Posing as one of Robin Hood's thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her female identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only Robin and his band know the truth. As Gisbourne closes in, helping the people of Nottingham could cost Scarlet her life,... show more
Posing as one of Robin Hood's thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her female identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only Robin and his band know the truth. As Gisbourne closes in, helping the people of Nottingham could cost Scarlet her life, but her fierce loyalty to Robin-whose quick smiles have the rare power to unsettle her-keeps Scarlet going and makes this fight worth dying for.
Publish date: 2013-02-26
Publisher: Walker Childrens
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
I really wanted to love this book but it just wasn’t the case. The premise sounded amazing- a bad-ass girl dressed up as a boy to be a part of Robin Hood’s gang, how awesome is that? But to me, everything in this book felt forced. Starting off with the way she talked. She was supposed to talk with ...
Robin Hood is one of those poor figures that keeps getting ripped into shreds in various forms of multi-media. Personally, I blame the fact he looks good in tights. Guys who looked good in tights are basically destined to have themselves torn up in remakes and spinoffs. Plus, he was considered to...
This about sums it up. A retelling of the story of Robin hood...but told from an unexpected point of view. I don't want to say too much because...well spoilers...but it is very pleasant surprise. I love stories with good and strong female characters, and strong female doesn't mean they have to be ...
I have so many opinions on this book. Some of them I just need to rant and get it out, and because of this there will be spoilers. For those of you who have not read this yet and want an honest, spoiler free review, check out my blog.So continuing now means spoilers. You have been warned. I tried to...
Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen is a retelling of the story of Robin Hood, where Will Scarlet is actually a girl in hiding :D. I haven’t read any Robin Hood retellings, so I was really excited to hear of this series, plus breaking gender-norms is the best! Scarlet did not disappoint. I so thoroughly enjoyed...