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The Last Hours: Chain of Gold

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title The Last Hours: Chain of Gold
Authors and Contributors      By (author) Cassandra Clare
SeriesThe Last Hours
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Pages:592
Dimensions(mm): Height 198,Width 129
Category/GenreFebruary Teen Books
ISBN/Barcode 9781406390988
ClassificationsDewey:813.6
Audience
Teenage / Young Adult

Publishing Details

Publisher Walker Books Ltd
Imprint Walker Books Ltd
NZ Release Date 3 February 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom

Description

From internationally bestselling author Cassandra Clare comes the first novel in a brand new Shadowhunters trilogy. Evil is hiding in plain sight and the only thing more dangerous than fighting demons is falling in love. Cordelia Carstairs is a Shadowhunter, a warrior trained since childhood to battle demons. When her father is accused of a terrible crime, she and her brother travel to Edwardian London in hopes of preventing the family's ruin. Cordelia's mother wants to marry her off, but Cordelia is determined to be a hero rather than a bride. Soon Cordelia encounters childhood friends James and Lucie Herondale and is drawn into their world of glittering ballrooms, secret assignations, and supernatural salons, where vampires and warlocks mingle with mermaids and magicians. All the while, she must hide her secret love for James, who is sworn to marry someone else. But Cordelia's new life is blown apart when a shocking series of demon attacks devastate London. These monsters are nothing like those Shadowhunters have fought before - these demons walk in daylight, strike down the unwary with incurable poison, and seem impossible to kill. London is immediately quarantined. Trapped in the city, Cordelia and her friends discover that their own connection to an dark legacy has gifted them with incredible powers - and force a brutal choice that will reveal the true cruel price of being a hero.

Author Biography

Cassandra Clare is the author of the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, The Bane Chronicles, The Dark Artifices, The Shadowhunter's Codex and Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy. Her books have more than 36 million copies in print worldwide and have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is a major movie and Shadowhunters is airing on Netflix. Cassandra lives in Massachusetts, USA. Visit her online at CassandraClare.com. Learn more about the world of the Shadowhunters at UKShadowhunters.com.