A Soviet agent planted in America has made a multi-billion dollar fortune with KGB funds. Now he has been activated. An anonymous tip puts news reporter Irving Fein in pursuit of teh story. As Fein tries to flush out the spy, he is forced to deal with Viveca Farr, a popular news anchor who has been forced on him by his literary agent. Irving and Viveca are mismatched but both are smart and willing to risk anything to enter the shadowy world of lies and betrayals. To find the sleeper spy, they are even willing to risk death.