Shadowhunter Books Coming in the next year
2020 is an exciting year for Shadowhunter readers! We have two books coming out, so here’s a rundown of what they are and how they fit into the Shadowhunter Chronicles.
March 3, 2020: Chain of Gold, the first book of the Last Hours series (TLH)
The Last Hours is a brand-new trilogy set in 1903 in Edwardian London. It follows the children of characters from The Infernal Devices, though you can certainly read it without knowing those books.
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 a dark legacy has gifted them with incredible powers—and will soon learn the true cruel price of being a hero.
September 1st: The Lost Book of the White, second book in the Eldest Curses series (TEC)
Set in 2010 (after the Mortal Instruments series, before the Dark Artifices trilogy) The Lost Book of the White follows Magnus and Alec as they undertake a new adventure, their first since they became parents to Max. When one of Magnus’s most powerful spell books is stolen, Magnus and Alec round up their friends and family for a mission to recover it. But this isn’t a simple theft—confronting friends and enemies new and old, they discover that the stakes are much higher than a missing book…
2021 promises to be pretty amazing too, with Chain of Iron (the sequel to Chain of Gold), coming in March, and my first adult high fantasy book, Sword Catcher, arriving in the fall! I can’t wait to share these books with you!