Adelaide Proctor is a young woman with her head in the clouds, longing for a real-life storybook hero to claim as her own. But when a husband-hunting debacle leaves her humiliated, she interviews for a staid governess position on a central Texas sheep ranch and vows to leave her romantic... read more
“"Today was once-upon-a-time for her. The first page in a story that promised to lead to happily-ever-after."”Adelaide
“"She might not have found Mr. Heroic, but Mr. Satisfactory would do just fine."”Adelaide
“" 'God, forgive me for my impatience. I saw what I thought I wanted, and when you made no move to give it to me. I took matters into my own hands. I wasn't content, and I didn't trust you enough to wait.'"”Adelaide
“"...she flipped through Psalms until a line in the fifty-fifth caught her eye. Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and horror hath overwhelmed me."”Adelaide
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