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  • 688 Pages
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The long-awaited sequel to the Hugo award-winning novels Cyteen and Downbelow Station.

The direct sequel to Cyteen, Regenesis continues the story of Ariane Emory, Personal Replicate, the genetic clone of one of the greatest scientists humanity has ever produced, and of her search for the murderer of her progenitor-the original Ariane Emory. Murder, politics, deception, and genetic and psychological manipulation combine against a backdrop of interstellar human factions at odds to confront questions that have remained unanswered for two decades…

Who killed the original Ariane Emory?

And can her Personal Replicate avoid the same fate?


Written by: C. J. Cherryh


“The long-awaited, intricate sequel to Cherryh’s Hugo-winning Cyteen brings events full circle. Complex and rich, with beautifully rounded characters, this novel can stand alone, but will delight fans of Cyteen with extra layers of meaning that resonate between old and new.” —Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

“In the vast Alliance-Union universe, Ariane Emory, protagonist of Cyteen, seeks the murderer of the scientist of whom she is a clone, and anything less like the usual quest tale is hard to imagine, despite high rates of suspense and conflict between good, evil, and everything that lies between them. In Alliance-Union, there is lots of room between moral absolutes, and in this big book, lots of space for absorbing characters; for adventure, intrigue, and violence; and for plausible extrapolations of current technologies and institutions.” —Booklist

“Set against the richly developed future involving political, social, and sometimes military battles between the Union and Alliance interstellar organizations, this latest novel by the author of the Alliance-Union Universe novels serves as a sequel to both Cyteen and Downbelow Station. Cherryh’s storytelling talent remains unmatched for its clearness of execution and its exceptional readability. Highly recommended.—Library Journal

“Long-delayed sequels can often run aground because the author has forgotten important details or has changed so much that she’s a different person from the one who crafted the original. This is not the case here. Cherryh’s latest remains true to her original dystopian vision.” —Romantic Times

“It has been twenty long years since Cyteen was first released and happily, the continuation Regenesis was worth the wait. A fine piece of work that displays Cherryh’s mastery of the storyteller’s art.
—Monsters & Critics