A mercenary corporation wants his farm ... the Armed Offenders Squad want him for murder. Can he survive to defend his inheritance? Deerkeeper, a dramatic story set on the South Island's West Coast, spans a century and three generations. Prospectors, pioneer farmers, fishermen, helicopter hunters, calculating bankers and lawyers – and the tragedy of love found and lost – fill a saga of fortitude, duty and arrogant power set against New Zealand's unique deer farming industry. A story of heartland people fighting powerful forces for the land that holds their hearts.