Bella at Midnight/ Diane Stanley is a story of an girl who becomes a knight and a princess by the end of the book. Isabella's other dies when Isabella is only days old. So she is sent to a cottage of a wet nurse. Her Father does not want anything to do with her because of the reminder of her mother , so continues to stay in the lowly cottage even under protests from her aunt.
Her best friend is Julian who was also cared for by the family for a while His Father is the King , but he is the last one of 4 brothers. Isabella and Julian go their separate ways when it they are older because Julian is of royalty , although Bella still cares for him deeply. They are reunited in rather unlikely way to come to a very satisfying conclusion of the story.