Cassandra Clare, best known as the author of the hugely successful Mortal Instruments series, is back with a new fantasy saga returning to the world fans know and love — and at last bringing a beloved romantic pairing center stage.
The new trilogy, called The Eldest Curses and co-written with Wesley Chu, will offer a fresh look at the world of the Shadowhunters, as seen through the eyes of Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood. The pair are boyfriends as the first book, The Red Scrolls of Magic, begins, traversing Europe on vacation. But no sooner have they settled in Paris than an old friend arrives with news about a demon-worshipping cult (founded, accidentally, by Magnus himself) called the Crimson Hand, which is bent on causing chaos around the world. As their quest for answers becomes increasingly dire, Magnus and Alec will have to trust each other more t