Desperate to escape haunting memories, volunteers on a farm. The hardened landowner has one rule: If J. D. sees an “illegal,” call the border patrol. But when he finds a beautiful young woman named Maria, near death in the desert, his heart pulls him in another direction. Longing to atone for his failures, J. D. hides her and unleashes a chain of deadly events he could never have imagined. Soon they are running from a killer and fighting for their lives… and J. D. realizes that saving Maria may be the only way to save himself.