Harley Spring is a supervisor with a problem. She has to get her group through a certification inspection or Sil-Trac, the large computer chip manufacturer she works for, will lose millions of dollars in contracts. When the man in charge of figuring out why the numbers don't add up disappears, Harley receives an unusual ransom demand. Before she can respond, Mike's girlfriend finds him?dead.
The race to solve the numbers problem is on, and each time Harley gets close, someone else dies. Meanwhile, Mike's Uncle Andrush has his own agenda. Andrush believes Mike brought a priceless family icon to America when he immigrated, and Andrush has nothing but debts to lose. Harley finds herself in possession of the icon and the target of whomever wants the production counts to stay scrambled. If she doesn't solve the count problem, she'll lose her job. If she does it could mean her life.