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The Mortal Instruments Boxed Set by Cassandra Clare
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The Mortal Instruments is a young adult paranormal romance/urban fantasy, set in a colorful version of our reality where humans walk unaware of not just the vampires, werewolves and warlocks, but also demons and their part-human enemies - Shadowhunters.

The books are fast flowing with vivid characters, a lot of action, and
interesting twists. They contain:

* the use of magic, runes, and mixing of demon and angel blood with humans to create other species
* profanity (including the taking of God's name in vain)
* drinking (occasionally mentioned)
* violence (injuries, killing, and references to gruesome torture/death - although most descriptions refer to blood and are not gory)
* blood drinking
* homosexuality (ranges from knowledge of sexual preferences to physical displays of affection with individuals of the same sex)
* sexual content (ranging from kissing to making out/straddling in nothing but underwear)

There is also a theme of inappropriate romantic desires through the first three books.

See spoilers below for more details on the exact nature of the inappropriate romantic interest.

SPOILER ALERT

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