/2010 - Published: 8/8/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    The Divorce : A ONE shot reviews
    Bella is determined to get her divorce and move on ,now if she can just persuade Edward. M for lemon. Yes, only one.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,937 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 153 - Follows: 44 - Published: 9/23/2010 - Edward, Bella - Complete
    Three Shot: Remember Me reviews
    Bella and Edward share one night together ten years after their divorce, after Rose and Emmett's wedding. Lemons so adults only please.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 20,956 - Reviews: 114 - Favs: 175 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 9/21/2010 - Published: 9/19/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    Forgetting Edward reviews
    Bella Swan moves to Seattle to take a promotion to PA to the CEO, Edward Masen. Did she know him before? Before she married Jacob Black and had a son, Coby, something terrible happened but she has no memory of it, or of her first beau, Edward Cullen. Vamp
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 38,118 - Reviews: 203 - Favs: 165 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 7/29/2010 - Published: 7/15/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
    Black reviews
    Edward Cullen, rock star. Bella Swan, manager. Where did it all begin? How did the band get together? Where's it heading now? A/H E/B eventually. Lemons no doubt.Adults only please.Edgy and not suitable for all readers, its a little darker than my usual.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 52,173 - Reviews: 133 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 6/15/2010 - Published: 5/11/2010 - Edward, Bella - Complete
    Calling Dr Cullen reviews
    Dr Edward Cullen stands over the bed of coma patient, Isabella Swan. Once upon a time, in another life, she was his, and she still owns his heart and soul. But that wasn't her name back then. There is so much he never knew about her, but maybe now he can find out all her secrets. Like why she left him behind in Paris. Who is she, really? His Bella or someone else's? AH M E&B
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 29,021 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 183 - Follows: 108 - Updated: 4/21/2010 - Published: 3/16/2010 - Edward, Bella - Complete
    The Mistake reviews
    Edward goes to a bar to meet his new hook up for the night. Bella goes to the same bar to meet her very personal donor.They mistake each other for their real dates.Can they build a relationship from a single,mistaken night or not? Lemons and Tragedy.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 14 - Words: 50,210 - Reviews: 387 - Favs: 314 - Follows: 146 - Updated: 2/3/2010 - Published: 1/12/2010 - Complete
    A Rose By Any Other Name reviews
    Bella Swan spends the best night of her life with a cute guy named Wardo.Movie star Edward Cullen spends the best night of his life with a girl pretending to be Rose Hale. Will things ever be sorted out?M for language ,lemons, violence.
    Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 16 - Words: 59,393 - Reviews: 211 - Favs: 218 - Follows: 85 - Updated: 1/18/2010 - Published: 1/5/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete