Hi, my name is Kim and I am addicted to books. See? I can admit it!!
Each time I read a book in this series, it is my new favorite. And here I am, with a new favorite!
The Mortal War is over and life should be exciting and full of possibilities. But life is never that easy, is it? Despite the fact that Shadowhunters and Downworlders came together to battle Valentine, there are centuries of age-old hate and distrust to overcome in the aftermat. The Clave is changing, adapting and evolving. And there are those that will play on the distrust to advance their own causes.
I wondered how this book was going to continue the stoy line of the first three novels in an exciting way. The Mortal War was at the center of those books and it ended at the conclusion of the third book. So what would come next that would keep the story progressing? I shouldn't have worried! The mystery and intrigue didn't end with the War. The twists and turns have amped up in this book and so has the frustration level. Just when you think things are going to finally fall into place for Jace and Clary...!
I love the man-fecta of Jace, Jordan, and Simon. The dynamics going on there are fantastic and there is more of that fantastically snarky banter between them. I like the bromance weirdly brewing between Jace and Simon, too, a bromance that Jace would like to continue to deny. The characters are so wonderful in these books, even those you love to hate!