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City of Fallen Angels (Mortal Instruments, Book 4) (edition 2011)

by Cassandra Clare

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Title:City of Fallen Angels (Mortal Instruments, Book 4)
Authors:Cassandra Clare
Info:Margaret K. McElderry (2011), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 432 pages
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Wow what a wonderful read. I feared that the story would be not as involving as the first three, it was supposed to be the end of the series. C.C. wrote a perfect extension of the story picking up right where City of Glass left off. She has a great talent, dragging us into her world and holding us there, happily.
Somebody is killing Shadowhunters, ones that were associated with Valentine's circle, and they are dumping the bodies in "others" areas all over NY. Clary and Jace are still working on their relationship. Her mother and Luke are getting married. Simon is dating/juggling two girls at the same time. An an ancient nasty come to town bringing a horrifying chaos besides the dead Shadowhunters. There are new characters and some old ones that step up into the story.
One of my favorites is Isabelle Lightwood. (Fashion model, meets Buffy) She’s beautiful, strong, smart, and deadly while dressed in the best of fashion. She is independent and self respecting. I love her snarky attitude, she just throws it out there.
Simon, poor Simon, is there anything that can go right for him ? He is beaten down at every turn of the page. His new vamp status has him a previous vegetarian hungering for blood. His love life is even a mess. He has two hot girls, that don't know about each other. His Mark of Cain a new adventure for the vamp. Oh, and it just keeps getting harder for him.
A new 'hero" character inters, Jordan Kyle, he has a dark secret that he tries to recover from. He is there to protect Simon and ends up befriending him and Jace.
Awesome book, get the tissues out.
Warning: Huge cliffhanger ending.
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  TheYodamom | Jan 29, 2016 |
Good addition to the series. Clary has to deal with the consequences of her impulsive decisions from City of Glass. Her actions have forever changed both Jace and Simon and there may not be a way back. Another cliff-hanger ending. ( )
  keindi | Jan 23, 2016 |
So much for it being a trilogy....I didn't enjoy this as much as the first three. ( )
  AmieB7 | Jan 21, 2016 |
This book was a little lackluster overall. But I do like wear the series is heading. ( )
  biggs1399 | Jan 19, 2016 |
What!? That ending! Ugh! I must have the next book now please. ( )
  Raeleigh | Jan 14, 2016 |
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There are sicknesses that walk in darkness; and there are exterminating angels, that fly wrapt up in the curtains of immateriality and an uncommunicating nature; whom we cannot see, but feel their force, and sink under their sword. -Jeremy Taylor, "A Funeral Sermon"
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From the jacket: The Mortal War is over, and sixteen-year-old Clary Fray is back home in New York, excited about all the possibilities before her. She's training to become a Shadowhunter and to use her unique power. Her mother is getting married to the love of her life. Downworlders and Shadowhunters are at peace at last. And—most importantly of all—she can finally call Jace her boyfriend.

But nothing comes without a price.

Someone is murdering Shadowhunters, provoking tensions between Downworlders and Shadowhunters that could lead to a second, bloody war. Clary's best friend, Simon, can't help her. His mother just found out that he's a vampire and now he's homeless. Everywhere he turns, someone wants him on their side—along with the power of the curse that's wrecking his life. And they're willing to do anything to get what they want. Not to mention that he's dating two beautiful, dangerous girls—neither of whom knows about the other one.

When Jace begins to pull away from her without explaining why, Clary is forced to delve into the heart of a mystery whose solution reveals her worst nightmare: she herself has set in motion a terrible chain of events that could lead to her losing everything she loves. Even Jace.

Love. Blood. Betrayal. Revenge. The stakes are higher than ever in City of Fallen Angels.

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As mysterious murders threaten the new peace between Shadowhunters and Downworlders, only Simon, the Daylighter vampire, can help bring both groups together.

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