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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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Featured books by Cassandra Clare

Other books by Cassandra Clare

The Last Hours: Chain of Gold

The Last Hours: Chain of Gold

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/03/2020

First print edition contains special content, including bonus art and a new short story! From #1 New York Times bestselling author Cassandra Clare comes the first novel in a brand new trilogy where evil hides in plain sight and love cuts deeper than any blade. Chain of Gold is a Shadowhunters novel. Cordelia Carstairs is a Shadowhunter, a warrior trained since childhood to battle demons. When her father is accused of a terrible crime, she and her brother travel to Edwardian London in the hope of preventing the family's ruin. Cordelia's mother wants to marry her off, but Cordelia is determined to be a hero rather than a bride. Soon Cordelia encounters childhood friends James and Lucie Herondale and is drawn into their world of glittering ballrooms, secret assignations and supernatural salons, where vampires and warlocks mingle with mermaids and magicians. All the while, she must hide her secret love for James, who is sworn to marry someone else. But Cordelia's new life is blown apart when a shocking series of demon attacks devastate London. These monsters are nothing like those the Shadowhunters have fought before - these demons walk in daylight, strike down the unwary with incurable poison and seem impossible to kill. London is immediately quarantined. Trapped in the city, Cordelia and her friends discover that their own connection to a dark legacy has gifted them with incredible powers - and force a brutal choice that will reveal the true cruel price of being a hero.

Infernal Devices box set

Infernal Devices box set

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/01/2020

The Dark Artifices Box Set

The Dark Artifices Box Set

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Emma Carstairs is a Shadowhunter - the best in her generation. Together with her best friend and parabatai Julian Blackthorn, she patrols the streets of Los Angeles, where faeries - the most powerful of supernatural creatures - teeter on the edge of open war with Shadowhunters. But when bodies of murdered humans and faeries continue to turn up, Emma and Julian must strike an uneasy alliance with their supposed enemies in order to find the killer. Meanwhile, an extremist faction of Shadowhunters called the Cohort will do anything to seize power and turn Shadowhunters against Downworlders once and for all. Emma, Julian, and their friends must embark on a series of quests into the realms of Faerie and beyond in order to save the Shadow World as they know it - even as a deadly and ancient curse threatens to destroy them and everyone they love. . . This beautifully packaged boxed set includes: Lady Midnight Lord of Shadows Queen of Air and Darkness

Clockwork Angel

Clockwork Angel

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 07/11/2019

Love is the most dangerous magic of all... 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... First in the bestselling prequel series to The Mortal Instruments, set in Victorian London.

The Mortal Instruments Graphic Novel, Vol. 3

The Mortal Instruments Graphic Novel, Vol. 3

Author: Cassandra Clare, Cassandra Clare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2019

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?

The Shadowhunters Slipcase

The Shadowhunters Slipcase

Author: Cassandra Clare Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 28/10/2019

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 Mortal Instruments Boxed Set

The Mortal Instruments Boxed Set

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

The Mortal Instruments collection - all six internationally bestselling Shadowhunters books in one beautiful set. Discover the world of the Shadowhunters as they wage a terrifying war to keep the world safe from demons in the sensational and internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare. Boxed set includes City of Bones, City of Ashes, City of Glass, City of Fallen Angels, City of Lost Souls and City of Heavenly Fire.

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: 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: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/03/2019

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.