The Outcast: The Long Road Back
by Barbara Dan
Published: November 28, 2011
Following a scandalous divorce, Alex MacLachlan, third son of a prominent New York banker, finds himself socially ostracized by family and friends. Heartsick, he wanders the world, until one day he comes ashore, thousands of miles from home, in the small rural town of Salem, Oregon. An alcoholic at age 26, Alex is befriended by the local doctor and his beautiful daughter Emily.