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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She’s got a dark side that she fears, and it seems to take over whenever she finds herself threatened or in danger. And if you don’t know steampunk novels generally take place in the past.

The Girl in the Steel Corset (Steampunk Chronicles, book 1) by Kady Cross

The thing inside her truly didn’t like it. The book didn’t display any originality in terms of story, characters or world. In seconds he is pummeled and knocked unconscious. Why the hell is this book so damn long?

The Girl in the Steel Corset

After reading the first few chapters it took me like three weeks to pick it up again. I really loved the short story pg. His actions towards Finley like trying to MURDER her do nothing to redeem his character – he is merely tedious in his capslockian rage. If you have been considering this girk, waste no more time, get it! Explore the Home Gift Guide. Only Griffin King sees the magical darkness inside her that says she’s special, says she’s one of them. The Girl in the Steel Corset is an imaginative and impressive story.


Rage and fear awaken the dark beast inside her and she fights the servants.

I wonder what happened in her past to make her want to get away from her family. This book has two romances going on. There is an open ending that leads quite obviously to the main events and plot of book two, but I was underwhelmed by both the final conflict and the denouement shown here. She wakes up at the Duke’s house and finds out she is not the only abnormal one. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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

So, having to muddle through this description, you think the book would take an exciting turn eventually. They’re both swoony, though, so there is that. There is a lot of technology here leading to a new and different world. Thank you for your feedback. And that itself is a breath of fresh air when you consider anything with romance in the realm of YA, especially as of late.

She will do anything to protect her new friend, but what she discovers is even more monstrous than anything she could have imagined…. Mar 20, Character-wise, we also have some issues.


There was no way she was going to let him do what he wanted to her. I wanted more of Mr. 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 hirl for the part-robot. It would be my first venture into steampunk too and the blub on the inside jacket sounded interesting enough.

The Assassin and the Underworld. Then you read the synopsis She is lucky enough to have a husband who shares her love for the slightly twisted and all things geek, and a houseful of cats tne whom she shares her darkest secrets.

As it becomes clear that Finley really doesn’t mean or understand her actions, we’re taken into her world to discover who exactly she is.

So, when I pick books, I pick books I think I will enjoy.

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Buy the selected items together This item: On the vorset back to her room, She runs into the drunk Lionel.

It was horribly delighted at the prospect of the violence to come. Finley Jayne with her unique affliction is able to fight her way out of danger.