Gaughen is the author of the elementae series and of scarlet, lady thief, and lion heart. But from lady thief to lion heart, and in everything since then, i kept modifying and learning about my own processes, and how they seem to change for every single book that i write. Game of thrones meets the grimms fairy tales in this twisted, fastpaced romantic fantasyadventure about sleeping beautys daughter, a warrior princess who must fight to reclaim her throne. Her forced marriage to lord gisbourne threatens robin and scarlet s love, and as the royal court descends upon nottingham for the appointment of a new sheriff, the people of nottingham hope that prince john will.
Lady thief scarlet, book 2 by a c gaughen fantastic fiction. Gaughen seems to have a thing for romanticised abuse. Scarlets true identity has been revealed, but her future is uncertain. Phe, that was such a blast reading this book, and i did really enjoy lady thief a lot. She serves as the director of girls leadership for the nonprofit boston glow, creating opportunities to encourage and engage teen girls in the greater boston area. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read lady thief. From there, i had a lot of interest from agents, signed with one, and a few months later she found two publishers interested in my weird little book.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Before she was maid marian, she was matty matty has been raised to dance well, embroider exquisitely. Theres a bunch of things you can do while youre here, like subscribe to my newsletter for all the latest content. Gaughen 2014, hardcover at the best online prices at ebay. Gaughen i really hope to write more historical fictionim totally obsessed with history, and i think that inevitably finds its way into my writing. Shes trying to break out of prisoneven though if she succeeds, shell be the commonwealths most wanted fugitive. I love classic stories retold, and this had an interesting change in the story. We signed with bloomsbury, and its been a wild ride from there. Gaughen was born on november 7, 1984 in nottinghamshire. Gaughen s actionpacked and romancefilled robin hood retelling. Scarlet s true identity has been revealed, but her future is uncertain. For me, thats several books, scarlet by ac gaughen being one of those books. C download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. There might only be a one liner of a side character but you immediately draw up in your mind whether theyre trustworthy or not.
Look for book 2, lady thief out february 11 by walker childrens. Review of scarlet by ac gaughen my friends are fiction. While attending college in scotland, which she believes to be the most romantic and naturally beautiful place in the world, ac became. Thatmore i really hope to write more historical fictionim totally obsessed with history, and i think that inevitably finds its way into my writing. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read scarlet. Though i was able to see where the story was going i still enjoyed the journey. The first thing i love about ac gaughen s retelling of the robin hood myth is that right from the beginning you know who the heroes and villains are. This is an alternate retelling of robin hood, where will scarlet is a hemorrhoidal pain in the ass who talks like a monty python and the holy grail cast reject that gets involved in a horrifyingly painful love triangle with robin hood and little john. At first you are not sure of how scarlet gets involved with this men, but obviously that is the fun of this book.
And strong heroines any one who loves a strong heroine just needs to read scarlet. While most of the book is about scarlet s escapades with the john little, much and robin hood, there is also romance and major conflicts. Gaughen is a noteworthy and hardworking author from the united kingdom, who likes to novels revolving around the young adult stories. She is particularly famous for writing down and publishing the scarlet series of novels. While attending college in scotland, which she believes to be the most romantic and naturally beautiful place in the world, ac became enamored of the countrys rich history and folklore. Gaughen is a freelance writer and regular blogger who has had several stories published in the chicken soup for the soul series. Her forced marriage to lord gisbourne threatens robin and scarlet s love, and as the royal court descends upon nottingham for the appointment of a new sheriff, the people of nottingham hope that prince john will appoint their be. And if scar is finally able to overcome all her demons within and beat prince john. As scarlet would say, it were a pretty good book, although probably historically very inaccurate. I really loved it and cant wait to read the sequel, lady thief.
I felt that she was not only capable of creating tense action scenes but also heartfelt emotional moments. No matter how much you read, there will always be that one book that everyone except for you has read. Scarlets true identity has been revealed, but her want to read. The plot conceit of a girl dressed as a boy is a very good one, and it was done pretty well in scarlet. Her forced marriage to lord gisbourne threatens robin and scarlets love, and as the royal court descends upon nottingham for the. And here i was hoping to like this one more than the first installment when i actually think i liked. Posing as one of robin hoods thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil thief taker lord gisbourne, scarlet has kept her identity secret from all of nottinghamshire. I loved gaughen s vision of robin hood and characterization of will scarlet. It put me in a bad position when it came time to write the book, because it was a book, but it wasnt this book. Theres a bunch of things you can do while youre here, like subscribe to. This book has such a classic feel to it, and i can easily say its one of my alltime favourites. Many readers know the tale of robin hood, but they will be swept away by this new version full of action, secrets, and romance.1566 1287 600 832 958 803 134 1146 586 634 859 1354 1313 1315 187 702 776 968 1404 266 831 691 1055 681 969 269 1525 586 401 1305 345 577 1587 1346 1121 380 1334 1135 385 1103 1080 321 568 607 519 683 1246 431