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The girl in the steel corset: The Steampunk Chronicles, Book 1

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In 1897 England, sixteen-year-old Finley Jayne has no one…except the "thing" inside her.

When a young lord tries to take advantage of Finley, she fights back. And wins. But no normal Victorian girl has a darker side that makes her capable of knocking out a full-grown man with one punch….

Only Griffin King sees the magical darkness inside her that says she's special, says she's one of them. The orphaned duke takes her in from the gaslit streets against the wishes of his band of misfits: Emily, who has her own special abilities and an unrequited love for Sam, who is part robot; and Jasper, an American cowboy with a shadowy secret.

Griffin's investigating a criminal called The Machinist, the mastermind behind several recent crimes by automatons. Finley thinks she can help—and finally be a part of something, finally fit in.

But The Machinist wants to tear Griff's little company of strays apart, and it isn't long before trust is tested on all sides. At least Finley knows whose side she's on—even if it seems no one believes her.

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9780373210701
9780373210336
9781459227057
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series Steampunk chronicles
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subject_facet Automata -- Fiction, Criminals -- England -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Nobility -- England -- Fiction, Science fiction, American, Steampunk fiction, Young adult fiction, Young women -- England -- Fiction
title_display The girl in the steel corset
title_full The Girl in the Steel Corset The Steampunk Chronicles, Book 1, The girl in the steel corset / Kady Cross
title_short The girl in the steel corset
title_sub The Steampunk Chronicles, Book 1
topic_facet Automata, Criminals, Detective and mystery stories, American, Historical Fiction, Nobility, Science Fiction, Science fiction, American, Steampunk fiction, Young Adult Fiction, Young adult fiction, Young women