The Sea Wife
Leisure, May 2003, 5.99, 309 pp.
Near the end of his sea voyage from Australia to England, Miles Dampier rescues a drowning woman from the ocean. On his ship, he nurses his “mermaid” back to health. The grateful Sabina Grey thinks a Selkie saved her life as she recovers yet knows she loves her savior. The ship's captain marries Miles and Sabina, though they hardly know one another.
In London, the caring attentive male she f...