Charlie Watson didn't realize his regular stop at the diner was going to turn his world upside down and change his life forever. As an independent cross country truck driver his desire to stay in an emotionally guarded life style was challenged when he offered to lead a stranger, Jenny on his run from Arkansas to California. Beyond the struggle of maintaining his emotional fortress, Jenny's abusive ex is not ready to let go of her without a fight. Charlie and Jenny find along the route a special connection and dream to build Watson Manor, a bed and breakfast hotel. A used mobile home they purchased to live in during construction brought with it evidence of the possible abduction of a young girl. The local police didn't see enough to investigate and Charlie and Jenny could not let go if a young girl needed their help. As the foundation of Watson Manor was being poured, Charlie and Jenny get pulled into a murderous, greedy plot to take the lives and assets from Wentworth Software. They find themselves at the wrong end of a gun and escaping an exploding gas station to keep Gracie out of harms way.