The Earthend Saga

The EarthEnd Saga is a science fiction novel series co-written by actress Gillian Anderson and writer Jeff Rovin.[1]

The EarthEnd Saga
  • A Vision of Fire (2014)
  • A Dream of Ice (2015)
  • The Sound of Seas (2016)

Authorby Gillian Anderson, Jeff Rovin
CountryUnited States
GenreDrama, thriller, Science fiction, mystery
PublisherSimon & Schuster
PublishedOctober 7, 2014 – September 13, 2016
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)
Compact disk
No. of books3

The first book, A Vision of Fire was first released in October 2014. A Dream of Ice was published a little more than one year later, in December 2015. The third book of the novel series is titled The Sound of Seas was published in September 2016.

The books have been translated into French, Portuguese and Polish.


Caitlin O'Hara, a child psychologist, investigates a series of strangely behaving young people all around the world, which causes Caitlin to think that there's an unexplained force at work. She does her best to uncover the supernatural links between these seemingly unrelated cases in order to not only save her patient; Maanik, but perhaps the whole world from disaster.


  • Caitlin O'Hara, M.D., Ph.D.: A 39-year-old renowned child psychologist, and a single mother to her child, Jacob. She lives in Manhattan and has a younger sister, Abby, who is a Surgeon in Santa Monica, California.
  • Maanik Pawar: A precocious, extroverted 16-year-old and daughter of Ganak Pawar, the Indian Ambassador to the United Nations. After being caught up in an attempted assassination, Maanik experiences visions, makes unique gestures using her body and speaking incoherent words.
  • Benjamin 'Ben' Moss: A translator at the United Nations Headquarters and a close friend of Caitlin's. Ben and Caitlin met while studying at New York University.
  • Jacob O'Hara: Caitlin's 10-year-old deaf child. He uses hearing aids and communicates using a mixture of sign language and speaking.
  • Hansa Pawar: Maanik's mother and Ganak's wife.
  • Andrew 'Andy' Thwaite: An Australian sociologist and Jacob's father. He was divorced with three kids when he met Caitlin in Thailand during the 2004 Tsunami Relief Efforts. He has weekly video chats with Jacob.
  • Gaelle Anglade: A Haitian woman, living in Jacmel, who contributes to a literacy and numeracy programme for women in Port-au-Prince and is studying to become a nurse. She experiences an incident where she presents symptoms similar to Maanik's condition.
  • Joseph Patrick O'Hara: Caitlin's father.
  • Aaron Basher: A doctor from West Orange, New Jersey, who has resided in Port-au-Prince for five years, since the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and helps Caitlin investigate the cause of Gaelle's incident.

List of novels

Title Publication date Length ISBN
A Vision of FireOctober 7, 2014304 pp (first edition)ISBN 978-1476776538
A Dream of IceDecember 8, 2015304 pp (first edition)ISBN 978-1476776552
A Sound of SeasSeptember 13, 2016304 pp (first edition)ISBN 978-1476776590


In May 2016, Anderson announced that the book series was sold to be made into a TV series.[2]


  1. Jeff Jensen (January 14, 2014). "'The X-Files' star Gillian Anderson to pen sci-fi book series for new Simon & Schuster imprint -- EXCLUSIVE". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 25, 2016.
  2. Rebecca Kurson (May 2, 2016). "13 Ways of Looking at Gillian Anderson". Observer. Retrieved May 2, 2016.