A newly minted judge, Annalise O’Neil, is struggling with her teenage daughter Carly. One night Carly runs away only to be taken by a kidnapping slavery group that preys on vulnerable young women. The kingpin is a charming businessman who runs a youth shelter as the perfect decoy. When everyone around her, including her ex boyfriend, a cop, wants her off the case, Annalise must risk her new job and her life to save her daughter.
Becca, Adam and their 5-year-old daughter Acie are a perfect family until a tragic accident during a 4th of July celebration kills Adam. Struggling with the grieving process,Becky decides she needs to step away from the family farm and all its reminders of the life she once had. She leaves Acie with her grandfather Ben and visits with her old friend from school, June. With all the best intentions, June offers Becky plenty of distraction from her shattered family life. Fueled by her anger at God and loss of faith, Becky starts drinking heavily and making other self-destructive choices. Then, after Becky is arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct, Ben threatens to keep Acie until Becky sets herself right. A chance encounter in a bus station with a guitar-toting traveler gives Becky the inspiration she needs to reignite her faith and reunite her family.
The plan is in place. Before her mom realize she’s not coming back from her bogus weekend camping trip, Maggie will be in another state, in a new life. When Peg discovers that her daughter has run away, she knows she has to find Maggie fast or they may never see each other again. Maggie’s skipping town becomes more than simply running away from home when she witnesses a crime simply by being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Peg’s journey has difficulties of its own as she comes to terms with the dark secrets that led to Maggie’s fleeing.As Peg closes in on Maggie, the strength of their bond becomes evident. Before they reunite,they realize that that they’ve been running away for years, running away from the mother-daughter relationship that they are able to salvage before it’s too late. Based on the novel by award-winning novelist Sheri McGuinn.