Zack Tolliver rushes home to Tuba City, Arizona, when he learns his friend Eagle Feather has been involved in a hunting accident, an attack by a mountain lion. The Navajo guide's client is seriously injured. Zack knows the only way to cure his friend's guilt is to hunt the cat down. But he quickly learns this is no ordinary cat, and this will be no ordinary hunt.
For FBI Agent Zack Tolliver, a pleasure trip to the Central Coast of California turns into dangerous business when he becomes immersed in a case involving drug smuggling, rival cartels, murder, and an ancient myth. The clues add up, the victims pile up, the mystery grows, the danger deepens.