When betrayal is the only truth, who do you turn to?

In a Middle Eastern desert, Major Aria and her mercenary accomplice are on a secret mission to meet up with a New Zealander who’s defected to ISIS with his Arab wife. 

Meanwhile, at the Auckland Writers Festival, kindergarten teacher Miranda gets an offer she can’t refuse from a charming American visitor. 

Soon these six lives are inextricably entwined in a web of intrigue, danger and espionage.

A taut, torn-from-the-headlines thriller, Rendered unravels the complex moralities of modern war.