The Mask Falling by Samantha Shannon

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The Mask Falling
Cover of The Mask Falling by Samantha Shannon
Author(s) Samantha Shannon
Published January 26, 2021
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre(s) Fantasy
Age group Adult

The Mask Falling by Samantha Shannon is an adult fantasy novel, originally published on January 26, 2021. It is the fourth in The Bone Season series.

Trigger Warnings

  • Anxiety
  • Arson
  • Claustrophobia
  • Emotional manipulation
  • Human trafficking
  • Imprisonment
  • Infidelity
  • PTSD
  • Sexually explicit scenes (mild)
  • Torture
  • Violence
  • Waterboarding (flashbacks - graphic)


An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

Representation info listed on the author's tumblr. [1]

  • Demisexual main character
  • Queer/Pansexual love interest
  • Asexual side character
  • Bisexual side characters
  • Gay side characters
  • Lesbian side character
  • Non-binary side character
  • Pansexual side characters
  • Transgender, WLW side character