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Cassandra Clare offers a few hints about her next Shadowhunters series

Cassandra Clare, author of the bestselling 'Mortal Instruments' and 'Infernal Devices' series, will release the first book of her new series, 'The Dark Artifices,' in 2015.

By / March 15, 2012

Cassandra Clare's next series, "The Dark Artifices," will continue the story of the Shadowhunters, young adults who fight creatures like vampires, werewolves, and demons.

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Bestselling young adult author Cassandra Clare will write a new series that will have its first installment published in 2015.

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The new books, titled "The Dark Artifices," will continue the story of the organization called the Shadowhunters, young adults who fight creatures like vampires, werewolves, and demons. The story of the Shadowhunters began with Clare’s "Mortal Instruments" series, which takes place in the present day, and was continued with a prequel series, titled the "Infernal Devices." Both series have upcoming installments.

"The Dark Artifices" will follow a girl named Emma Carstairs, who shares a name with a hero from Clare’s "Infernal Devices" series, James "Jem" Carstairs. (No further details on their relationship have been released.) Emma and her partner in arms Julian both work as Shadowhunters, and the two are forced to try to get to the bottom of a strange plot based in Los Angeles.

“Readers have often asked what will happen in the Shadowhunter world after the events of 'The Mortal Instruments' and this series will give them a chance to find out,” Clare said in a statement.

The paperback version of the second book in Clare's "Infernal Devices" trilogy – "Clockwork Prince," which is her latest book – is currently number 10 on the Children's Paperback Books New York Times bestseller list.

The new series will be published through Simon & Schuster Children’s imprint Margaret K. McElderry Books.

Molly Driscoll is a Monitor contributor.

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