White House correspondent Sofie Morse quit her job and plans to leave politics behind, but when she gets a call from the office of First Lady Lara Caine, her curiosity is piqued. Lara was born in Soviet Russia and worked as a model before moving to America and marrying the brash future president. When Lara asks Sofie to write her official biography, and to fill in the gaps of her history, Sofie begins to spend more time in the White House, slowly developing a bond with Lara. As Lara's story unfolds, Sofie wonders why Lara is rehashing such sensitive information. Suddenly Sofie is in the middle of a game of cat and mouse that could have explosive ramifications.