Coast of Tears by David de Haviland
Approx. 130,400 words.
Published on June 27, 2011.
Intrigue and superstition envelop an isolated pearling community on Australia's wild Kimberley coast where men must contend with the perils of the deep,and unknown dangers await the explorer who ventures inland. The town's survival may depend on the explorer's fiance who, while stranded there, falls in love with a pearler determined to resolve the mystery of his father's untimely death.