After fleeing false accusations, Lauren is persuaded to return to straighten out the past. Once and for all, she’ll put the whole ugly matter — including Jason Levitte — to rest, and she’ll learn to be happy as the missionary wife of Tom Thurman … somehow. But she hadn’t counted on learning she’d been vindicated two years earlier by her accuser. And she hasn’t counted on still being in love with Jason. The awkwardness of coming home and the burden of bitterness threaten to drown her hopes forever. Will her life ever be the same after coming home to Bay Island?