Cassandra Clare is the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of Lord of Shadows and Lady Midnight, as well as the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and Infernal Devices trilogy. (via Amazon)

Author Profile

Full Name: Judith Rumelt
Birth Date: July 27, 1973
Birthplace: Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Occupation: Author
Nationality: American
Genre: Young adult fiction
Notable work: The Mortal Instruments series

Interesting Facts

  • Cassandra’s parents were American, She grew up in Iran and often traveled everywhere in Europe before migrating to Los Angeles at a very young age. Cassandra smoothed her literature skills as a writer of internet fan fiction based on the Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter series.
  • Cassandra’s first book to be released was City of Bones. It was the first installment of The Mortal Instruments series and was released in 2007. The sequels of this book are City of Glass, City of Ashes, City of Lost Souls, City of Fallen Angels and City of Heavenly Fire.

Featured Books

Notable Characters Created

+ Jace Wayland

+ Clary Fray

+ Isabelle Lightwood