In the fifth installment of the 'Love Comes Softly' film series based on the literary works of Janette Oke, Missie LaHaye and her young son Maddie return home to be near her parents, Clark and Marty Davis, two years after the murder of her sheriff husband. Returning to her work as a schoolteacher, Missie adopts a teenage orphan girl, Belinda, who implores Missie to rescue her seven-year-old brother, Jacob, who is suffering abuse at the hands of his adoptive parents. Aiding Missie in her rescue efforts are Pastor Joe and Sheriff Zach Tyler. Both men are also potential suitors, but Missie's grief may prevent her from a new chance at happiness. Stars Erin Cottrell, Dale Midkiff, Victor Browne, Samantha Smith.