Brother Gabriel's preaching has drawn flocks of converts, many from the Catholic church. there have been tales of visions of the Virgin Mary, their second coming of Christ, and the Rapture that has already begun. Most disturbing is the mysterious disappearance of dozens of Latino farm workers, supposedly "raptured up into heaven".
At first, the girl J.W. Jackson encounters strolling alone along South Beach seems like your typical teenager. But there's nothing typical about young Cricket Callahan, the spirited only daughter of the President of the United States. What ex-cop-turned-fisherman Jackson can't figure out is why the feisty First Kid is so intent upon eluding her Secret Service guardians...or why the Chief Executive himself wants J.W. and his lovely lady Zee to watch over the errant sixteen-year-old