Bettina Daniels lived a fairytale existence of glamour, endless parties, and luxury among Americas top celebrities simply because she was the beautiful daughter of famous American author Justin Daniels. Then, in one moment of tragedy, her father was dead, and Bettina discovered the truth he had spent every dime hed ever earned and run up millions in debt. At eighteen, penniless and alone, she had lost everything except her fathers dearest friend, Ivo Stewart. A wealthy, handsome publisher of sixtytwo, he offered Bettina a way out: marriage. But only for a time. What lay ahead for Bettina was a life filled with shocks and surprises and eventually a chance to become a playwright, and a writer like her father. Having learned her lessons dearly, Bettina blossoms into her own person at last.