Cassandra Clare will Present her New Hardcover, Lady Midnight: The Dark Artifices: Book One

On Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at 4:00 PM, our entire Staff will leave our Bookstore so that they can be In Service at our Cassandra Clare Author Event at 6:30 PM at Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Truman Forum.

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Cassandra Clare, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Mortal Instruments Series will discuss her life, career, and New Hardcover Lady Midnight: The Dark Artifices: Book One.  This Author Event is Co-Sponsored by Rainy Day Books, Kansas City Public Library & Mid-Continent Public Library.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Cassandra Clare is the Author of the #1 New York Times, USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly Bestselling Mortal Instruments Series and the Infernal Devices trilogy, and Co-Author of the Bane Chronicles with Sarah Rees Brennan and Maureen Johnson.  She also wrote The Shadowhunter's Codex with her husband, Joshua Lewis.  Her Books have SOLD more than 36 Million Books Worldwide and have been translated into more than 35 Languages.  Cassandra lives in western Massachusetts.

ABOUT THE NEW BOOK:  The Shadowhunters of Los Angeles star in the first Novel in Cassandra Clare's Newest Series, The Dark Artifices, a Sequel to the Internationally Bestselling Mortal Instruments Series.  Lady Midnight is a Shadowhunters Novel.  It's been 5 Years since the events of City of Heavenly Fire that brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion.  Emma Carstairs is no longer a child in mourning, but a young woman bent on discovering what killed her parents and avenging her losses.  Together with her parabatai Julian Blackthorn, Emma must learn to trust her head and her heart as she investigates a demonic plot that stretches across Los Angeles, from the Sunset Strip to the enchanted sea that pounds the beaches of Santa Monica.  If only her heart didn't lead her in treacherous directions making things even more complicated.  Julian's brother Mark who was captured by the faeries five years ago has been returned as a bargaining chip.  The faeries are desperate to find out who is murdering their kind and they need the Shadowhunters help to do it.  But time works differently in faerie, so Mark has barely aged and doesn't recognize his family.  Can he ever truly return to them?  Will the faeries really allow it?

DATE & TIME:  Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 6:30 PM

LOCATION:  Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Truman Forum, 4801 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112

EVENT FORMAT:  Cassandra Clare will discuss her life and career and answer audience questions.  A Booksigning will follow the discussion.  The Booksigning requires a Ticket.  Sequentially Numbered Booksigning Line Tickets are distributed in the order Books are purchased. Books and Booksigning Line Tickets will be available at the door of this event. 

ADMISSION PACKAGE:  Cassandra Clare's Presentation is a Complimentary OPEN House Event.  Reservations are Required.  Visit www.KCLibrary.org/Event/Lady-Midnight-Cassandra-Clare to Register or Call the Library at 816-701-3407.  Seating is General Admission.  

For the Booksigning following Cassandra's Presentation, she will Author Autograph Books that are purchased exclusively from Rainy Day Books for this Event. Rainy Day Books will have Cassandra Clare’s Books and Booksigning Tickets for Sale in the Library Lobby before, during, and after her Presentation.

ONLINE PREORDERING IS NOW CLOSED.   

Your Order will ship within a Day or two of the Event.  All Books are packed in bubble wrap and shipped in boxes.

DISCLAIMER:  All Author Event sales are final and non-refundable.  Kansas Sales Tax is charged on all Orders, regardless of destination.  Unless otherwise indicated, Authors will only sign Books purchased from Rainy Day Books accompanied by a Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket.  Additional Signed Books are available for purchase at our Author Event.

Event date: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Truman Forum
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
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