Life is perfect. Sure, Peyton has her hands full with the addition of rambunctious twins, but she's settling in to life in Springfield, the church has been rebuilt after the tornado, and even her and Brice's nemesis, Pastor Long, makes a surprise announcement that would have Peyton breaking out in a fist pump if she weren't working on self-control.But suddenly Brice is struck down-literally-and Peyton finds herself fighting for both his recovery and her ability to cope. On top of that, the arrival of a handsome stranger arouses some unwelcome but undeniable feelings. And even Pastor Long isn't done with surprises-and this one isn't nearly so pleasant.How did Peyton's perfect life go so wrong? And what, if anything, can she do to protect her family? When outside forces threaten all she holds dear, it's time for Peyton to rise to the challenges-and hold on for all she's worth.