This title is second in the New York Times bestselling urban fantasy series set in Victorian London. Love and lies can corrupt even the purest heart...In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, while her desire for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will - the wall he has built around himself is crumbling. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers about who she is and what she was born to do? As their dangerous search for the truth leads the three friends into peril, Tessa's heart is ever more torn, especially when one of their own betrays them...The first book in the series, Clockwork Angel , debuted at number one on the New York Times Bestseller list and spent ten weeks in the charts. Casting has begun for Cassandra Clare's first bestselling urban fantasy series, The Mortal Instruments , and filming is expected to begin shortly.
Cassandra Clare lives in an old Victorian house in Massachusetts, USA, with her husband. Born to American parents in Tehran, Iran, she spent much of her childhood travelling the world with her family. She is the author of the international number one bestselling series The Mortal Instruments. She has also worked as an entertainment journalist for The Hollywood Reporter, has published several short stories and is the author of the popular internet parody The Very Secret Diaries.