The Lost Book of the White (The Eldest Curses, Book 2)
From #1 New York Times bestselling authorsCassandra Clare and Wesley Chu comes the second book in the EldestCurses series and a thrilling new adventure for High Warlock MagnusBane and Alec Lightwood, for whom a death-defying mission into theheart of evil is not just a job, it's also a romantic getaway.The Lost Book of the White is a Shadowhuntersnovel.Life is good for Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood. They're livingtogether in a fabulous loft, their warlock son, Max, has startedlearning to walk, and the streets of New York are peaceful andquiet—as peaceful and quiet as they ever are, anyway.Until the night that two old acquaintances break into Magnus'sapartment and steal the powerful Book of the White. Now Magnus andAlec will have to drop everything to get it back. They need tofollow the thieves to Shanghai, they need to call some backup toaccompany them, and they need a babysitter.Also, someone has stabbed Magnus with a strange magical weaponand the wound is glowing, so they have that to worry about too.Fortunately, their backup consists of Clary, Jace, Isabelle, andnewly minted Shadowhunter Simon. In Shanghai, they learn that amuch darker threat awaits them. Magnus's magic is growing unstable,and if they can't stop the demons flooding into the city, theymight have to follow them all the way back to the source—the realmof the dead. Can they stop the threat to the world? Will they makeit back home before their kid completely wears out Alec's mom?