Christmas Eve is around the corner, and Sandie James is stranded in Seattle. Far from home, she’s facing a lonely Christmas in a strange city. Until she meets Hans, a bon vivant backpacker on a trip around the world.
While exploring a quaint village on one of Seattle’s many islands, they’re accosted by a stray puppy and Marty, a boy searching for his missing older brother. Clues link the teen and the puppy causing Sandie to think that the teenager is in serious danger. As Christmas draws near, Sandie and her new friends must save the boy and bring him home, before the unthinkable happens.