Rachel’s elderly mother loses her entire life savings in a bank scam: money intended for the care of Rachel’s brother Robbie, who has Down’s syndrome. Rachel suspects that her husband Paul, whose business is failing, knows more than he admits. Meanwhile, in a city near the Russian border, a financier hands a photo of Rachel to a brilliant young geneticist. Why is Rachel so vital to shadowy people in a far-off country? Should she trust Paul? The forces ranged against Rachel and Robbie are closing in. Can sister and brother defeat the multi-million-dollar conspiracy which threatens so many innocent lives—including theirs?