Everything looks perfect in Sugar Land, Texas. But it's not. No one knows that better than Forrest "Bear" Wells, a former college football player now serving as a minister in this upscale Texas town. Bear deals daily with emotional and spiritual problems, in both his flock and his own family. But never murder. Not until a man is found facedown on the nearby golf course, his skull crushed. And facets of the investigation keep tangling with his own life. . .