Sam Sterling is a professional mover who’s used to long-haul drives. But, when he’s asked to take an extra shift to move his friend’s belongings from New Mexico to Canada, he struggles to stay awake. With his mind preoccupied with his failing marriage, it’s no surprise that he’s pulled over in Cleveland for drifting lanes.
But if Sam thought the drive across borders would be challenging, a load of guns stuffed into the boxes in his trunk means his nightmare journey has only just started. Arrested and thrown into jail, Sam finds the charges he’s facing aren’t just for gun running. A murder weapon found with the guns means he’s branded as American and Canada’s newest serial killer.
Facing a murder charge and being abandoned by his loved ones, Sam’s only hope is his attractive tenant, Naomi. But with the stakes this high, can he trust anyone?
Kansas City’s finest homicide detective, Zane Cortez, is on the case, and Sam’s chances of freedom look slim. Will he ever clear his name and get his life back?
Will Sam be able to prove his innocence and clear his name, or will he forever be a branded man?