Amelia runs from a father who has custody to begin a new life and identity in San Francisco, 'Living In Secret' with her mother...but is eventually found and brought back to her father's home, which becomes abusive. At almost 14, it is time to take matters into her own hands. Her dad is a criminal, and criminals are supposed to be in jail. In the thought-provoking sequel 'Esoterica,' Amelia is determined to make a legal place for herself with her chosen California family. Eventually, by 16 & ½, her battles to remove herself from her father's custody are finally done! Now it's time to create a new life of her own...and perhaps a whole new way to live too. After all, she's not a kid anymore...and it's never too late to become a happy adult, right? In the sequel to the sequel, 'Paradise Found,' Amelia's adventures turn to explorations of sovereignty, intentional community, friendship, sex, and all the magic in the world.