WHAT ARE SHADOWHUNTERS ?
Shadowhunters are the hybrids of Humans and angels. They protect the human world from the demon world. Shadowhunters are also known as Nephilim. This series is a Urban fantasy written by Cassandra Clare.
HOW MANY BOOKS ARE THERE IN THE SHADOWHUNTER CHRONICLES?
There are total 19 books in the Shadowhunter Chronicles (as of 2020). Cassandra Clare plans to publish more 6 books in the future. There are total 6 series in the whole shadowhunter chronicles which comprises of:
THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS (6 books):
The mortal instruments is the beginning of the whole shadowhunter chronicles. There are many orders to read the whole shadowhunter chronicles, but the mortal instruments is all where it starts. TMI is set in New York City. You will get to know what are shadowhunters and downworlders. Here is the list of TMI books:
CITY OF BONES
CITY OF ASHES
CITY OF GLASS
CITY OF FALLEN ANGELS
CITY OF LOST SOULS
CITY OF HEAVENLY FIRE
THE INFERNAL DEVICES (3 books):
The infernal devices is a prequel to the mortal instruments. It occurs in the year 1878. The story is revolving around the ancestors of the characters in the mortal instruments. TID is set in London, England. Here is a list of TID books:
THE DARK ARTIFICES (3 books):
The dark artifices is set in Los Angeles. This series is after the mortal instruments series. The story is revolving around the scared bond of parabatai (pair of Nephilim warriors who fight together as lifelong partners, bound together by oath, regardless of their gender.) Here is a list of TDA books:
LORD OF SHADOWS
QUEEN OF AIR AND DARKNESS
THE LAST HOURS (3 books):
The last hours is set in London and Paris in the year of 1903. This series is after the infernal devices, but happens before the mortal instruments. Cassie has only published the first book (as of 2020) in the series of last hours. She has confirmed two more books in this series. Here are the list of the TLH books:
CHAIN OF GOLD
CHAIN OF IRON (not released yet)
CHAIN OF THORNS (not released yet)
THE ELDEST CURSES (3 books):
The eldest curses is set in the year 2012. The story is revolving around two characters from the mortal instruments, they have started dating and we get to know some untouched secrets which will not be there in any other series of shadowhunter chronicles. The eldest curses happens after the dark artifices. Here is the list of TEC books:
THE RED SCROLLS OF MAGIC
THE LOST BOOK OF THE WHITE
THE BLACK VOLUME OF THE DEAD (not released yet)
THE WICKED POWERS:
The wicked powers is the ultimate ending of the shadowhunter chronicles. The name of the books are not revealed yet. This series is whole ending of the shadowhunter chronicles.
LETS TALK NOVELLAS!
The best thing about Cassie Clare’s writing is that she always writes in depth and you totally get immersed in the story. She explains every minute detail in the story and here there are three different novellas (not in series) which have bounded the shadowhunter chronicles. The novellas are describing three specific characters from the mortal instruments. Here are the list of the Novellas:
TALES FROM THE SHADOWHUNTER ACADEMY (happens after the mortal instruments)
THE BANE CHRONICLES (also happens after the mortal instruments)
GHOSTS OF THE SHADOW MARKET (happens after the dark artifices)