The Rowan
by Davis Bunn

A rowan tree with mysterious and unique powers is extending its grip over humanity, and investigative writer Valentina Garnier is caught up in a battle between supernatural forces and the federal government.

Prize-winning investigative writer Valentina Garnier loves a good story, so when she learns that CIA director Agnes Pendalon wants her to travel to Kunashir Island in Russia’s easternmost province, she jumps at the chance. Top scientists, political aides, CIA agents and even the vice president’s daughter have made mysterious trips to the island in recent weeks, and all have come back changed . . .

When Val arrives in Kunashir, she is mesmerized by a magical rowan tree and its leaves that turn to golden threads, encircling the visitors. Something incredible and transformational is happening in front of her . . . With the CIA determined to hunt down this unknown force and everyone affected by the rowan, is a new battle for the future of humanity about to commence?


“Impressive . . . Bunn keeps the suspense high, delivering fascinating sci-fi concepts, flawed but determined characters, and some shocking revelations”

Publishers Weekly

“A wild ride”

Kirkus Reviews on Island of Time

“A fast-paced, retro-feeling sci-fi mystery . . . good fun”

Publishers Weekly on Prime Directive

“Bunn’s imaginative thriller combines propulsive plotting with sharp observations”

Publishers Weekly on Burden of Proof

“A stylistically complex work that lends itself to a variety of audiences”

Library Journal Starred Review of The Domino Effect

Davis Bunn

Davis Bunn’s novels have sold in excess of eight million copies in twenty-six languages. He has appeared on numerous national bestseller lists, and his novels have been Main or Featured Selections with every major US bookclub. Recent titles have been named Best Book of the Year by both Library Journal and Suspense Magazine, as well as earning Top Pick and Starred Reviews from Publishers Weekly, RT Reviews, Kirkus Reviews and Booklist. Currently Davis serves as Writer-In-Residence at Regent’s Park College, Oxford University. He speaks around the world on aspects of creative writing. Davis also publishes under the pseudonym of Thomas Locke.

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The Rowan by Davis Bunn is available in the following formats

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