The Girl in the Clockwork Collar (The Steampunk Chronicles)
In New York City, 1897, life has never been more thrilling—or dangerousFinley Jayne and her "straynge band of mysfits" have journeyed from London to America to rescue their friend Jasper from the clutches of a devious criminal demanding a trade—the dangerous device Jasper stole from him…for the... show more
In New York City, 1897, life has never been more thrilling—or dangerousFinley Jayne and her "straynge band of mysfits" have journeyed from London to America to rescue their friend Jasper from the clutches of a devious criminal demanding a trade—the dangerous device Jasper stole from him…for the life of the girl Jasper loves. One false move from Jasper, and the strange clockwork collar around Mei's neck tightens and tightens.From the rough streets of lower Manhattan to elegant Fifth Avenue, the motley crew of teens follows Jasper's elusive trail. And they're about to discover how far they'll go for friendship.More than ever, Finley must rely on powerful English duke Griffin King to balance her dark magic with her good side. Yet Griffin is at war with himself over his secret attraction to Finley…and will risk his life and reputation to save her. Now, to help those she's come to care for so deeply, Finley must infiltrate the criminal gang. Only problem is, she might like the dark side a little too much….
Publish date: May 1st 2013
Pages no: 388
Edition language: English
Series: Steampunk Chronicles (#2)
Guessed that twist, still an interesting read and I'm curious to know what happens next.
I didn’t really like this book compared to the first one. The plot felt really slow and dry, and I felt like all the action started two-thirds into this book. More importantly, where was Jack Dandy?Finley Jayne & Co. have now reached America in search of Jasper Renn—a friend of theirs from book one....
Despite the silly love triangles, which do get a little irradiating at times, I still really love this book series. Having read the third book of the series first, The Girl with the Iron Touch, I think I've just ignored the on-again-off-again flirtations between all the characters, because by the th...
I really enjoyed Finley's adventure in this book. I loved her "bad girl" image, because you just never know with her. I was also pleased in the small changes in Griffin and Sam. I really enjoyed the new characters, Wildcat and Kirby being the two with the most "friend" potential. Mei, Dalton, and Te...
Finley and the gang travel to the States after Jasper has to go there with the authorities to confront his past. However, when the group goes to the authorities to find him, they don't have Jasper. They find out that he's in the custody of a criminal he used to work for. He's only doing what his old...