City of Ashes


by Cassandra Clare (Author)

Book Cover for City of Ashes

   Book 2   
Pages: 453

Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what's normal when you're a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced coma, and you can suddenly see Downworlders like werewolves, vampires, and faeries? If Clary left the world of the Shadowhunters behind, it would mean more time with her best friend, Simon, but the underworld just isn't ready to let her go – especially her handsome, infuriating, newfound brother, Jace. And Clary's only chance to help her mother is to track down rogue Shadowhunter Valentine, who just happens to be her father. To complicate matters, someone in New York City is murdering Downworlder children. Is Valentine behind the killings – and if so, why? And how can she stop the slayings?

Recognition: ALA Teens Top Ten Title (2009)

Mortal Instruments Series—Summary and Book Order


Series: Mortal Instruments
Reading level: 14+
Books in series: 7
Read in order? Yes
Next release: Finished
Website: www.shadowhunters.com
Tags: paranormal  fantasy  romance 

 Print series book list

Books in series order


1.   City of Bones  (2007)
2.   City of Ashes  (2008)
3.   City of Glass  (2009)
4.   City of Fallen Angels  (2011)
5.   City of Lost Souls  (2012)
6.   City of Heavenly Fire  (2014)
+   Shadowhunters and Downworlders: A Mortal Instruments Reader  (2013)