What do you do when your family and friends tell you the house you've just moved into is haunted? As a Taoist and psychologist, I researched its history and studied those who'd lived here.  

If I could figure out what they wanted, maybe we could all come to some sort of understanding that would lead to peaceful coexistence.

This has been much harder than I could have ever imagined because of the forces aligning to stop the secrets of Peppergate Ranch from being told. I'm compelled to write about this long, strange trip, if only to have something to pass on to the next family.

When you read American Bruja (pronounced broo-ha), please feel free to ask questions about what it's like to live in this house in the middle of the Simi Hills, with reality stars at one end and the Manson family's Spahn Ranch at the other. Readers outside our outlaw community struggle to believe we really exist. The true Simi Hills stories are so outlandish, fact is stranger than fiction. If you are curious, I'll be happy to share which parts are fact and which parts are fiction.

Photography by John Luker, Community Activist. Dia de los Muertes makeup by Artist Carlos Nietos.

If I am following you, it's for a reason: your quirky profile, your sense of humor, your undiscovered book deserving of attention. If you are wondering why, ask! Psychologists don't bite and I'm not on Wattpad to psychoanalyze anybody.

For read requests, head over to @WayfarersLamppost and submit on my page in the review book. Check out the book club when you're there! I'm also a Talent Scout for @NextBigRecognition

Finally, I am a bit of an odd duck in that I am not interested in leaving my career to be a fiction writer. I am writing fiction with no expectation of making money or finding fame. I write fiction simply for the love of the process.

  • Los Angeles, California
  • JoinedJuly 2, 2016

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Location scouts for a new paranormal investigation show are coming to my haunted house on Wednesday! The producers love Peppergate Ranch’s history and will decide which room to set up for the show. S...
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