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The Bane Chronicles 4: The Midnight Heir [Kindle Edition]

Cassandra Clare , Sarah Rees Brennan
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Magnus thought he would never return to London, but he is lured by a handsome offer from Tatiana Blackthorn, whose plans - involving her beautiful young ward - are far more sinister than Magnus even suspects. In London at the turn of the century, Magnus finds old friends, and meets a very surprising young man...the sixteen-year-old James Herondale. One of ten eBook short stories in The Bane Chronicles, a series about the enigmatic warlock and fan favourite Magnus Bane from Cassandra Clare’s internationally bestselling series The Infernal Devices and The Mortal Instruments. Also don’t miss The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, in cinemas August 2013! Follow /TheMortalInstrumentsUK on facebook or @InstrumentsUK on twitter for movie news.

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  • Product details

    • Format: Kindle Edition
    • File Size: 2517 KB
    • Print Length: 44 pages
    • Publisher: Walker (16 July 2013)
    • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
    • Language: English
    • ASIN: B00CI3J8Q4
    • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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    • Word Wise: Not Enabled
    • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)
    • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #59,693 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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    More About the Author

    Cassandra Clare lives in Brooklyn. She has worked as an entertainment journalist for The Hollywood Reporter, has published several short stories and is the author of the popular internet parody The Very Secret Diaries.

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    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
    2.0 out of 5 stars Rather pointless 18 July 2013
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    *may contain spoilers*
    I was always taught that a story had to have a beginning, middle, and an end. Not matter how long or short the story was, if any of these three pillars were missing then the whole story would collapse. This story had a very interesting beginning and was just getting to the intriguing middle when it just stopped. No ending, just a full stop. It was rather like waiting weeks to watch a brand new episode of your favourite TV show only to have a power cut in the middle of the episode. I was left feeling frustrated and thinking, what was the point of this book?

    I was under the assumption that the Bane Chronicles were written for the loyal fans to gain insights into the life of Magnus Bane, my favourite character in the Mortal Instruments series. This story gave us no such thing. I didn’t learn anything about Magnus that didn’t I already know and I felt his reunion with Tessa and Will was rather bland. And the little threesome moment between Will, Tessa and Jem was so sickly sweet I wanted to throw something at the characters. Preferably something heavy.
    On the same note, James Herondale was about as interesting as a piece of soggy cardboard. I felt no sympathy or empathy for his character at all. I spent most of the time he was in the book wanting to slap him and tell him to ‘grow up’. He seemed to be a rather boring copy of Will’s character when he was a teenager. The fact that his personality had apparently done a 180 seemed unlikely and unbelievable.

    This didn’t feel like a story. It felt like a prologue. An introduction to a much larger story to which the reader has to draw their own conclusions on the ending.
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    5.0 out of 5 stars The bane chronicles 4: The midnight heir 15 July 2014
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    I really liked this book and I would recommend it to other people. I rate this book 5 out of 5.
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    5.0 out of 5 stars great book series 19 Jun. 2014
    By donna
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    love all these spin off books there great they give you lots more info on magnus, camille, shadow hunters ect
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    5.0 out of 5 stars Magnus bant 11 Jun. 2014
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    A good read as always. Good to get greater insight into the warlocks life. Roll on book 5 - I can't wait
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    4.0 out of 5 stars great side series 9 Mar. 2014
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    love all the mortal instruments books and the bane chronicles fit in really well. they just need to be longer!
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    5.0 out of 5 stars the midnight heir 19 Feb. 2014
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    Another great book by cassandra clare think this is my favourite one so far, had a great story line and had you on the end of your seat. Unfortunately, you never found out what happened! Look forward to reading the next book and seeing if it finishes the story.
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    5.0 out of 5 stars Simply brill 13 Feb. 2014
    By Jen Ho
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    Very interesting read.... Love it how it's beginning to show how Magnus Bane is related to the characters of all the Shadowhunters.
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    By Tabitha
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    If you've read the Infernal Devices, you may be emotionally effected by this book. If you found the Infernal Devices upsetting in any way, this book may make you relive those memories. However don't let that put you off! It really is what you need if you're suffering from a TID book hangover. And for the cheap price of merely a pound, who can complain?!
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