Heartwood! The center of a forest. The living center of a tree. The beast that lives within them both...
An Apache legend comes alive in the high mountains of northern New Mexico. Hikers, hunters and campers, missing and presumed dead.
A deadly mystery that must be faced by tribal policeman, Oz Salazar, an Apache living in a white man’s world. A man who has lost touch with his traditions and his warrior roots. The Keeper of the forest, a beast defending its home and its mate. Awakened after years of slumber it has emerged into a world vastly changed. Two paths on a collision course. For the Keeper it is a fight for survival. For Oz it is a mystery he must solve... or die trying.