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Clockwork Prince

By Cassandra Clare
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Publisher Description

True love is shrouded in secrets and lies in the enchanting second book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Infernal Devices Trilogy, prequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series.

In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has found safety with the Shadowhunters. But that safety proves fleeting when it becomes clear that the mysterious Magister will stop at nothing to use Tessa’s powers for his own dark ends.

With the help of the handsome, tortured Will and the devoted Jem, Tessa discovers that the Magister’s war on the Shadowhunters is deeply personal and fueled by revenge. To unravel the secrets of the past, the trio journeys from mist-shrouded Yorkshire to a manor house that holds untold horrors. When they encounter a clockwork demon bearing a warning for Will, they realize that the Magister knows their every move—and that one of their own has betrayed them.

Tessa is drawn more and more to Jem, though her longing for Will continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa answers about who she really is? As their search leads to deadly peril, Tessa learns that secrets and lies can corrupt even the purest heart.

2278 Reviews

Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes“This book was just as good as the first and I can’t wait to see what happens in the last book!”
Characters change and growLikable charactersMagical setting
Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“so good!! excited (and also scared) to read clockwork princess!”
Characters change and growLikable charactersMulti-layered charactersBeautifully writtenDescriptive writingFunny writingAddictiveFast-pacedSuspensefulMagical setting
Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“Continuing my reread of this series and it just gets better and better. It’s so loving and heartbreaking at the same time. If I could give it a million stars I would!”
Likable charactersEasy to readAddictiveMagical settingRomantic
Anxious Face with sweat“This series isn't as strong for me as what The Mortal Instruments series was. It is more of a slow burn in plot pacing with not enough revelations coming quickly enough. That being said the characters are beautifully done. But we will chock that up to my own overzealous curiosity and impatience. Clare writes her characters with such love and attention to their individual personalities that you can't help but love them for all their faults and failings and celebrate them during their moments of glory. My heart truly ached at moments in this book and characters that make me feel connected to them, that make me care for their struggles and sorrows will always win out over a slow plot.”
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Multi-layered charactersBeautifully writtenDescriptive writingUnsatisfying plot

About Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare is the author of the #1 New York TimesUSA TODAY, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly bestselling Shadowhunter Chronicles. She is also the coauthor of the bestselling fantasy series Magisterium with Holly Black. The Shadowhunter Chronicles have been adapted as both a major motion picture and a television series. Her books have more than fifty million copies in print worldwide and have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. Cassandra lives in western Massachusetts with her husband and three fearsome cats. Visit her at CassandraClare.com. Learn more about the world of the Shadowhunters at Shadowhunters.com.

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