though (or another expression that connects contrasting ideas)
(Based on idea 1 we might not expect idea 2, but this is a way of saying that even though idea 1 exists, we still have idea 2. Synonyms include in spite of that, , nevertheless, nonetheless, on the other hand, in contrastand but.)
"In this case, however, Jace is right," said Hodge.
Chapter 18 (22% in)
There are no more uses of "however" in City of Bones.