Lady Midnight
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Lady Midnight


In a kingdom by the sea…

In a secret world where half-angel warriors are sworn to fight demons, parabatai is a sacred word.

A parabatai is your partner in battle. A parabatai is your best friend. Parabatai can be everything to each other—but they can never fall in love.

Emma Carstairs is a warrior, a Shadowhunter, and the best in her generation. She lives for battle. Shoulder to shoulder with her parabatai, Julian Blackthorn, she patrols the streets of Los Angeles, where vampires party on the Sunset Strip, and faeries—the most powerful of supernatural creatures—teeter on the edge of open war with Shadowhunters. When the bodies of humans and faeries turn up murdered in the same way Emma’s parents were when she was a child, an uneasy alliance is formed. This is Emma’s chance for revenge—and Julian’s chance to get back his brother Mark, who is being held prisoner by the faerie Courts. All Emma, Mark, and Julian have to do is solve the murders within two weeks…and before the murderer targets them.

Their search takes Emma from sea caves full of sorcery to a dark lottery where death is dispensed. And each clue she unravels uncovers more secrets. What has Julian been hiding from her all these years? Why does Shadowhunter Law forbid parabatai to fall in love? Who really killed her parents—and can she bear to know the truth?

The darkly magical world of Shadowhunters has captured the imaginations of millions of readers across the globe. Join the adventure in Lady Midnight, the long-awaited first volume of a new trilogy from Cassandra Clare.

Title:Lady Midnight
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:698 pages

    Lady Midnight Reviews

  • Lily Poo
    Mar 15, 2012

    THIS FIRST PART WAS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN IN 2012.Jesus the book isn't even out yet and you guys are trashing it already. Seriously, wait at least until it comes out, read it and THEN give your opinion. ...

  • Zo
    Feb 01, 2016

    Update After 2017 Reread:I still absolutely love this first book! It is a solid start to what is most likely going to be an amazing series. However, I disagree with former me's review (down below). I ...

  • Shobana
    Mar 15, 2012

    Good God, I don't understand why people are complaining so much about the fact that Cassandra Clare is writing a new series. That's what authors do: write. And so what if she bases a new series in the...

  • Regan
    Mar 10, 2016

    By far the most rich story Cassie has put out to date. ...

  • Jesse (JesseTheReader)
    Mar 27, 2016


  • Sasha Alsberg
    Aug 17, 2012

    LADY MIDNIGHT tore me apart then pieced me back together....then tore me apart again.LOVED this book!A very detailed review will be up on my channel later this week! :)...

  • Emma Giordano
    Jan 03, 2015

    OH MY GOODNESS. I don't think I'll ever be able to say it's better than The Mortal Instruments . . . but WOWWWW WAS THIS BOOK ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!This book was absolutely phenomenal. I think it is some...

  • Clau R.
    Sep 21, 2014

    It took me three weeks to finish this book. THREE! But that doesn't mean I didn't like it (on the contrary), it was just because this was a really eventful month and it messed up my reading schedule b...

  • Katerina
    Dec 04, 2014

    “Entreat me not to leave thee,Or return from following after thee-For whither thou goest, I will go” The parabatai oath always makes me weep.By the Angel, my hands are shaking as I'm trying to ...

  • Shreya
    May 09, 2012

    **UPDATE** 6/23/13: WAIT.I'M PROBABLY REALLY LATE ON THIS BUT, DAT IS NOT THE COVER FOR THE BOOK....IS IT?!...IT BETTER NOT BE. IS IT?!?!?!?! Cause it doesn't look very put together O_O IT'S NOT. HAHA...

About Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare

Hello Goodreadsers. Here's my official bio:"Cassandra Clare was born overseas and spent her early years traveling around the world with her family and several trunks of fantasy books. Cassandra worked for several years as an entertainment journalist for the Hollywood Reporter before turning her attention to fiction. She is the author of City of Bones, the first book in the Mortal Instruments trilo