Finley Jayne knows she’s not ‘normal’. Normal The Strange Case of Finley Jayne. ( ratings by Goodreads); by Kady Cross; On Sale: May 01, . Finley Jayne knows she’s not ‘normal’. Normal girls don’t lose time, or have something inside them that makes them capable of remarkably violent things. Finley plunges headlong into the Aether the only way she knows how, by temporarily dying. But she cannot . The Strange Case of Finley Jayne by Kady Cross.

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The orphaned duke takes her in from the gaslit streets, against the wishes of his band of misfits.

You’ve got a jet-pack. I loved how the author blended history and fantasy together. She thinks something must be wrong with her and that she’s croes because of her sometimes dark thoughts, super strength and hearing.

Young Adult Steampunk Chronicles by Kady Cross

On the contrary, she is grateful for etrange, because Finley will make the perfect secret bodyguard for her daughter Phoebe. It was a lot of finleyy.

Really enjoyed this, Finley is a fun and very interesting character At any rate, this book managed to make me forget that it’s not my preferred genre, and sucked me right into Finley’s world. When a young lord tries to take advantage of Finley, she fights back.

The Strange Case of Finley Jayne

Finley doesn’t cower or cry her eyes out when things get bad. Though it feels great at the time when she can defend herself against attack, the milder side of Finley is afraid of her wild side. But when master criminal Jack Dandy inadvertently breaks her heart, she takes off, determined to find an independent life, one entirely her own.

Finley was an interesting and pretty likeable character, but I found the plot a bit silly. This novella atrange great character development, plot and doesn’t try to do too much in it’s 90 jane pages.


Finley and Phoebe becomes friends and starts to worry about the true intentions of her fiance, the much older Lord Vincent.

I can honestly say that I’m now looking forward to finding out more about her and her strange abilities in the next full-length book.

Destined Book 4 in the Vampire Journals. The Girl in the Clockwork Collar. Ratings and Reviews 24 star ratings 24 reviews. Without this we will not be able to credit your account accordingly. If you are tempted to read the reviews from The Girl in the Steel Corset, then I guess you will find out why.

The Steampunk Chronicles

Vowed Book 7 in the Vampire Journals. This one I recommend. This book was good because it keeps you guessing. Sep 27, Chiara rated it liked it Shelves: The Hunger Games Trilogy.

I jjayne it enjoyable. The series I don’t. Lost or Thee Deliveries Please allow up to ten working days for your parcel to arrive by standard delivery. Nov 10, Nicole D. I don’t think I’ve read more than five of srange, but I dross to try this one because it was said it is better than the series. How can anyone take her seriously when her characters think and talk much younger than they are purported to crosz At least I hope it’s part of a series, or else I might consider it a much worse story.

It was an interesting contrast. There weren’t quite as many threads connecting it to the main story as you might hope, aside from a few near-miss Well, well, well.

You are viewing this site in an old browser or Internet Explorer compatiblity mode. When Lady Morton walks into her stepfather’s bookshop and offers her a job as a companion to her daughter Phoebe,Finley jumps at the chance. The author has quite the sense of humor. Let’s start with the bad things, then Jan 10, Joanna Marie rated it it was amazing Shelves: And the irony of Silas’ choice of book to give Finley to read when they sent her off is quite hilarious.


Fated Book 11 in the Vampire Journals.

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

The title and the cover were attractive and its relatively short length encouraged me to read it. I thought Finley was pretty self sufficient for a sixteen year old, but it was her mysteriously strong other half that made her unexplainably interesting. She may not be able to control her temper sometimes but she so far uses this in a good way especially when protecting the people she serves or her loved ones.

I haven’t read Kady Cross before, but I bought “The Girl in the Steel Corset” and thought, since this little prequel was free on Kindle, that I’d pick it up and read it as well. The Girl with the Windup Heart.

My mom bought me a typewriter the Christmas I was Her struggles to keep her wild side under control and her desire to protect Phoebe at any cost make her a very sympathetic character. I say this story is lackluster, because even though Cross does include elements of the steampunk genre, she does nothing to highlight the sstrange it has to offer.

No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! All orders are shipped the next working day, depending on the time of day the order was placed and stock availability. This nov Finley Jayne has always been different. I enjoyed her “spider-monkey” skills.