The River Wife is an adult fairy tale about rivers, time and the mystery of love. A book that delves into the nature of story itself, language, landscape and the limitations of a human life. Wilson James, a once successful author, arrives at a house deep in the remote central highlands of Tasmania intending to write his next novel. There he meets a woman who mystifies him and all he has held to be true about the world begins to unravel. What would we give up for the person we love?