Jessica Cutler is a small-town journalist sent to cover the grand opening of a controversial new church. As the church digs its roots into the town and its residents, Jessica’s life begins to take a crazy, violent turn.
Nick is haunted by night terrors stemming from a tragic murder he saw when he was young. After inheriting an old toy shop, he discovers a cursed elf doll sealed inside an ancient chest with a naughty list of his family’s names written on it. He soon discovers that the elf was an evil conduit meant to unleash a supernatural killing spree during the Christmas Holidays by whomever set it free.
When a teen from a wealthy family learns that she is adopted, Izzy hires a private investigator to find her birth parents. When a meeting is set up, Izzy hops on a bus to go meet her mom, but when the bus is taken over by hijackers, Izzy soon discovers her captors are using her as a ransom. Through it all, Izzy meets a variety of passengers, some who encourage her through faith in God and others who are conspiring against her.