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Cassandra Clare - Author

About the Author

Cassandra Clare is the author of the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Lady Midnight, as well as the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and Infernal Devices trilogy. She is the coauthor of The Bane Chronicles with Sarah Rees Brennan and Maureen Johnson and Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy with Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, and Robin Wasserman, as well as The Shadowhunter’s Codex, which she cowrote with her husband, Joshua Lewis. Her books have more than 50 million copies in print worldwide and have been translated into more than thirty-five languages, a feature film, and a TV show, Shadowhunters, currently airing on Freeform. Cassandra lives in western Massachusetts. Learn more about the world of the Shadowhunters at Shadowhunters.comRead more about the author here.

 

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Other books by Cassandra Clare

Shadowhunters Slipcase (2019)

Shadowhunters Slipcase (2019)

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 07/11/2019

Three Shadowhunter titles in one collection: The Bane Chronicles, Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy and Ghosts of the Shadow Market. Delve into the world of the Shadowhunters and follow the adventures of Magnus Bane, Simon Lewis and Jem Carstairs in these companion titles to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments and Infernal Devices series. These short stories are written by Cassandra Clare, with Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, Robin Wasserman and Kelly Link.

The Infernal Devices 1: Clockwork Angel

The Infernal Devices 1: Clockwork Angel

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

Celebrate the tenth anniversary of the first title in Cassandra Clare's internationally bestselling Infernal Devices trilogy with this sumptuous new edition, which contains brand new content. Love is the most dangerous magic of all... First in the bestselling prequel series to The Mortal Instruments, set in Victorian London. Something terrifying is waiting for Tessa Gray in London's Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and other supernatural folk stalk the gaslit streets. Tessa seeks refuge with the Shadowhunters, a band of warriors dedicated to ridding the world of demons. Tessa finds herself fascinated by - and torn between - two best friends...

The Mortal Instruments Graphic Novel, Vol. 3

The Mortal Instruments Graphic Novel, Vol. 3

Author: Cassandra Clare, Cassandra Clare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2019

The story continues in this third installment of the graphic novel adaptation of Cassandra Clare's bestselling The Mortal Instruments! With art by Cassandra Jean, the characters of The Mortal Instruments come alive and the plot thickens...After betrayal, who can Clary trust?

Ghosts of the Shadow Market

Ghosts of the Shadow Market

Author: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, Robin Wasserman Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/06/2019

A hardback collection of all eight Ghosts of the Shadow Market stories, along with two brand new ones, about characters from Cassandra Clare's internationally bestselling Shadowhunters series. The Shadow Market is a meeting point for faeries, werewolves, warlocks and vampires. There the Downworlders buy and sell magical objects, make dark bargains, and whisper secrets they do not want the Nephilim to know. Through two centuries, however, there has been a frequent visitor to the Shadow Market from the City of Bones, the very heart of the Shadowhunters. As a Silent Brother, Brother Zachariah is sworn keeper of the laws and lore of the Nephilim. But once he was a Shadowhunter called Jem Carstairs, and his love, then and always, is the warlock Tessa Gray. Follow Brother Zachariah and see, against the backdrop of the Shadow Market's dark dealing and festival, Anna Lightwood's doomed romance, Matthew Fairchild's great sin and Tessa Gray plunged into a world war. Valentine Morgenstern buys a soul at the Market and a young Jace Wayland's soul finds safe harbor. In the Market is hidden a lost heir and a beloved ghost, and no-one can save you once you have traded away your heart. Not even Brother Zachariah. The series features characters from Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments, Infernal Devices, Dark Artifices and the upcoming Last Hours series.

Ghosts of the Shadow Market

Ghosts of the Shadow Market

Author: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, Robin Wasserman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2019

A collection of all eight Ghosts of the Shadow Market stories, along with two brand new ones, about characters from Cassandra Clare's internationally bestselling Shadowhunters series. The Shadow Market is a meeting point for faeries, werewolves, warlocks and vampires. There the Downworlders buy and sell magical objects, make dark bargains, and whisper secrets they do not want the Nephilim to know. Through two centuries, however, there has been a frequent visitor to the Shadow Market from the City of Bones, the very heart of the Shadowhunters. As a Silent Brother, Brother Zachariah is sworn keeper of the laws and lore of the Nephilim. But once he was a Shadowhunter called Jem Carstairs, and his love, then and always, is the warlock Tessa Gray. Follow Brother Zachariah and see, against the backdrop of the Shadow Market's dark dealing and festival, Anna Lightwood's doomed romance, Matthew Fairchild's great sin and Tessa Gray plunged into a world war. Valentine Morgenstern buys a soul at the Market and a young Jace Wayland's soul finds safe harbor. In the Market is hidden a lost heir and a beloved ghost, and no-one can save you once you have traded away your heart. Not even Brother Zachariah. The series features characters from Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments, Infernal Devices, Dark Artifices, and the upcoming Last Hours series.

