by Marianne Dora Rose
Victim of a bigamous marriage, Jessie returns to her parents' home in the Hudson River Valley, to heal. Indoctrinated since childhood in fairy tales with happy endings, her spirit and view of life are severely scarred, especially regarding the story of Cinderella and Prince Charming. She's sworn off any future relationships. "Cinderella Ice, that's what I'll be from this day forth."