Next book has finally been finished. Coming in at around 900 pages it was definitely a behemoth. I understand that you only want to make 3 books (and then it turns into 6, I see you Mortal Instruments series), but do you really have to drag it on for 900 pages?
Now this review won’t make sense if you haven’t read any of the Dark Artifices novels, especially since this is the conclusion, but feel free to read along. I am going to do my best to give an overview and not get dragged down in all the little details.
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WHAT IF DAMNATION IS THE PRICE OF TRUE LOVE?
Innocent blood has been spilled on the steps of the Council Hall, the sacred stronghold of the Shadowhunters. In the wake of the tragic death of Livia Blackthorn, the Clave teeters on the brink of civil war. One fragment of the Blackthorn family flees to Los Angeles, seeking to discover the source of the disease that is destroying the race of warlocks. Meanwhile, Julian and Emma take desperate measures to put their forbidden love aside and undertake a perilous mission to Faerie to retrieve the Black Volume of the Dead. What they find in the Courts is a secret that may tear the Shadow World asunder and open a dark path into a future they could never have imagined. Caught in a race against time, Emma and Julian must save the world of Shadowhunters before the deadly power of the parabatai curse destroys them and everyone they love.