When Todd Belknaps's best friend goes missing, it seems that a mysterious figure, known only as 'Genesis', is responsible. Meanwhile, hedge fund analyst Andrea Newton gets an unexpected call. She has been left a fortune by a cousin she's never met - on the condition that she joins the board of the charitable Bancroft Foundation. Yet the foundation appears less and less benign the more deeply involved she becomes. As events escalate, and Genesis appears to be working to destabalise governments, Todd and Andrea must form an uneasy alliance if they are to uncover the truth - before it's too late...