Persona (The Persona Sequence) (Paperback)

By Genevieve Valentine

Gallery / Saga Press, 9781481425131, 336pp.

Publication Date: April 5, 2016

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

“Blending celebrity and international diplomacy in a near-future Paris, Valentine crafts an intimate thriller than unmasks the players in the game.” —Publishers Weekly

When Suyana, Face of the recently formed United Amazonia Rainforest Confederation, is secretly meeting Ethan of the United States, a potential ally for her struggling country, the last thing she expected to be was a victim of an assassination attempt. Daniel, a teen runaway turned paparazzo hoping to make a name for himself, witnesses the first shot targeted for Suyana. Without thinking, he jumps into the action telling himself it’s not selflessness, it’s the scoop. Now Suyana and Daniel are on the run—and if they don’t keep themselves one step ahead, they’ll lose it all.


About the Author

Genevieve Valentine is the author of Persona and of the critically acclaimed novel Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti, which won the Crawford Award for Best novel, as well as a nomination for the Nebula Award and the Romantic Times Best Fantasy of the Year. Her short fiction has been nominated for a World Fantasy Award and the Shirley Jackson Award. She lives in New York City. Visit her at GenevieveValentine.com.


Praise For Persona (The Persona Sequence)

"Beautifully brutal in the best way. By the end of this book I was on my feet cheering. You will be, too."
— N.K. Jemisin, author of the Hugo Award-winning THE FIFTH SEASON

“Suyana Supaki is a heroine you wish were real. She's a living, breathing woman of spirit and mettle—the kind of woman the world hates, for having too much of a mind of her own. Her story in Persona offers the reader a reminder of the enduring power other people have to surprise you, just when it feels like all hope is lost.”
— Sonia Saraiya, television critic at Salon

"Suyana is a great character—chosen as a puppet, but smarter and more determined than many of those who would pull her strings.”
— Library Journal

"Valentine has crafted a really intriguing thriller with Persona, one that reminded me a bit of Max Berry’s brilliant novel Jennifer Government....a lightning fast read, but there’s as satisfying level of substance to the story that makes this an interesting read from beginning to end."
— io9.com

“A tense, wonderfully satisfying tightrope walk of a novel.”
— NPR

“A tense, wonderfully satisfying tightrope walk of a novel.”
— NPR