City Of Bones (The Mortal Instruments 1) by Cassandra Clare
  

City Of Bones (The Mortal Instruments 1)

Cassandra Clare

Part of the The Mortal Instruments Series
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A thrilling urban fantasy of vampires, warlocks and shapeshifters that fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will love to get their teeth into.

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 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, for quite a while.

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City Of Bones (The Mortal Instruments 1) by Cassandra Clare

A film based on the Mortal Instruments books is due in cinemas in August 2013. See below for an exclusive trailer.

It's after dark in New York City, and Clary Fray is seeing things. The best-looking guy in the nightclub just stabbed a boy to death, but the victim has vanished into thin air. Her mother has disappeared, and a hideous monster is lurking in her apartment. With her life spiralling into darkness, Clary realizes that she has stumbled into an invisible war between ancient demonic forces and the secretive Shadowhunters, a war in which she has a fateful role to play.

City of Bones is the first in the brilliant Mortal Instruments series...

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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 * The book was easy to get into and thrilling the whole time. -- First News * First News * 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, for quite a while. * Love Reading 4 Kids * Reissues with striking new cover art will bring these books to a new audience. * The Bookseller Children's Buyer's Guide *

About the Author

Cassandra Clare

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.com. Read more about the author here.

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Paperback
528 pages

Author

Cassandra Clare
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd July 2007

ISBN

9781406307627

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