City of Bones

City of Bones Cover

City of Bones

By Cassandra Clare

Margaret K. McElderry Books, Paperback, 9781442485389, 485pp.

Publication Date: July 9, 2013

Don t miss "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones," now a major motion picture. Discover this first installment of the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and prepare to be hooked ("Entertainment Weekly").
Enter the world of the Shadowhunters in this special edition of the "New York Times "bestselling "City of Bones," complete with gorgeous cover art from the movie.
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. And she's more than a little startled when the body disappears into thin air. Soon Clary is introduced to the world of the Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of warriors dedicated to driving demons out of our world and back to their own. And Clary is introduced with a vengeance, when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a grotesque monster. How could a mere human survive such an attack and kill a demon? The Shadowhunters would like to know