Have you been to Scarborough fair? Impossible, the first in the Impossible trilogy by Nancy Werlin, is a folk inspired tale (inspired by the tune Scarborough Fair), about Lucy Scarborough who lives with her foster parents since her insane mother abandoned her with them shortly after her birth. Lucy is seventeen when she discovers that she is the latest recipient of a generations-old family curse that requires her to complete three seemingly impossible tasks or risk falling into madness and passing the curse on to the next generation. Unlike her ancestors, though, Lucy has family, friends, and other modern resources to help her out. But will it be enough to conquer this age-old evil?
I have yet to read the next two books in the series, Extraordinary and Unthinkable, but this modern fairytale-esque story is the best mix of fantasy, romance, and intrigue.