Cassandra Clare was born overseas and spent her early years traveling around the world with her family and several trunks of fantasy books. Cassandra worked for several years as an entertainment journalist for the Hollywood Reporter before turning her attention to fiction. She is the author ofCity of Bones, the first book in the Mortal Instruments trilogy and aNew York Timesbestseller. Cassandra lives with her husband and their two cats in Massachusetts.
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