By Kady Cross
What occurs while somebody you like turns into a weapon to exploit opposed to you...
In her different lifestyles, Kady move is a united states this day bestselling writer of greater than twenty books. She is fortunate adequate to have a husband who stocks her love for the marginally twisted and all issues geek, and a houseful of cats with whom she stocks her darkest secrets and techniques. whilst she's now not hearing the characters in her head, she's both attempting to formulate the suitable lip gloss or educating herself to solder. She has a weak spot for all issues girlie, sugar skulls and boots. Her love of books and make-up borders on addiction-of which she by no means, ever desires to be cured.
In long island urban, 1897, lifestyles hasn't ever been extra thrilling-or harmful
Sixteen-year-old Finley Jayne and her "straynge band of mysfits" have journeyed from London to the USA to rescue their pal Jasper, hauled off via bounty hunters. yet Jasper is within the clutches of a devious former buddy not easy a trade-the harmful gadget Jasper stole from him...for the lifetime of the woman Jasper loves.
One fake movement from Jasper and the unusual clockwork collar round Mei's neck tightens. And tightens.
From the tough streets of reduce long island to dependent 5th road, the motley group of adolescents with supernatural talents is on Jasper's elusive path. And they're approximately to find how a long way they'll opt for friendship.
More than ever, Finley Jayne will depend on strong English duke Griffin King to stability her darkish magic together with her reliable facet. but Griffin is at struggle with himself over his mystery appeal to Finley...and will hazard his existence and popularity to avoid wasting her. Sam, extra laptop than guy, reveals his moody center validated by way of Irish lass Emily-whose personal designated skills aren't any fit for the darkness she discovers at the streets.
Now, to assist these she's come to deal with so deeply, Finley Jayne
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Extra info for The Girl in the Clockwork Collar (The Steampunk Chronicles, Book 2)
The family mansion. ” “But our dad—” “Is beyond your help for now,” Amos said sadly. “I’m sorry, Carter. I’ll explain later, but Julius would want you to be safe. For that, we must move quickly. ” That was a bit harsh, I thought. Carter glanced at Gran and Gramps. Then he nodded glumly. He knew that they didn’t want him around. He’d always reminded them of our dad. And yes, it was a stupid reason not to take in your grandson, but there you are. “Well, Carter can do what he wants,” I said. “But I live here.
He sort of taught me whatever he thought was important, so I learned a lot about Egypt and basketball stats and my dad’s favorite musicians. I read a lot, too—pretty much anything I could get my hands on, from dad’s history books to fantasy novels—because I spent a lot of time sitting around in hotels and airports and dig sites in foreign countries where I didn’t know anybody. My dad was always telling me to put the book down and play some ball. You ever try to start a game of pick-up basketball in Aswan, Egypt?
No, Amos,” Gran said, trembling. “You can’t take Sadie. ” “Julius broke that agreement tonight,” Amos said. “You know you can’t care for Sadie anymore—not after what’s happened. ” Carter asked. ” Amos looked at the workbag in Carter’s lap. “I see you kept your father’s bag. That’s good. You’ll need it. As for getting into fights, Julius and I did that quite a lot. If you didn’t notice, Carter, I was trying to stop him from doing something rash. ” I had no idea what he was on about, but Gramps apparently understood.
The Girl in the Clockwork Collar (The Steampunk Chronicles, Book 2) by Kady Cross