The Red Scrolls of Magic

The Red Scrolls of Magic

Author: Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2019

From #1 New York Times bestseller Cassandra Clare and award-winner Wesley Chu comes the first book in a new series that follows High Warlock Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood as they tour the world after the Mortal War. The Red Scrolls of Magic is a Shadowhunters novel. All Magnus Bane wanted was a vacation-a lavish trip across Europe with Alec Lightwood, the Shadowhunter who against all odds is finally his boyfriend. But as soon as the pair settles in Paris, an old friend arrives with news about a demon-worshipping cult called the Crimson Hand that is bent on causing chaos around the world. A cult that was apparently founded by Magnus himself. Years ago. As a joke. Now Magnus and Alec must race across Europe to track down the Crimson Hand and its elusive new leader before the cult can cause any more damage. As if it wasn't bad enough that their romantic getaway has been sidetracked, demons are now dogging their every step, and it is becoming harder to tell friend from foe. As their quest for answers becomes increasingly dire, Magnus and Alec will have to trust each other more than ever-even if it means revealing the secrets they've both been keeping.

The Red Scrolls of Magic

The Red Scrolls of Magic

Author: Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2019

From #1 New York Times bestseller Cassandra Clare and award-winner Wesley Chu comes the first book in a new series that follows High Warlock Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood as they tour the world after the Mortal War. The Red Scrolls of Magic is a Shadowhunters novel. All Magnus Bane wanted was a vacation-a lavish trip across Europe with Alec Lightwood, the Shadowhunter who against all odds is finally his boyfriend. But as soon as the pair settles in Paris, an old friend arrives with news about a demon-worshipping cult called the Crimson Hand that is bent on causing chaos around the world. A cult that was apparently founded by Magnus himself. Years ago. As a joke. Now Magnus and Alec must race across Europe to track down the Crimson Hand and its elusive new leader before the cult can cause any more damage. As if it wasn't bad enough that their romantic getaway has been sidetracked, demons are now dogging their every step, and it is becoming harder to tell friend from foe. As their quest for answers becomes increasingly dire, Magnus and Alec will have to trust each other more than ever-even if it means revealing the secrets they've both been keeping.

Queen of Air and Darkness

Queen of Air and Darkness

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/12/2018

All first editions of Queen of Air and Darkness will include ten black and white interior illustrations, and a new short story! Dark secrets and forbidden love threaten the very survival of the Shadowhunters in Cassandra Clare's Queen of Air and Darkness, the final novel in the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling The Dark Artifices trilogy. Queen of Air and Darkness is a Shadowhunters novel. What if damnation is the price of true love? Innocent blood has been spilled on the steps of the Council Hall, the sacred stronghold of the Shadowhunters. In the wake of the tragic death of Livia Blackthorn, the Clave teeters on the brink of civil war. One fragment of the Blackthorn family flees to Los Angeles, seeking to discover the source of the disease that is destroying the race of warlocks. Meanwhile, Julian and Emma take desperate measures to put their forbidden love aside and undertake a perilous mission to Faerie to retrieve the Black Volume of the Dead. What they find in the Courts is a secret that may tear the Shadow World asunder and open a dark path into a future they could never have imagined. Caught in a race against time, Emma and Julian must save the world of Shadowhunters before the deadly power of the parabatai curse destroys them and everyone they love.

The Mortal Instruments Graphic Novel, Vol. 2

The Mortal Instruments Graphic Novel, Vol. 2

Author: Cassandra Clare, Cassandra Jean Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2018

The second installment of the graphic novel adaptation of Cassandra Clare's bestselling fantasy series The Mortal Instruments! Having her best friend, Simon, kidnapped and being attacked by the vampires already seemed too much for Clary to handle. But when she realizes her hidden power and that leads her to what she has been searching for, the truth exposed might be something that she absolutely cannot accept... Cassandra Jean's fluid art brings this second volume to life, packed with action and drama, and of course, never-seen-before scenes!

