Although Penelope’s family is wealthy, it is a cursed family and Penelope is burdened with an unfortunate face. To break the curse Penelope must marry and her family are desperately trying to find her a husband. Max is hired by a newspaper to pose as a prospective suitor in order to get a photo of the mysterious girl. But when Max finds himself truly drawn to Penelope, he can’t bring himself to expose her, so he just disappears. With this latest betrayal, Penelope decides to break free from her family and go out into the world in search of adventure. Hiding her true identity with a scarf, Penelope discovers happiness in the most unexpected places. A modern-day fairytale.