Dr. Brian Wheeler, a young and ambitious molecular geneticist, believes he has landed his dream job at the giant company, Reichert Pharmaceuticals. But as part of a special team, when he performs a procedure that results in the patient’s death, he informs management that he wants out of the ultra-secret project. Because he already knows too much, the company will stop at nothing to keep him silent. Now he’s running for his life. Maggie Hayden is trying to cope with the death of her husband. Her life is in emotional and financial turmoil. All she has left is her son. On the brink of losing everything, she is offered a position teaching at a school for gifted children owned by Reichert Pharmaceuticals. She believes the job is a godsend. But she soon realizes something is wrong. She has witnessed students experiencing horrific mental disturbances. When she begins to see troubling signs in her son, she sets out to investigate. What she finds is terrifying—Project Brain Trust. Wheeler knows their secret. They want him dead. Maggie has her son. They want his brain.