Shawn Maguire, an unempoyed American spy, is paid to find a suspected terrorist kidnapped by his former colleagues in the CIA. Travelling with the prisoner's beautiful but mysterious wife, Shawn follows the detainee's trail from Paris to Morocco, then to Egypt and Pakistan. But it isn't long before Shawn discovers that nothing is quite what it seems and he'll need all of his CIA training to survive. If it comes down to a fight, he believes he can handle the prisoner. But will he be able to handle the prisoner's wife? The "Prisoner's Wife" is a tense trip through the murky worlds of state-sponsored terrorism, secret American jails, and extraordinary and lawless rendition that will grip fans of John le Carre.