In the quiet seaside town of Astoria, Oregon, Jasmine Williams is trying to put her life back together after her fiancé dumps her hours before their wedding. Forced to amend the life planned out for her, she returns home to her parents' seaside B&B. Spending the first time away from Philip in years, she begins to realize how much of her life he had insisted on controlling--everything from her hairstyle to her opinions of her home church's worship style, and even her thoughts about God's love for her.
Just as she begins to regain her identity, a summons from Philip demands she let him back into her life.
Isabella Cruz doesn't want to be different, but her social anxiety always seems to have the last say. When she and her dad move to Texas, the only thing she wants to do is ignore the world and never leave the house, but the people at First Street Church won't let her.
Josh Houston is caught between a rock and a hard place. The new girl at youth group captured his imagination. Elise, his youth pastor, asked him to introduce Isabella to Sweet Grove, but his mom has forbidden him from hanging out with her.
Claire Houston is concerned. A new danger has infiltrated Sweet Grove, and she is the only one who can see it. Since no one else is doing anything, despite her cries, it is up to her to make sure none of the First Street Church kids go missing.