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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Cross, you could have gone to Wikipedia to get the right summary for that book.

This is iayne if not the best prequel novella I have ever read. Take a look inside the book. Lady Morton and her daughter Phoebe are quite lovable characters, and you love them all the more for accepting Finley as she is, not fearing her or wanting to reject her.

The author has quite the sense of humor. If you’re used to steampunky worlds, it isn’t that different, at least at first glance. Finley learns a lot about herself during this time, she also finds hers crosd Miss Phoebes lives in danger!

Finley Jayne has always been different. More than ever, Finley must rely on powerful English duke Griffin King to balance her dark magic with her good side.

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.

Finley doesn’t cower or cry her eyes out when things get bad. She’s kickass and loyal, someone I would be glad to have on my side: But no normal Victorian girl has a kf side that makes her capable of knocking out a full-grown man with one punch.


I do believe this book can be read on its own merits, and not wait until the next book is available if you are so inclined. I picked up this short novella as a free download from Kobo books. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. She is quite literally, buggered, as our brothers and sisters in Britain say. Yes, I know, it’s a novella. Finley has a new job as a “freind” of a girl her age, Phoebe, who just got engaged.

She has known since puberty that she is not a normal girl. I quite liked it and I will start the girl in the steel corset soon! Jun 27, Denise rated it really liked it Shelves: Before she even starts to look for a job, Lady Morton shows up and offers her one to be her daughter’s companion.

Nov 10, Nicole D. See what I mean?

The Strange Case of Finley Jayne

And how crosx you not love Finley? She thinks something must be wrong jaune her and that she’s evil because of her sometimes dark thoughts, super strength and hearing. For UK customers who have chosen the Special delivery option, please allow up to five days before contacting us. 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.

It is a prequel told in first person, where Finley Jayne is employed as a companion for a wealthy young lady engaged to be married to a devious man with a dangerous plan – the lady’s mother has heard of Finley’s unusual strength and her penchant to fight for what is right, and as the mother hopes, Finlye is suspicious of the fiance and takes it upon herself to discover his real plan.

At least I hope it’s part of a series, or else I m This was a quick read. Both the novella and Steel Corset reference Frankensteinthis was in jane much more literal way.


Lord Vincent is a man of Finley Jayne knows she’s not ‘normal’. It was a lot of fun.

The Strange Case of Finley Jayne

An ebook exclusive prequel to The Steampunk Chronicles. Harlequin Teen Publication Date: 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. But his old flame Wildcat is turning London town upside down to find her missing sister, and Jasper finds the attraction between himself and the fierce beauty as tempting and dangerous as ever.

This story introduces us to Finley Jayne who is fired after she punches a Miss Clarke who slapped a young boy named Fenton. May 06, Dee rated it it was amazing Shelves: This one I recommend. Wisdom My Blood Approves, 4.

The Strange Case of Finley Jayne by Kady Cross

Luckily, a day after said incident occurred, Finley is offered a companionship job from a Lady Morton. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. This is actually quite a bit longer than Stranye expected maybe a tad longer than it needs to be? She will do anything to protect her new friend, but what she discovers is even more monstrous than anything she could have imagined….

Betrayed Book 3 in the Vampire Journals. Mar 15, Vanessa J. If your parcel has not arrived after this time, contact customer services for help. Busting up automotons, knocki So I hayne enjoyed this.