The seventh story in the Ghosts of the Shadow Market.
Alec Lightwood, partner of the High Warlock of Brooklyn and father of a warlock child, visits Buenos Aires in the aftermath of the Dark War. When he arrives, he is not welcomed by the Shadowhunters there. He believes it is because of his companion Lily, the head of the New York vampire clan, until a Shadowhunter orphan confides a dark secret to him under cover of the Shadow Market.
Praise for the The Mortal Instruments/The Infernal Devices Series
"This crowdpleaser's tension-filled conclusion ratchets towards a new set of mysteries." — Kirkus Reviews
"[C]ompulsively readable…you can bet your sword newcomers to the world will be rushing to read what they've missed." — Booklist
"The action-heavy plot takes off from the first page, propelling readers toward a dramatic conclusion." — SLJ
The Land I Lost is an autobiographical book that centers on the life of the author, Quang Nhuong Huynh. The book was first published by Harper & Row in 1982, and was illustrated by Vo-Dinh Mai. Huynh's second book, Water Buffalo Days, used multiple passages originally published in The Land I Lost, though it focused on the author's childhood rather than his entire life. With the Publication of The Land I Lost and Water Buffalo Days, Huynh became the first Vietnamese to publish fiction and non-fiction in English...
Such a light-hearted, funny short story. I have read almost all of the short stories series and I have to say this is one of my favorites! It's a must read!!! 55