Gabrielle Winston, an accomplished business process analyst, struggles to believe that she has discovered the seeds of the financial meltdown 0f 2008 - in October of 2007. The day after the discovery, she finds evidence of commercial espionage within her firm. This new knowledge makes her the main target in a war among ruth, ultra-rich industrialists. Some of them are determined to make her disappear; others of them are determined to protect her. One of them, Jarin Cole San Chappelle, has discovered that he loves her. The war escalates past intrigue and espionage into murder; and in the final confrontation, she has to pull her best bluff to win - and she doesn't have a poker face.