City of bones / Cassandra Clare.
By: Clare, Cassandra.Material type: BookSeries: Clare, Cassandra. The mortal instruments: bk. 1London : Walker Books, ©2007Description: 442 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781406307627.Subject(s): Demonology -- Juvenile fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction | Hunters -- Juvenile fiction | Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction | Monsters -- Juvenile fiction | Good and evil -- Juvenile fiction | Supernatural -- Juvenile fiction | New York (N.Y.) -- FictionAdditional physical formats: Online version:: City of bones.
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First published in Great Britain 2007 by Walker Books, Ltd.
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Pt. 1. Dark descent. -- Pandemonium -- Secrets and lies -- Shadowhunter -- Ravener -- Clave and covenant -- Forsaken -- The five-dimensional door -- Weapon of choice -- The circle and the brotherhood -- pt. 2. Easy is the descent. -- City of bones -- Magnus Bane -- Dead man's party -- The memory of whiteness -- The Hotel Dumort -- High and dry -- Falling angels -- The midnight flower -- The mortal cup -- Abbadon -- In rats' alley -- pt. 3. The descent beckons. -- The werewolf's tale -- Renwick's ruin -- Valentine -- Epilogue: The ascent beckons
When 15-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 ..
Ages 14 up