Rowan of the Bukshah is a fantasy novel written by Emily Rodda. It is the fifth and last book in the Rowan of Rin series.
"Four must make their sacrifice.
In the realm twixt fire and ice . . .
The quest unites both life and death."
The wise woman Sheba's ominous words haunt Rowan. The bitter winter has lasted far too long and won't loosen its deadly hold on the land. As food stores dwindle, the people of Rin flee to the warmer coast.