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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross

The Girl in the Steel Corset (The Steampunk Chronicles, #1)
May 24th 2011 by Harlequin Teen

She thought there was something wrong with her. She was right. 

Finley Jayne has known for quite some time that she isn’t ‘normal,’ but when she beats up the son of her employer and is forced to flee, she stumbles into a world where there are bigger freaks than her. They take her in, treat her like family and demand her trust. How can Finley trust them when she can’t trust herself? And why is she drawn to the powerful Griffin as well as the dangerous Jack? She has to get herself under control before she gets into trouble she can’t get out of.

Griffin King is one of the most powerful men in Britain but he couldn’t save his best friend from almost dying. He is determined to save Finley and help her become the person he knows she can be, but there’s evil afoot in London. Machines have attacked humans under the orders of a nefarious criminal called The Machinist. He has sworn to protect his country against such a threat, but he’s never faced any foe like this. However, when he discovers The Machinist’s connection to his past, Griffin vows to end the villain once and for all — but he’ll need the help of all his friends, including the beautiful Finley Jayne – the girl in the steel corset.

Kady Cross is a pseudonym for USA Today bestselling author Kathryn Smith. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and a pride of cats. She likes singing with Rock Band on the 360, British guys, Vietnamese food, and makeup (she’s hopelessly addicted to YouTube makeup tutorials!). When she’s not writing Kady likes to catch up on her favorite TV shows, read a good book or make her own cosmetics. Official Website
(This one kind of reminds me of Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare (which was so awesome) and that cover is swoon-worthy. Can't wait to read it! )

What are you waiting on?

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event spotlighting upcoming releases we are highly anticipating. It is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.


Christina / Book Addict said...

I agree; this one sounds awesome and reminds me of Clockwork Angel as well. Great pick!

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Cool choice. I love the cover.

Jessica said...

Ooh interesting! The cover is absolutely gorgeous!

My WoW goes up tomorrow morning, be sure to stop by!

a GREAT read

Cozy in Texas said...

Thanks for the review - love the designs on your blog.

Christy @TheReaderBee said...

How have I not heard of this book?? I'm adding it to my reading list! Gorgeous cover!

Happy Reading!

Sandy said...

Now that's a cover with a dress. Damn. I'd buy this book for the cover alone but thankfully this sounds really mysterious and intriguing so I'm going to read it. Great pick!
My WoW

Kady said...

So Google alerted me to this, and am I ever glad! Thank you so much for posting my cover. I have to admit to being head over heels in love with it. Personally, I want one of those finger-claw things she's wearing. lol. I hope those of you who pick up The Girl in the Steel Corset enjoy it!

Kady Cross