Lucy Scarborough has no idea the fate that awaits her when she heads to her junior prom. A somewhat normal teenager, Lucy has lots of friends and a great foster family. The only dark spot in her life is her real mother, who is crazy and has a habit of appearing at the worst possible times and places--like the night of Lucy's junior prom.
Then Lucy is raped after prom by her date, who kills himself. And then Lucy finds herself pregnant and begins to realize that maybe her mother isn't so crazy after all. Lucy has only until the birth of her daughter to end the curse and insanity that has haunted her family for generations by solving the riddles hidden in an old melody "The Scarborough Fair".
A fantastic novel with all the elements of a fairy tale.