Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Waiting on Wednesday #113: Lady Midnight

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine, which spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

My pick for this week's WoW is...

Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

Title: Lady Midnight (The Dark Artifices #1)
Author: Cassandra Clare

Release date: March 8th 2016
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Los Angeles. It’s been five years since the events of the Mortal Instruments when Nephilim stood poised on the brink of oblivion and Shadowhunter Emma Carstairs lost her parents. After the blood and violence she witnessed as a child, Emma has dedicated her life to to discovering exactly what it was that killed her parents and getting her revenge.

Raised in the Los Angeles Institute with the Blackthorn family, Emma is paired as a parabatai with her best friend, Julian Blackthorn. A series of murders in the city catch her attention — they seem to have the same characteristics as the deaths of her parents. Could the murderer be the same person? And her attention isn’t the only one caught: someone has been murdering Downworlders as well. The Fair Folk make a deal with the Institute: if the Blackthorns and Emma will investigate the killings, they’ll return Mark Blackthorn to his home. The catch: they have only two weeks to find the killers. Otherwise it’s open war between faeries and Nephilim.

The Shadowhunters of the Institute must race against time to catch the killers, even as they begin to suspect the involvement of those closest to them. At the same time, Emma is falling in love with the one person in the world she’s absolutely forbidden by Shadowhunter Law to love. Set against the glittering backdrop of present-day Los Angeles, Emma must learn to trust her head and her heart as she investigates a demonic plot that stretches from the warlock-run nightclubs of the Sunset Strip to the enchanted sea that pounds the beaches of Santa Monica.

YES YES YES I absolutely cannot wait for this one! The Mortal Instruments series (all the related series) are some of my favourite YA books and I'm so eager for this new installment in the TMI world.


  1. Yessss. I need this book THE MOST :D I'm dying of jealousy seeing how many got that ARC box. Sniffs. My heart is breaking :p But anyway. This book will be the best :D I hope you will end up loving it Richa. <3

  2. I'm also looking forward to this. Was wondering if you were just as excited for this as I am seeing it is coming up very soon.
    Cassandra @ Book & Movie Dimension a Blog


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