Ghosts of the Shadow Market 7: The Land I Lost

Ghosts of the Shadow Market 7: The Land I Lost

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: eBook Release Date: 09/10/2018

Alec Lightwood, partner of the High Warlock of Brooklyn and father of a warlock child, is sent to Buenos Aires to re-establish the Shadowhunters amidst the ruins left by the Dark War. When he arrives, he is not welcomed by the Shadowhunters there. He believes it is because of his companion Lily, the head of the New York vampire clan, until a Shadowhunter orphan confides a dark secret to him under cover of the Shadow Market.Praise for the The Mortal Instruments/The Dark Artifices series: "e;There is much to enjoy, including a subplot involving the Wild Hunt that is fresh and often wonderfully told. With an intense cliff-hanger ending, demand for the sequel is likely to be just as high."e;Booklist"e;Clare's well-developed protagonists (each a fragile combination of heroic warrior and teenage neurotic), pell-mell action sequences, complicated family dynamics, and fascinating magic system continue to engage."e;Publishers Weekly

Ghosts of the Shadow Market 7: The Land I Lost

Ghosts of the Shadow Market 7: The Land I Lost

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: eBook Release Date: 09/10/2018

Alec Lightwood, partner of the High Warlock of Brooklyn and father of a warlock child, is sent to Buenos Aires to re-establish the Shadowhunters amidst the ruins left by the Dark War. When he arrives, he is not welcomed by the Shadowhunters there. He believes it is because of his companion Lily, the head of the New York vampire clan, until a Shadowhunter orphan confides a dark secret to him under cover of the Shadow Market.Praise for the The Mortal Instruments/The Dark Artifices series: "e;There is much to enjoy, including a subplot involving the Wild Hunt that is fresh and often wonderfully told. With an intense cliff-hanger ending, demand for the sequel is likely to be just as high."e;Booklist"e;Clare's well-developed protagonists (each a fragile combination of heroic warrior and teenage neurotic), pell-mell action sequences, complicated family dynamics, and fascinating magic system continue to engage."e;Publishers Weekly

Ghosts of the Shadow Market 6: The Wicked Ones

Ghosts of the Shadow Market 6: The Wicked Ones

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: eBook Release Date: 11/09/2018

Celine Montclaire goes to the Shadow Market to escape. She would go anywhere in Paris, or the entire world, to escape the suffering she experiences at the hands of her family. She did not expect to meet Valentine Morgenstern there, or to have him promise her freedom and the heart of the man she secretly loves. On one condition, of course. At the Shadow Market, nothing is for free.Praise for the The Mortal Instruments series:Teen Choice Book of the Year FinalistChildren's Choice Book Awards"e;Few things in life more satisfying than a long-awaited happy ending, which is exactly what Clare delivers."e;Entertainment Weekly"e;I don't know what else to say other than the book is a perfect ending to the series... one of those books that you hold in your heart long after finishing."e;The Guardian

Ghosts of the Shadow Market 6: The Wicked Ones

Ghosts of the Shadow Market 6: The Wicked Ones

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: eBook Release Date: 11/09/2018

Celine Montclaire goes to the Shadow Market to escape. She would go anywhere in Paris, or the entire world, to escape the suffering she experiences at the hands of her family. She did not expect to meet Valentine Morgenstern there, or to have him promise her freedom and the heart of the man she secretly loves. On one condition, of course. At the Shadow Market, nothing is for free.Praise for the The Mortal Instruments series:Teen Choice Book of the Year FinalistChildren's Choice Book Awards"e;Few things in life more satisfying than a long-awaited happy ending, which is exactly what Clare delivers."e;Entertainment Weekly"e;I don't know what else to say other than the book is a perfect ending to the series... one of those books that you hold in your heart long after finishing."e;The Guardian

Wicked Ones

Wicked Ones

Author: Cassandra Clare, Robin Wasserman Format: eBook Release Date: 11/09/2018

Celine Montclaire goes to the Shadow Market to escape. She would go anywhere in Paris, or the entire world, to escape the suffering she experiences at the hands of her family. She did not expect to meet Valentine Morgenstern there, or to have him promise her freedom and the heart of the man she secretly loves. On one condition, of course. At the Shadow Market, nothing is for free.

Ghosts of the Shadow Market 5: A Deeper Love

Ghosts of the Shadow Market 5: A Deeper Love

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: eBook Release Date: 14/08/2018

It is only three years since Tessa Gray lost her beloved husband William Herondale, and she is searching for a reason to live, trying to find the path of being a warlock with the guidance of her friend Catarina Loss. World War II rains down destruction on their world, and Tessa and Catarina become nurses who make bargains at the Shadow Market for enchantments to help suffering mundanes. But can Brother Zachariah bear to see the woman he loves risk her life, or might he consider breaking sacred vows to save her from loneliness?Praise for the The Mortal Instruments/The Infernal Devices SeriesTeen Choice Book of the Year FinalistChildren's Choice Book Awards"e;Compelling and believable...it may be Clare's best undertaking to date."e;Entertainment Weekly"e;A must-read."e;Booklist