When a soft-spoken manager of a convenience store in Winston Salem, North Carolina, thwarts a potentially lethal robbery, she runs afoul of members of a drug cartel who seek vengeance.

When video of the failed robbery goes viral, the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) is alerted to the possibility that she is a missing former counter-intelligence agent wanted for the murder of a fellow agent.

Beijing Rising

When a businessman dies of a heroin overdose in his Shanghai hotel room, his fiancee, a foreign service security officer, discovers that his death is tied to an international conspiracy involving the CIA, MSS, NIS and a Hong Kong Triad with political ties to the inner circle in Beijing.