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The Steampunk Chronicles. The Girl with the Wind Up Heart by Kady Cross. Published: The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross. Published: March 14, Kady Cross, publishing under various names, is a USA TODAY bestselling author of more than twenty books, including Harlequin TEEN’s Steampunk. The Girl in the Steel Corset (Steampunk Chronicles #1) by Kady Crosstakes us on a wild romp through an alternate version of Victorian London.

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Other than that, I never wanted to close this book for any reason at all. Urges to act in a way that was im from civilized, far beyond what she as a young woman should be capable of.

Oh, and I’ve been saving the best for last. But despite an awesome first couple of pages, my interest in this book declined faster than the IQ of anyone iady loved Twilight, or something even worse like the House of Night series.

Kady Cross (Author of The Girl in the Steel Corset)

Lord Felix propped a palm against the plaster by her head, turning so that he pinned her against the wall with his own body. At least Finley knows whose side she’s on even if it seems no one believes her. The short is about pages, but it’s fun and light, with lots of action. Quotes by Kady Cross.

And coming from me? Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. It is rare that I find a book these days hte completely blows me away and it not what I was expecting or anticipating and Dteel have to say, I love it when that happens! See all reviews. The orphaned duke takes her in from the gaslit streets, against the wishes of his band of misfits. I liked the concept of the Organites, a sort of mysterious organism that is speculated as being the source of life, but they were just sort of introduced and never explained properly.


This is a whole new reimagined world! Though I have a hard time believing that lady piercing, and multiple ones at that, would be acceptable for a Lady.

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I mean I kind of knew from almost the beginning. Overall, I like the majority of this book. I’m just going to stop a moment and ponder the possibility of a Duke in ‘s England having the surname of ‘ King ‘.

Well done and well written! As for Finley Jayne, the female protagonist, I’m not sure how Cross accomplished the feat of making her the most boring, dull and characterless girl to grace a YA book since Bella Swan. It’s funny, exciting, and entertaining.

However, this book had made me realize that there are certain popular reviewers out there that I just share nothing in common with when in comes to books.

Can I tell you how much I love this new cover trend with the girls in amazing dresses. Syeel she opened her mouth she’d tell him exactly what she thought of him, and she needed to keep this employment.

This is a great adventure and relief t This is a gorgeous, wonderful book. She used to think of it as an imp on her shoulder, urging birl to be naughty, but lately she’d come to think of it as less mischievous and more dangerous.

Steampunk Chronicles Series by Kady Cross

But his old flame Wildcat is turning London town upside down to find her missing sister, and Jasper finds the attraction between himself and the fierce beauty as tempting and dangerous as ever.

Characters — 4 out of 5 stars I really enjoyed the majority of the characters. Griffin’s investigating a criminal called The Machinist, the mastermind behind several recent crimes by automatons.

I also had a lot of fun learning about the cogset and the mechanics of it all. The two gents, Sam and Griffin round out the group and they are fascinating, considering that they both have some interesting abilities and secrets as well. She gave up all attempts to keep it reined in. It was very emotional and heartbreaking. I had hoped to run into you.


I completely enjoyed this new spin on an old classic.

Dread washes over Finley Jayne as the son of her employer leers toward in the darkened hall. All that being said, I did see potential in Finley and ctoss interested in the plot line itself–once she got around to it. Crods think preteens and younger teenagers would probably enjoy this book, but a young adult reader may be wishing for a little more story instead of just vivid descriptions of what everyone was wearing Griffin’s is an acceptable narrative because it complements Finley’s nicely, but Sam’s adds absolutely nothing to the reading experience except an increased apathy for the part-robot.

But at times she feels like she is two people trapped in one body.

Steampunk Chronicles Series

This is supposed to be a steampunk novel for young adults. It’s as if the author wanted to focus on the romance, but forced herself to shove some mystery into the plot so that the book wouldn’t get shelved in the romance section. Oct 29, But no normal Victorian girl has a darker side that makes her capable of knocking out a full-grown man with one punch.

Finley, however, did not pause. Honestly, I wouldn’t read this unless I was highly bored and had no other book to comfort me. The steampunk genre certainly invites teh certain suspension of disbelief, but Victorian England–and its manners and mores–should be more than just a set decoration for a story that is placed in that era.