The Mortal Instruments 1: City of Bones
Written by Cassandra Clare
Part of the The Mortal Instruments Series
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First in Cassandra Clare's internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series about the Shadowhunters.
A thrilling urban fantasy of vampires, warlocks and shapeshifters that fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will love to get their teeth into.Clary is your typical girl next door character that everyone wants to like and with whom young teenage girls in particular will instantly relate. Until her mother's disappearance life is very ordinary and normal but then everything changes. The author's descriptions of an alternate, parallel world are so cleverly drawn that you feel right there within the story. We haven't read for a while such a brilliant mixture of razor-sharp wit and humour and spine tingling fear but above all a terrific page-turning read that will have you saying just one more page, then one more chapter and suddenly you've finished it.
The Mortal Instruments 1: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
****Calling all fans of the Mortal Instruments series! Netflix is showing the TV adaptation of the books in a series called Shadowhunters.
Gill Evans, fiction publisher of Walker Books, said: “Cassie’s many fans in the UK and other international territories have been waiting eagerly to hear news of the Shadowhunters TV series. We’re delighted that Netflix will be showing it so soon after the US release, so that existing fans and a whole new audience can share in the excitement of this amazing series brought to live on TV.”
"Shadowhunters" stars Katherine McNamara as Clary Fray, who discovers on her 18th birthday she is descended from a long line of Shadowhunters – humans with angelic blood. When her mother is kidnapped, she turns demon hunter under the guidance of Jace Wayland (Dominic Sherwood).
Love. Blood. Betrayal. Demons. First in the New York Times No. 1 bestselling Shadowhunter series that has swept the globe. City of Bones is now a major movie. Irresistibly drawn towards a group of demon hunters, Clary encounters the dark side of New York City - and the dangers of forbidden love. Gorgeous cover illustration by Mila Furstova, the artist who created the album art for Coldplay's Ghost Stories.
For information on all the books visit the Mortal Instruments series page.
The complete Mortal Instruments series:
Fans of... Buffy the Vampire Slayer will instantly fall for this series Publishers Weekly
The perfect young adult novel. The tale of a shadowy underworld of elegant half-angel demons hunters in New York is thrilling. It's romantic. The pages fly by. The characters leap off the page and into your heart. I aspire to write like this. And I want to fight like a Shadow Hunter -- CJ Daugherty The Big Issue
Mesmerising, lyrical tale of bright and dark sides of love and desire -- Fiona Noble Bookseller Children's Guide
A thrilling urban fantasy of vampires, warlocks and shapeshifters that fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will love to get their teeth into [...] We haven't read such a brilliant mixture of razor-sharp wit and humour and spine tingling fear but above all a terrific page-turning read that will have you saying just one more page, then one more chapter and suddenly you've finished it. Love Reading 4 Kids
The book was easy to get into and thrilling the whole time. First News
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