The Bane Chronicles

11 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 3,987 ratings

The Bane Chronicles Publisher's Summary

Cecil Baldwin, Jamie Bamber, George Blagden, Gareth David-Lloyd, Jordan Gavaris, Stephen Lunsford, David Oyelowo, Andrew Scott, Michael Trevino, Jesse Williams, plus a bonus story read by Seth Numrich & Molly C. Quinn!

Fans of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices can get to know warlock Magnus Bane like never before in this collection of New York Times best-selling tales, on CD for the first time with an exclusive new story.

This collection of 11 short stories illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality, flamboyant style, and sharp wit populate the pages of the #1 New York Times best-selling series, The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices.

Originally released one-by-one as e-only short stories by Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan, this compilation presents all ten together on CD for the first time and includes a never-before-seen 11th tale.

©2014 Cassandra Claire, LLC. All rights reserved. (P)2013, 2014 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.
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  • Book 1-11

    • The Bane Chronicles

    • By: Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, Sarah Rees Brennan
    • Narrated by: Various
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,110

    This collection of 11 short stories illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality, flamboyant style, and sharp wit populate the pages of the #1 New York Times best-selling series, The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I have never laughed so hard!

    • By Elizabeth on 02-14-15

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 1

    • What Really Happened in Peru

    • The Bane Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan
    • Narrated by: Jesse Williams
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 465
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 406
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 412

    There are good reasons Peru is off-limits to Magnus Bane. Follow Magnus’s Peruvian escapades as he drags his fellow warlocks Ragnor Fell and Catarina Loss into trouble, learns several instruments (which he plays shockingly), dances (which he does shockingly), and disgraces his host nation by doing something unspeakable to the Nazca Lines.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-21-13

    Regular price: $3.73

  • Book 2

    • The Runaway Queen

    • The Bane Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Blagden
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 326
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 295

    While in France, immortal warlock Magnus Bane finds himself attempting to rescue the royal family from the horrors of the French Revolution - after being roped into this mess by a most attractive count. Naturally, the daring escape calls for invisible air balloons.… This standalone e-only short story illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality populates the pages of the number-one New York Times best-selling series The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Teenage Girl's Review

    • By Sam Kalem on 08-07-15

    Regular price: $3.73

  • Book 3

    • The Vampires, Scones, and Edmund Herondale

    • Bane Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan
    • Narrated by: Andrew Scott
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 275
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276

    When immortal warlock Magnus Bane attends preliminary peace talks between the Shadowhunters and the Downworlders in Victorian London, he is charmed by two very different people: the vampire Camille Belcourt and the young Shadowhunter, Edmund Herondale. Will winning hearts mean choosing sides?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Now THAT is what I was wanting

    • By Linda on 12-10-13

    Regular price: $3.73

  • Book 4

    • The Midnight Heir

    • The Bane Chronicles, Book 4
    • By: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan
    • Narrated by: David Oyelowo
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234

    Magnus thought he would never return to London, but he is lured by a handsome offer from Tatiana Blackthorn, whose plans - involving her beautiful young ward - are far more sinister than Magnus even suspects. In London at the turn of the century, Magnus finds old friends, and meets a very surprising young man... the sixteen-year-old James Herondale.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just kind of leaves you hanging.

    • By Linda on 12-10-13

    Regular price: $3.73

  • Book 5

    • The Rise of the Hotel Dumort

    • The Bane Chronicles, Book 5
    • By: Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson
    • Narrated by: Stephen Lunsford
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 226
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 198

    In 1920s Manhattan, Magnus Bane hobnobs with the elite at a glamorous Jazz Age hotspot. One of ten adventures in The Bane Chronicles. The immortal Magnus Bane is making the most of his time in the Roaring Twenties: He’s settled into New York society and is thriving among the fashionable jazz set. And there is nowhere better to see and be seen than the glamorous Hotel Dumort, a glittering new addition to the Manhattan landscape. But a different type of glamour may be at play…

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just painful

    • By Melissa on 09-20-13

    Regular price: $3.73

  • Book 6

    • Saving Raphael Santiago

    • The Bane Chronicles, Book 6
    • By: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan
    • Narrated by: Michael Trevino
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202

    In 1950s New York City, a distraught mother hires Magnus Bane to find her missing son, Raphael. But even if he can be found, is Raphael beyond saving?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favorite installments

    • By Bridgett on 09-16-14

    Regular price: $3.73

  • Book 7

    • Fall of the Hotel Dumort

    • The Bane Chronicles, Book 7
    • By: Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson
    • Narrated by: Cecil Baldwin
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204

    Fifty years after the Jazz Age rise of the Hotel Dumort, immortal warlock Magnus Bane knows the Manhattan landmark is on the decline. The once-beautiful Hotel Dumort has fallen into a decayed thing, a ruin, as dead as a place can be. But the vampires don’t mind…

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Drugs and Vampires

    • By Melissa on 10-28-13

    Regular price: $3.73

  • Book 8

    • What to Buy the Shadowhunter Who Has Everything (And You're Not Officially Dating Anyway)

    • The Bane Chronicles, Book 8
    • By: Cassandra Clare
    • Narrated by: Jordan Gavaris
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232

    Set in the time between City of Ashes and City of Glass, warlock Magnus Bane is determined to find the best birthday present possible for Alec Lightwood, the Shadowhunter he may or may not be dating. And he's also got to deal with the demon he's conjured up for a very irritating client.…

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A man in love......maybe

    • By Melissa on 11-26-13

    Regular price: $3.73

  • Book 9

    • The Last Stand of the New York Institute

    • The Bane Chronicles, Book 9
    • By: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson
    • Narrated by: Jamie Bamber
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195

    Magnus meets Valentine in battle as the Circle attacks the Downworlders of New York City. One of the 10 adventures in the Bane Chronicles. In the time of the Uprising, Valentine’s Circle goes after Downworlders in New York...and the Shadowhunters of the Institute must decide whether to join him, or fight with Magnus and his kind. This is the first time Magnus sees Jocelyn, Luke, and Stephen - but not the last. It is not long before Jocelyn seeks him out.... This standalone short story illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality populates the pages of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Circle and Magnus

    • By Melissa on 01-09-14

    Regular price: $3.73

  • Book 10

    • The Course of True Love (and First Dates)

    • The Bane Chronicles, Book 10
    • By: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson
    • Narrated by: Gareth David-Lloyd
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223

    Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood might fall in love - but first they have a first date. One of 10 adventures in The Bane Chronicles. When Magnus Bane, warlock, meets Alec Lightwood, Shadowhunter, sparks fly. And what happens on their first date lights a flame.... This stand-alone short story illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality populates the pages of the number-one New York Times best-selling series The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, one narration problem.

    • By Magdalena on 07-08-17

    Regular price: $3.77