Virgin River Season 4 Sets Summer Release Date on Netflix — First Look

Mel Monroe may still be in the dark about the father of her baby, but at least we know when Virgin River will return to Netflix for its fourth season.

The next chapter in the small-town drama series arrives Wednesday, July 20 with 12 hourlong episodes, and we have a batch of first-look photos to tide you over until that day comes.

We also have the season’s official logline, which is teeming with spoilers: “Despite not knowing whether her baby belongs to her deceased husband, Mark, or Jack, Mel begins Season 4 with a sense of optimism. For years she yearned to be a mother and her dream is one step closer to reality.”

“While Jack is supportive and excited, the question of paternity continues to gnaw at him,” it continues. “Complicating matters is the arrival of a handsome new doctor, who’s in the market to start a family of his own.”

There’s also some good-ish news on the Hope front. As you may remember, Season 3 ended with Doc’s soulmate on death’s door after a car accident. While we’re happy to report that she survived, “the lingering psychological effects of her brain injury will have profound consequences for both her and Doc.”

Meanwhile, Brie is “intent on proving the innocence of the man she loves” (aka Brady), yet “unexpectedly finds herself in a closer relationship with Mike and one step closer to Calvin’s violent criminal web.”

As for Preacher, even as he “forges a new romantic connection, he can’t help but hold out hope for being reunited with Christopher and Paige.” (Uh, forget Paige. We want to know about her scary ex who broke into Preacher’s house!)

Scroll down for first-look photos from Virgin River Season 4, then drop a comment with your hopes for the Netflix drama.

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