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Lion Heart (Scarlet #3)

Lion Heart (Scarlet #3)

Author: A. C. Gaughen
Series: Scarlet
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Description

Locked away in prison, Scarlet finds herself a long way from Nottinghamshire. After a daring escape, she learns that King Richard's life is in jeopardy, and Eleanor of Aquitaine needs Scarlet's help to free him. But Scarlet knows that this will put her and those she loves back in evil Prince John's sights. Desperate not to risk anyone else's life, Scarlet plans to help save the king on her own. But fate--and her heart--won't allow her to stay away from Nottinghamshire for long. Even if Scarlet and Rob can finally stop Prince John from going through with his dark plans for England, will their love be enough to save them once and for all?


Acclaim for Scarlet
A YALSA-ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book
An ALA Amelia Bloomer Recommended Book
A Booklist Top Ten Historical Fiction for Youth Book
A Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year Pick

Reviews

"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." - starred review, Booklist

"Plenty of swashbuckling adventure and a hearty dose of romance power this re-imagining of the legend of Robin Hood." - Publishers Weekly

"A reimagined Robin Hood tale with a distinctive twist." - RT Book Reviews

"There's plenty of action here, as well as romance, and it appears that there's even more to come." - Booklist on LADY THIEF

"Filled with action, suspense, and a healthy dash of passionate but controlled romance." - School Library Journal on LADY THIEF

"Following in the tradition of Tamora Pierce's stories of feisty, kickass heroines. . . . Gaughen's tale will satisfy teen readers seeking action-packed romantic adventure." - Kirkus Reviews on LION HEART

"A must-read series conclusion." - School Library Journal on LION HEART

"Scarlet is a worthy protagonist for adolescent female readers, and [the] nonstop action that peppers the plot will entice male teens with a penchant for semihistorical fiction." - VOYA on LION HEART

Author description

A.C. Gaughen is the author of the Scarlet series--Scarlet, Lady Thief, and Lion Heart--as well as Reign the Earth. She serves on the board of directors for the non-profit Boston GLOW to make sure young women have the support they need to become powerful leaders in their communities. She has a Masters in Creative Writing from St. Andrews University in Scotland and a Masters in Education from Harvard University. www.acgaughen.com @acgaughen

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General Fields

  • : 9781681198217
  • : Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
  • : Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
  • : November 2017
  • : 208mm X 140mm X 25mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 368
  • : A. C. Gaughen
  • : 368
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : English
  • : FIC
  • : FIC