HEA shares an audio excerpt from YA fantasy romance Queen of Air and Darkness (The Dark Artifices #3 and a Shadowhunters novel) by Cassandra Clare, narrated by James Marsters of Buffy the Vampire Slayer fame. (He also happens to be on the Hulu series Runaways.) He narrated the second book in the Dark Artifices series, Lord of Shadows, as well. And bonus! We have an interview with him and video of him reading Queen of Air and Darkness. Enjoy!

First, about Queen of Air and Darkness:

Dark secrets and forbidden love threaten the very survival of the Shadowhunters in Cassandra Clare’s Queen of Air and Darkness, the final novel in the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling The Dark Artifices trilogy. Queen of Air and Darkness is a Shadowhunters novel.

What if damnation is the price of true love?

Innocent blood has been spilled on the steps of the Council Hall, the sacred stronghold of the Shadowhunters. In the wake of the tragic death of Livia Blackthorn, the Clave teeters on the brink of civil war. One fragment of the Blackthorn family flees to Los Angeles, seeking to discover the source of the disease that is destroying the race of warlocks. Meanwhile, Julian and Emma take desperate measures to put their forbidden love aside and undertake a perilous mission to Faerie to retrieve the Black Volume of the Dead. What they find in the Courts is a secret that may tear the Shadow World asunder and open a dark path into a future they could never have imagined. Caught in a race against time, Emma and Julian must save the world of Shadowhunters before the deadly power of the parabatai curse destroys them and everyone they love.

Interview with James:

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Video excerpt from studio:

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