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Finding Clarity


In the early 2000’s, I traveled to Humboldt County and the Humboldt Redwoods State Park to visit some friends who had left San Francisco to live closer to nature and in the heart of the Emerald Triangle. Finding Clarity grew from the experiences I had on that trip.

Love and hate–opposite emotions force Zoe and Jason into the wilds of Humboldt County.

Zoe has always had to look out for her little sister Clarity. When Zoe learns Clarity is in trouble with a marijuana cult, she rushes to the rescue, not realizing what might happen. As she leaves San Francisco and drives north, Zoe leaves behind all that she knows and ventures into a mysterious world of prehistoric redwoods and dangerous drug-runners.

Jason works narcotics with the SFPD, but when he’s offered the chance to avenge his kid sister’s death, he has to take it. Now he’s returned to the land where he grew up, working undercover inside a marijuana cult to bust the notorious drug trafficker he blames for killing his sister.

Where love and hate force Zoe and Jason together, it’s only through their shared ordeal of survival that they can find the clarity they need to let their pasts go and finally be free.