TDA Flower Cards

More flower cards from The Dark Artifices! The first book, Lady Midnight, will be released March 8, 2016. To view the released cover for Lady Midnight, click here. Today we have Emma Carstairs, Julian Blackthorn, and Mark Blackthorn.

Emma Carstairs Flower Card

Emma Carstairs is a 17 year old Los Angeles resident, whose parents were killed in the Dark War by Sebastian Morgenstern…or were they? Emma is parabatai with Julian Blackthorn, and may also be forbiddenly in love with him. Emma loves to fight and kill and hates blonde jokes, as she is a blonde. She carries with her her stele, given to her by Jace Wayland, and Cortana, the blade that has been passed down the Carstairs line for generations.

Julian Blackthorn Flower Card

Julian Blackthorn is 17 years old and lives in Los Angeles with his four younger siblings, uncle, and parabatai Emma Carstairs. Julian’s mother died about 11 years before The Dark Artifices takes place, and Julian was forced to kill his father during the Dark War, as he had become a part of Sebastian Morgenstern’s army. Jules began painting around his mother’s death, and often foes it to get away from the world and the responsibility he feels of taking care of his siblings.

Mark Blackthorn Flower Card

Mark Blackthorn is a sixteen year old, part-fairie, and shares the faerie mother with his sister, Helen Blackthorn. He is also half-sibling to Julian, Livia, Tiberius, Drusilla, and Octavian Blackthorn. Mark was taken by the Wild Hunt, a faerie faction that does not associate with the Seelie or Unseelie Court, during the Dark War. He was made to believe his whole family was dead, so he became one of the Hunt, and one of his eyes turned gold. It was decided after the Dark War not to save Mark from the faeries since he was half-faerie, and faeries were deemed untrustworthy.

 

 

 

Malec’s Warlock Baby

Today The Shadowhunter Academy‘s 9th novella, Born to Endless Night has been released! Synopsis: Simon, like the rest of the Academy, is stunned when a navy-skinned warlock baby is found on the Academy steps. They hand the child over to guest lecturer Magnus Bane, who has to bring a child home… temporarily, of course… to his man! What will be Alec’s reaction? Will Malec keep the baby and raise it? Get the book on kindle now! Here’s a drawing by Cassandra Jean of the baby:

Cassandra Jean Warlock Baby

TSA Flower Cards

*****TMI SPOILERS*****

There are only two more Shadowhunter Academy books to be released: Born to Endless Night on October 20, and Angels Twice Descending on November 17. I am posting three of the main characters in those books: Simon Lewis, George Lovelace, and Catarina Loss.

Simon is the best friend of Clary Fray. He started out as a regular Jewish mundane, became a vampire by biting one, became a “Daylighter” (vampire that could go in the sun) by consuming angel blood, then a mundane again, then decided to Ascend to become a Shadowhunter. Simon loved Clary romantically for most of their mundane lives, but after she didn’t return his feelings, he moved on and ended up becoming romantically involved with Isabelle Lightwood.

George Lovelace Flower Card

George was a mundane adopted by the Lovelace family. This Lovelace family (separate albeit still related to Jessamine) also abandoned Shadowhunter life in the 1700s. George was invited to attend the Shadowhunter Academy (they did not know he was a mundane), and angered that his family hid the Shadow World from him, he accepted. He is now the roomate and good friend of Simon Lewis. George is very fit and athletic, excelling in most of the activities they do at the Academy, and is also funny and sarcastic, much like Simon.

Catarina Loss Flower Card

Catarina is a warlock very skilled in healing. Her warlock mark is her blue skin, so she uses a galmour when working at the Beth Israel Hospital in New York helping mundanes. Sometime in the 1800s, Catarina was very close to the Herondale family. Tobias Herondale went mad in the woods because of a warlock spell and it appeared Tobias had fled during battle, the worst crime for Shadowhunters. His pregnant wife, Eva, was sentenced to execution, so Catarina delivered her baby and raised him in the mortal world, unbeknownst that he was a Shadowhunter. She is good friends with warlock Magnus Bane and Shadowhunter Jocelyn Fairchild, and helped the Shadowhunters immensly during the Dark War. She now also helps teach at the Shadowhunter Academy.

 

 

 

TDA Snippet

With the release of the cover, Cassandra Clare gave us a snippet from Lady Midnight! If you have yet to see the cover, click here. If you´d like to pre-order the book, click here.

Ty lifted his face. He’d always had delicate features, more elfin than Helen or Mark’s. His father had said he was a throwback to earlier generations of Blackthorns, and he looked not unlike some of the family portraits in the dining room they rarely used, slender Victorian men in tailored clothes with porcelain faces and black, curling hair and names like Jesse and Rupert. “Then what is it?”

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Lady Midnight Cover

The cover of upcoming book, Lady Midnight, has been released! This is the first of The Dark Artifices series, taking place after The Mortal Instruments. This stars Emma Carstairs and Julian Blackthorn. To learn more about Lady Midnight and to pre-order it, click here.

TMI Flower Cards

Today we have three characters from The Mortal Instruments trilogy: Max Lightwood, Maryse Lightwood, and Robert Lightwood!

Max Lightwood is the younger sibling of Alec and Isabelle Lightwood. Max is nine years old during his appearance in City of Glass, and is very close to his siblings and Jace Wayland.

Max Lightwood is the younger sibling of Alec and Isabelle Lightwood. Max is nine years old during his appearance in City of Glass, and is very close to his siblings and Jace Wayland.

Maryse Lightwood, née Trueblood, is the mother of Alec, Isabelle, and Max Lightwood who runs the New York Institute with her husband, Robert Lightwood. She was born in 1968 and was a part of Valentine's Circle. She is the adoptive mother of Jonathan Wayland, and the one who nicknamed him "Jace".

Maryse Lightwood, née Trueblood, is the mother of Alec, Isabelle, and Max Lightwood who runs the New York Institute with her husband, Robert Lightwood. She was born in 1968 and was a part of Valentine’s Circle. She is the adoptive mother of Jonathan Wayland, and the one who nicknamed him “Jace”.

Robert Lightwood is the father of Alec, Isabelle, and Max Lightwood who runs the New York Institute with his wife, Maryse Lightwood. Robert was born in 1965 and is the current Inquisitor of the Clave. Robert was part of Valentine's Circle, causing him and Maryse to have some problems within their relationship.

Robert Lightwood is the father of Alec, Isabelle, and Max Lightwood who runs the New York Institute with his wife, Maryse Lightwood. Robert was born in 1965 and is the current Inquisitor of the Clave. Robert was part of Valentine’s Circle, causing him and Maryse to have some problems within their relationship.

TLH Snippet

Another snippet from The Last Hours trilogy, set to come out in 2018 has been realeased! Remember these characters are the children/other relatives of the characters in The Infernal Devices.

James cried out. Lightning seemed to fork behind his vision, and suddenly he was back in Regent’s Park, kneeling on the grass. There was a firm grip on his shoulders. “Jamie, Jamie, Jamie,” said an urgent voice, and James — his breath tearing in and out of his chest — tried to focus on what was in front of him.

Matthew.

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