Lady Midnight Inside Cover Image

If you buy the Costco version of Lady Midnight, you also receive a Cassandra Jean picture on the inside cover, but Cassandra Clare posted the picture to her Tumblr so everyone could see it!

I thought you guys might like to see the jacket interior illustration Cassandra Jean did for the Costco version of Lady Midnight, with each character labeled. I don’t own a copy myself but I’ve seen it and it’s very pretty! These are the TMI and TDA characters, portrayed together — not every one of the TMI character appears in Lady Midnight, but they do appear through the series. And there’s one TDA character that is left out, because, spoilers :) 

You can see all of the main characters in Lady Midnight, and also some TMI characters that will be in the future TDA books!

LoS Snippet and Cassandra Jean Fanart

Now that Lady Midnight is out, it’s time to start getting hyped for the next Dark Artifices book, Lord of Shadows! This is due to be released April 2017 as of right now. Cassandra Jean has already started releasing snippets from the upcoming book, so here’s one featuring a new ship introduced in Lady Midnight, along with a Cassandra Jean picture for that ship!

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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.