Eric negotiates with a burglar who is holding a family hostage after they catch him breaking into their safe, but the circumstances soon become suspicious when it's learned that the husband has been kidnapped before.
A senator's daughter is kidnapped and Eric's team delve into the politician's darkest secrets to bring her home. Meanwhile, Eric faces challenges with his own daughter, Evie, after his attempt to keep her safe backfires.
When Eric and other guests at an annual retreat are taken hostage by the fanatical leader of a militia group, Maxine leads the team in her first negotiation, while Eric works to preserve lives on the inside.
An engineer working for a company that manufactures collision avoidance software for cars is kidnapped. When Eric tries to rescue him, a third party intercepts their correspondence and purposely sabotages the negotiation process.
Eric and the team try to save the life and sporting dreams of an up-and-coming baseball player in Louisville, Ky., whose survival hinges on negotiating for a bone marrow match that is being ransomed for $5 million.