Many readers know the tale of Robin Hood, but they will be swept away by this new version full of action, secrets, and romance. Posing as one of Robin Hood’s thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only... show more
Many readers know the tale of Robin Hood, but they will be swept away by this new version full of action, secrets, and romance. Posing as one of Robin Hood’s thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only the Hood and his band know the truth: the agile thief posing as a whip of a boy is actually a fearless young woman with a secret past. Helping the people of Nottingham outwit the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham could cost Scarlet her life as Gisbourne closes in.It’s only her fierce loyalty to Robin—whose quick smiles and sharp temper have the rare power to unsettle her—that keeps Scarlet going and makes this fight worth dying for.
Publisher: Walker Childrens
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
Series: Scarlet (#1)
Genre: Historical Romance Year Published: 2012 Number of Pages: 287 pages Date Read: 1/10/2016 Series: Scarlet #1 Publisher: Walker & Company You know what? I never would have thought that I would find an alternative story to the popular “Robin Hood” tale. I mean, I have seen ma...
I try not to judge a book until I’ve reread it (or until I find myself incapable of rereading it). To me, the first read-through simply isn’t sufficient to really get the feel for a book and a writer. The first time through I allow myself to be dazzled by the writing and get swept along by the ideas...
The first thing that came to mind as soon as I figured out this was about Robin Hood's band was the Robin Hood song that the italian cartoon singer Cristina D'avena sang, here's the link if you'd like to listen to it, it's really adorable: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVdXxxXMcxY. I grew up with...
This review can also be found on my blog. I was very surprised on how the plot was very character driven. It was something new for me to read. To me, I felt like there wasn’t much of a plot during the majority of the novel, however, it was still worth reading cause I loved the characters. The writin...
Scarlet is a different kind of telling of the "Robin Hood" story. Scarlet is a young woman who is posing as a man, and is one of Robin Hood's band of men. She is actually one of the best thieves they have, and is extremely fierce. But she is also hiding a whole bunch of secrets from her past, they m...
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