The Last Hours: Chain of Gold

The Last Hours: Chain of Gold

Children's, New & Recommended, Teenage & Young Adult
Paperback Published on: 04/02/2021
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From internationally bestselling author Cassandra Clare comes the first novel in a brand new Shadowhunters trilogy. Evil is hiding in plain sight and the only thing more dangerous than fighting demons is falling in love. 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 an dark legacy has gifted them with incredible powers – and force a brutal choice that will reveal the true cruel price of being a hero.

  • Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781406390988
  • Number of pages: 592
  • Weight: 405g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 35 mm

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The Last Hours: Chain of Gold
The last hours: Chain of Gold
I bought t his book for my granddaughter for Christmas so cannot write a review as such, only to say that she has started reading it straight away and was ... READ MORE
Christina Parsons
The Last Hours: Chain of Gold
An excellent addition to the shadow hunter world!
Wow! I’m not even sure how to put into words how much I enjoyed this book. I’ve read some previous books by Cassandra Clare before but this is my favourite... READ MORE
Eloise Spencer
The Last Hours: Chain of Gold
Cassandra clare is magic!
read all of Cassandra Clare's books and every single one has blown my mind! From the settings to the characters to the way each book is its own story but a... READ MORE
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