As the daughter of a famed author, Isolde Ophelia Goodnight
grew up on tales of brave knights and fair maidens. She
never doubted romance would be in her future, too. The
storybooks offered endless possibilities.
And as she grew older, Izzy crossed them off. One by one by
â€¢Ugly duckling turned swan?
â€¢Abducted by handsome highwayman?
â€¢Rescued from drudgery by charming prince?
No, no, and . . . Heh.
Now Izzyâ€™s given up yearning for romance. Sheâ€™ll settle for
a roof over her head. What fairy tales are left over for an
impoverished twenty-six year-old woman whoâ€™s never even been