The Girl with the Iron Touch

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Harlequin, Jun 1, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 384 pages
14 Reviews

In 1897 London, sometihng not quite human is about to awaken

When mechanical genius Emily is kidnapped by rogue automatons, Finley Jayne and her fellow misfits fear the worst. What's left of their archenemy, The Machinist, hungers to be resurrected, and Emily must transplant his consciousness into one of his automatons—or forfeit her friends' lives.

With Griffin being mysteriously tormented by the Aether, the young duke's sanity is close to the breaking point. Seeking help, Finley turns to Jack Dandy, but trusting the master criminal is as dangerous as controlling her dark side. When Jack kisses her, Finley must finally confront her true feelings for him…and for Griffin.

Meanwhile, Sam is searching everywhere for Emily, from Whitechapel's desolate alleyways to Mayfair's elegant mansions. He would walk into hell for her, but the choice she must make will test them more than they could imagine.

To save those she cares about, Emily must confront The Machinist's ultimate creation—an automaton more human than machine. And if she's to have any chance of triumph, she must summon a strength even she doesn't know she has….


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Writing Gosh, I love Kady's writing style. - Goodreads
Let is suffice that the plot was great. - Goodreads
Ending Boy, the last few pages are amazing. - Goodreads
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Review: The Girl with the Iron Touch (Steampunk Chronicles #3)

User Review  - Linsey - Goodreads

Ok, so by now you know what the plot is and why people loved it. Well, why they said they loved it. I can't really figure that out, myself. Maybe I'm not meant for "Teen Harlequin" novels when I came ... Read full review

Review: The Girl with the Iron Touch (Steampunk Chronicles #3)

User Review  - Dark Faerie Tales - Goodreads

Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Tales. Quick & Dirty: A romantic and odd conclusion to the Steampunk Chronicles. Really, this book just ties up loose ends, but it still leaves some hanging. Opening ... Read full review

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In her other life, Kady Cross is a USA TODAY bestselling author of over 20 books. She lives with her husband who shares her love for the slightly twisted and all things geek, and a houseful of cats with whom she shares all her secrets. When not writing, she’s either trying to create the perfect lip gloss or teaching herself to solder. She has a weakness for all things girlie, sugar skulls and boots. Her love of books and makeup borders on addiction. Visit her at

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