WILD SERENADE Author:Lisa Bingham Although she hasn't a whit of experience, Patience Pedigrue is sure she can be a good governess. She knows Latin, is very neat, and is extremely proper. Shen she arrives a Miss Bodrill's School for Young Ladies, she feels ready to meet her new charge, nine-year-old Emaline Dalton. But what she finds is a screaming, wild-eyed urchin who looks as ... more »though she's never had a bath! What on earth is a young governess to do?
When Nantucket shipping magnate Captain Garrick Dalton enlisted Patience's services, he neglected to tell her his sister Emaline was raised by a primitive tribe after being lost in a shipwreck. Nor did he mention that a killer was stalking the child. Even more audaciously, the handsome captain has now created a plan to save Emaline's life -- one that includes marrying Patience! Even though she melts in his strong arms, Patience soon realizes she is in double danger: of an unknown enemy coming closer...and of loosing both the child and the man who have stolen her heart.« less