The Rook: A Novel

The Rook

By Daniel O’Malley

Myfanwy Thomas awakes in a London park surrounded by dead bodies that are all wearing latex gloves. With her memory gone, her only hope of survival is to trust the instructions left in her pocket by her former self. The letter reads, “The body you are wearing used to be mine,” and she quickly learns that she is a Rook, a high-level operative in a secret agency. The Chequy Group protects the world from supernatural threats, but there is a mole inside the organization, and this person wants Myfanwy dead. In her quest to uncover which member of the Chequy betrayed her, she discovers that she possesses a rare, potentially deadly supernatural ability of her own.

About the Author

Dan O’Malley graduated from Michigan State University and earned a master’s degree in medieval history from Ohio State University. He then returned to his childhood home, Australia. He now works for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, writing press releases for government investigations of plane crashes and runaway boats.

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