The disappearance of Whitney spurs Helen to scrutinise Noah's relationship with Alison and her family while Cole searches for answers at Lockhart Ranch. Meanwhile, Detective Jeffries makes significant progress on his case.
Distracted by her burgeoning small business, Helen tasks Noah with representing the family at a literary award ceremony for her father. A chance encounter with Alison and her grandmother leads to an uncomfortable truth.
Catherine arrives home with Ilinka, an emaciated Croatian woman who has been rescued after being trafficked and enslaved for the past four years. Meanwhile, John's panic over Vicky's threat spills out into his home life.