The Settings


I’ve lived my entire life in California—one of the most beautiful places on earth (says the biased native). Because so much of creation seems to speak of God’s power—the crash of the surf against the rugged coastline, the majesty of the granite monoliths towering above, the swift movement of a bank of clouds across the horizon—I’ve set my novels in places where God’s presence seems undeniable.

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Primary Setting: Clear Lake, California


Set in Yosemite National Park, California


Set in Mendocino, California

Lost and Found

Set in San Francisco and Napa Valley, California


Set in Bonny Doon and Santa Cruz, California