Erstwhile by Louis Berry
Approx. 85,530 words.
Published on September 17, 2011.
Richard and Susan Styles move to a secluded beach town in Florida filled with hope that they'll be able to eliminate the distractions inherent in hectic city life, and focus on the love they share unconditionally. Branded as outsiders by the locals they become even more isolated. A rift divides the two and each examine their pasts hoping to clear the way for a bright future.