The Shadowhunters of Los Angeles star in the first novel in Cassandra Clares newest series, The Dark Artifices, a sequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series. Lady Midnight is a Shadowhunters novel.
Its been five years since the events of City of Heavenly Fire that brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion. Emma Carstairs is no longer a child in mourning, but a young woman bent on discovering what killed her parents and avenging her losses.
Together with her parabatai Julian Blackthorn, Emma must learn to trust her head and her heart as she investigates a demonic plot that stretches across Los Angeles, from the Sunset Strip to the enchanted sea that pounds the beaches of Santa Monica.
If only her heart didnt lead her in treacherous directions
Making things even more complicated, Julians brother Markwho was captured by the faeries five years agohas been returned as a bargaining chip. The faeries are desperate to find out who is murdering their kindand they need the Shadowhunters help to do it. But time works differently in faerie, so Mark has barely aged and doesnt recognize his family.
Can he ever truly return to them? Will the faeries really allow it?
Glitz, glamours, and Shadowhunters abound in this heartrending opening to Cassandra Clares Dark Artifices series.