Author: Kate Cross

Steampunk romance author. AKA Kathryn Smith. Makeup obsessed. Slightly manic. I do not believe in acting my age.

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Breath of Iron - Clockwork Agents, #3

Breath of Iron
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780451240064
  • Release: 2013-08-06
  • Author: Kate Cross
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, Steampunk
  • Publisher: Signet
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Sworn to protect England from all enemies, the Wardens of the Realm are ever vigilant. But not all battles are fought on a battlefield?sometimes they are fought in the heart.

As chief surgeon for the Wardens, Evelyn Stone fears her own life is on the line when she is kidnapped by a band of pirates?only to discover that the airship captain is Gavin ?Mac” MacRae?her former lover. The man whose life she once saved. The man she abandoned.

Since Evelyn left, Mac made his mark as both a pirate and a pilot. But his true allegiance isn’t known. So when he asks Evie for help with a wounded woman onboard, he tells Evie that the woman is his wife?even if his feelings for Evie have never waned?

As the days pass, however, the unease between Evie and Mac gives way to the old comfort they used to have. Yet, their newly ignited romance is complicated by conflicting loyalties and desires, and a betrayal that may cost them both their love and their lives.


Touch of Steel - Clockwork Agents #2

Touch of Steel
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780451238825
  • Release: 2012-12-04
  • Author: Kate Cross
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: Historical, Steampunk
  • Publisher: Signet
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The Wardens of the Realm are a group with extraordinary abilities, dedicated to protecting England from any threat. But in this steam-powered world, there’s a fine line between enemy and ally…

Reeling from her brother’s death, beautiful American spy Claire Brooks has vowed revenge on the member of The Company who she believes to be responsible: Stanton Howard. But when she chases the man to London, Claire is captured by the Wardens of the Realm and placed in the custody of the Earl of Wolfred, the dashing Alistair Payne.

Seeing the prospect of retribution slipping away, Claire convinces Alistair that she has defected and will help him take down The Company. As they travel via steam liner, Claire and Alistair must pretend to be engaged. Claire can’t deny the growing attraction she feels for her pretend husband, but when Howard is finally within her reach, she will have to decide whether her true loyalties lie with The Company or with her heart…


Heart of Brass - A Novel of the Clockwork Agents, #1

Heart of Brass
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451236593
  • Release: 2012-05-01
  • Author: Kate Cross
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: Historical, Steampunk
  • Publisher: Signet
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Arden Grey, Countess Huntley never gave up hope that her husband would one day return to her. What she never dreamed is that Luke wouldn’t know her, or that he would come back a technologically-enhanced assassin with one task: Kill Arden.

In 19th century Britain, there exists the Wardens of the Realm, a covert group of government operatives with enemies in many places. Using the science and technology of the day, they protect the Empire at any cost.