City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra ClareWhen fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. Its hard to call the police when the murderers are invisible to everyone else and when there is nothing―not even a smear of blood―to show that a boy has died. Or was he a boy?
This is Clarys first meeting with the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the earth of demons. Its also her first encounter with Jace, a Shadowhunter who looks a little like an angel and acts a lot like a jerk. Within twenty-four hours Clary is pulled into Jaces world with a vengeance when her mother disappears and Clary herself is attacked by a demon. But why would demons be interested in ordinary mundanes like Clary and her mother? And how did Clary suddenly get the Sight? The Shadowhunters would like to know...
The Mortal Instruments [Series Discussion]
The Mortal Instruments
P erhaps most sane readers would give up on a series as flawed as The Mortal Instruments, but my obsessive compulsive finish-every-series-you-start-disorder forced me to continue. Hence, this is not just a review of City of Heavenly Fire but the whole series and what it has culminated in. Clary and the gang must of course go and stop this themselves in the Mystery Machine whoops, wrong franchise! In City of Heavenly Fire, Clary spent almost the entire book stuck on a sort of loop. And then the loop would repeat itself.
The Mortal Instruments is a series of six young adult fantasy novels written by Cassandra Clare , the last of which was published on May 27, The Mortal Instruments is chronologically the third series of a proposed five in The Shadowhunter Chronicles but it was the first one published. It follows Clary Fray who interacts with a group of Nephilim known as Shadowhunters while also discovering her own heritage. The Shadowhunters protect the world of mundane people, who are also called mundanes or "mundies", from dark forces beyond their world. When she began writing City of Bones , she did not view it as a young adult work, but first and foremost as a fantasy novel, where the main characters just happened to be teenagers. When she was approached by a publisher interested in aging up her characters, she ultimately decided that she "wanted to tell a story about characters at that crucial life stage just between adolescence and adulthood , where your choices determine the kind of person you're going to be rather than reflecting who you already are.
Sign in. Simon makes a heartbreaking choice to protect his family. Magnus asks his father for help. The Shadowhunters prepare for a showdown with Lilith. Jace and Clary rush to make a final stand, but when a traitor is revealed, they may have a bigger fight on their hands than expected.
The Mortal Instruments is a series of young adult novels by American author Cassandra Clare and is the first of the Shadowhunter Chronicles. Seemingly normal at first, Clary soon gets sucked into the world of Nephilim and other creatures when she finds out that she is a Shadowhunter. Initial reports claimed plans for a film trilogy based on the first three books; however, due to the film not meeting the expected success, the sequel's production was constantly delayed, until it was ultimately scrapped.
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