Lady Thief: A Scarlet Novel

Author(s): A C Gaughen

New Young Adult Fiction (Ages 13+)

Scarlet's true identity has been revealed, but her future is uncertain. Her forced marriage to Lord Gisbourne threatens Robin and Scarlet's love, and the royal court has come to Nottingham to appoint a new sheriff. The people hope that Prince John will give them a champion, but the prince has different plans . . . involving Scarlet and Lord Gisbourne. Scarlet must put aside her weapons and boys' clothing to join the dark and plotting court. She will do anything to outwit the Prince and win a life with Rob, but hidden within the court is a secret no one was supposed to discover. When the truth is revealed, Scarlet will have to pay a steep price.Featuring a strong girl heroine who will appeal to fans of "Grave Mercy" and "Throne of Glass," this sequel to "Scarlet" will leave readers breathless for more.


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"The second volume of the Scarlet series plunges readers happily into the world of Sherwood Forest and does not end with any resolution, but its spirited action and rich voices hold." --"Kirkus Reviews""" "A must for secondary and public libraries that purchased the first book, this sequel will capture teen interest, and could also serve as a high-energy read-aloud . . . A welcome addition for libraries wishing to promote strong female protagonists." --"School Library Journal" "Gaughen prepares her readers well for volume two by filling in the backstory from the first entry and entices them to read the next entry with a cliff-hanging ending." --"VOYA" "There's plenty of action here, as well as romance, and it appears that there's even more to come." --"Booklist" "Debut novelist Gaughen does more than offer a rip-roaring tale, though it is that. The story, told in Scar's distinctive first-person voice, captivates and gets readers as deeply into the heart of a troubled girl . . . has plenty for both the romantic and the adventure lover." --"Booklist," starred review, on "Scarlet" "Plenty of swashbuckling adventure and a hearty dose of romance power this re-imagining of the legend of Robin Hood." --"Publishers Weekly," starred review, on "Scarlet" "A reimagined Robin Hood tale with a distinctive twist." --"RT Book Reviews "on "Scarlet"

A. C. Gaughen is the author of the Scarlet novels. She serves as the Director of Girls' Leadership for Boston GLOW, a nonprofit organization that mentors teen girls. She holds a master's degree in creative writing from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and is currently pursuing her master's in education from Harvard University.Visit A. C. online at and on Twitter at @acgaughen.

General Fields

  • : 9780802737885
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : 0.318
  • : April 2015
  • : 208mm X 137mm X 25mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : A C Gaughen
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 336