Overhearing a conversation that will put her in great peril, sixteen-year-old Kitt Parnella must run for her life to escape. Lost in the wilderness and near starvation, she stumbles onto a camp and kind people who take her under their wings.
For an entire summer, she is happy. But when she is sent away to attend school. everything changes.
Will this 'waif of the wilderness' ever find peace? And what of the old hermit who has interests at heart? Will life afford either of them happiness?
The road is not always smooth. There are bumps and detours and construction - and some surprises.
Buckle your seatbelt, watch for important signs, and enjoy the journey!