Ranger Jack Chastain returns to the canyons of New Mexico after fighting wildfires, and steps into a political firestorm. He wants to run, but a beautiful woman makes him take a stand. When mysterious provocations pit neighbor against neighbor, a battle between 'self interest' and 'do the right thing' ensues, trapping Chastain between people who face hard truths about who they can really trust, and a fire that can change everything.
About the Author: J.M. Mitchell knows the mysteries and conflicts found in our favorite places, the national parks. He was Chief of the Biology Division for the National Park Service, after working in Yosemite, Grand Canyon, and Zion National Parks, and Washington, D.C.