Ever since the day her father left her, Maya has felt alone, abandoned, and incomplete. She wants her dad back with her family more then anything else. So in order to get him back with the family, she secretly buys a plane ticket to Los Angeles to see him again.
Unfortunately for her, after an airplane mixup she is stuck in Texas and must stay with Lucas for the summer. A whole summer stuck in Texas with Ranger Rick, Ranger Ricks aunt, and Ranger Ricks 18-year-old cousin, Jen. Great. But she believes she will get to Los Angeles and see her dad again....somehow. But once the harsh truth of the situation gets out she might be in way over her head....