Lierna Farthingale hated speed dating. She hated it with a passion surpassed only by her desire to finally find a man. Unfortunately, though she got a chance to exercise her hatred of speed dating virtually every Tuesday night, she didn't get a chance to exercise any other kind of passion...well...ever.
It didn't make sense. Jacob thought she was a real catch. Fernando thought she was a real catch. And since Jacob and Fernando had both found love, she felt as though she could count on their opinions. Of course, she also felt as though if Jacob and Fernando hadn't found love with each other, she would have that many more romantic options. But thinking through that further, she'd also have that many fewer friends, and after however many weeks of rejection from the speed dating crowd, she definitely appreciated having a shoulder to lean on.
Lierna had tried everything to make herself stand out. She'd done her best to present her perfect ar