Pastor Clarissa Abbot is struggling through the pandemic as minister at The Shore Side Community Church, trying to keep her congregation healthy and safe. Adding to her problems, a realtor who is a member of her congregation finds the body of a murdered woman in one of her beach rentals. The realtor comes to Clarissa and asks her to become involved in the investigation. Before long Clarissa is with the dead woman’s two sisters, looking for the killer. Clarissa also is asked by the police to look into The Good Grace Church, which the police suspect of being a cult. Clarissa meets with the leader known as Shepherd Jonathan, and finds him dynamic and rather fascinating. The exciting conclusion of this story finds Clarissa reevaluating both her personal and professional future.