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Kady Cross

Författare till The Girl in the Steel Corset

45+ verk 6,821 medlemmar 411 recensioner 3 favoritmärkta

Om författaren

Kady Cross is a pseudonym for historical and paranormal romance author Kathryn Smith. Under the name Kady Cross, she writes The Steampunk Chronicles and the Sisters of Blood and Spirit series. (Bowker Author Biography)

Inkluderar namnen: Kate Cross, Kate Locke, Cross, Kady.

Inkluderar även: Kathryn Smith (1)

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Verk av Kady Cross

The Girl in the Steel Corset (2011) 1,138 exemplar, 124 recensioner
God Save the Queen (2012) 563 exemplar, 41 recensioner
The Strange Case of Finley Jayne (2011) 473 exemplar, 44 recensioner
The Girl in the Clockwork Collar (2012) 467 exemplar, 52 recensioner
Be Mine Tonight (2006) 375 exemplar, 9 recensioner
The Girl With the Iron Touch (2013) 329 exemplar, 27 recensioner
Taken by the Night (2007) 236 exemplar, 5 recensioner
The Queen is Dead (2013) 228 exemplar, 15 recensioner
Let the Night Begin (2008) 197 exemplar, 4 recensioner
The Girl With the Windup Heart (2014) 186 exemplar, 9 recensioner
Long Live the Queen (2013) 185 exemplar, 8 recensioner
Naughty or Nice? Four Novellas (2001) — Författare — 185 exemplar, 1 recension
Before I Wake (2008) 167 exemplar, 7 recensioner
Night After Night (2009) 151 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Heart of Brass (2012) 128 exemplar, 11 recensioner
Anna and the Duke (2002) 127 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Sisters of Blood and Spirit (2015) 118 exemplar, 7 recensioner
When Seducing a Duke (2009) 109 exemplar
For the First Time (2003) 104 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Still in My Heart (2005) 94 exemplar
Emily and the Scot (2003) 87 exemplar
Dark Side of Dawn: The Nightmare Chronicles (2009) 81 exemplar, 1 recension
Into Temptation (2003) 78 exemplar
In the Night (2005) 78 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Elusive Passion (2001) 76 exemplar, 2 recensioner
In Your Arms Again (2004) 70 exemplar, 2 recensioner
The Dark Discovery of Jack Dandy (2013) 67 exemplar, 4 recensioner
Touch of Steel (2012) 63 exemplar, 2 recensioner
The Wild Adventure of Jasper Renn (2013) 59 exemplar, 3 recensioner
When Marrying a Scoundrel (2010) 55 exemplar, 1 recension
A Game of Scandal (2002) 55 exemplar, 2 recensioner
A Seductive Offer (2002) 54 exemplar, 1 recension
Breath of Iron (2013) 46 exemplar, 4 recensioner
Vigilante (2017) 43 exemplar, 4 recensioner
Sisters of Salt and Iron (2016) 30 exemplar
When Tempting a Rogue (2011) 28 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Cooking round the world (1964) 2 exemplar

Associerade verk

Weddings From Hell (Anthology 4-in-1) (2008) — Bidragsgivare — 303 exemplar, 8 recensioner

Taggad

Allmänna fakta

Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Smith, Kathryn
Andra namn
Cross, Kate
Locke, Kate
Födelsedag
1971
Kön
female
Nationalitet
USA
Canada
Bostadsorter
Connecticut, USA

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Recensioner

If you've seen Disney's The Great Mouse Detective, this is it from only the hero's perspective.

Still an enjoyable book. I just wish it was a bit deeper.
 
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CagedNymph | 123 andra recensioner | Jun 14, 2024 |
Wow. A great finish to this trilogy. And like it is with all good books, I want MORE!
 
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jazzbird61 | 7 andra recensioner | Feb 29, 2024 |
This was just as good as the first book in the series, if not better. Xandy is finding her place in the world and Kate Locke does NOT shy away from her monster. At all.....

This was one of those books where I kept nervously looking to see how far along I was because I didn't want it to end. I can't wait for the next one.

I have not been a fan of steampunk OR Victorian fantasy, but I guess I've never read it done right. It was a background to the story--not the story. I highly recommend this to any fan of Urban Fantasy.… (mer)
 
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jazzbird61 | 14 andra recensioner | Feb 29, 2024 |
Update: I loved this book. I liked the direction that the author took with the character, but I can't really say why without some major, major spoilers, but those of you who like a good story won't be disappointed. One thing that I did enjoy is that the main character was surrounded by her 'people'. In a lot(most?) of UF the main character is so solitary they may as well have grown up in a test tube--despite years of life, there is no 'life' around them. Not here, Xandra's is full of siblings, mentors, long-term acquaintances, etc. It is as full and messy as real life and I appreciated that aspect.

If you are looking for PNR or the detailed love scene, I'm not sure this is the book for you. There is a love interest, but that is not the end game to the story, and while Xandra has a healthy respect for sex, it no more rules her story than it does her mind.

This is a solid UF more along the lines of Kate Daniels than Cat & Bones. I am not sure that calling it UF is correct, it is more of an alternate, steampunky version of the world we live in and I'm not sure if there is an official name for it; it just feels like a UF to me.

Big pluses for me were that despite the fact that this is the 1st in (hopefully a nice long) series, there is no cliffhanger. Nice. This is a self-contained story and my what a good one it is.
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Oh my goodness. Reading the 1st 4 chapters (for free on Kindle) and pre-ordered at 39% in. Hopefully they are long chapters because this is GOOD. New take on vamps and other supes. The steampunk elements work well in a Great Britain setting.

I hope the writing and plot live up to the sample. If so, heLLO new favorite author!
… (mer)
 
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jazzbird61 | 40 andra recensioner | Feb 29, 2024 |

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Statistik

Verk
45
Även av
1
Medlemmar
6,821
Popularitet
#3,584
Betyg
½ 3.7
Recensioner
411
ISBN
228
Språk
6
Favoritmärkt
3

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