KRISTIN HENDERSON is a contributor to The Washington Post Magazine, including reporting from Iraq and Afghanistan. She's the author of two previous books of non-fiction, most recently the critically praised While They're at War: The True Story of American Families on the Homefront. She lives in Washington, DC, where she's on the staff of the Yellow Ribbon Fund, a nonprofit that assists injured service members and their families.
When his girlfriend is violently kidnapped, a young American diplomat plunges into Afghanistan’s bombed-out labyrinth of conspiracies and betrayals, desperately searching for the woman he loves. Armed only with his wits and the double-edged resources of the American military, Sonny Sonnenfeld's survival depends on knowing who to trust--and learning who not to trust.