City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments #1) - Cassandra Clare 8.18   718

When 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. It's 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 Clary's first meeting with the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the earth of demons. It's 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 Jace's 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...

Exotic and gritty, exhilarating and utterly gripping, Cassandra Clare's ferociously entertaining fantasy takes readers on a wild ride that they will never want to end.


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Release date 2007
Details updated August 25, 2022

The Mortal Instruments :: Series

Series contains 6 primary works and has 6 total works.

Main series Shadowhunters

City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments #1) 8.18   718
City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments #2) 8.20   541
City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments #3) 8.58   489
City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments #4) 8.12   378
City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments #5) 8.28   293
City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments #6) 8.68   198

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I am in love with the series I read all six books in about a week and I love the story man I have all posters and books and movie I love you JACE and great awesome job Cassandra Clare I am very inspired

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