A swordsman for the Sheriff of Nottingham, Will Scarlet has finally emerged from his famous uncle’s shadow. But when he’s unwittingly drawn into a bloody battle . Read What a Scoundrel Wants by Carrie Lofty by Carrie Lofty by Carrie Lofty for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Devon’s review of What a Scoundrel Wants by Carrie Lofty Historical romance released by Zebra 2 Dec This is Carrie Lofty’s Zebra debut.

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What A Scoundrel Wants

There is a lot of action, violence, blood and dirt. Namely Alan Rickman as the Sheriff of Locty. He stole every scene he was in. An active member of the Chicago North and Wisconsin chapters of Romance Writers of America, she’s also a part-time movie buff, former belly dancer, and wannabe choral singer.

The tale focuses on the much-maligned Will Scarlet rather than Robin himself, and the author gives reader I have loved Robin Hood books from a variety of authors ranging from Parke Godwin to Marsha Canham, and I am so happy to see a book that sits well alongside them.

In college, Carrie lured an unsuspecting Englishman to the Midwest, where she’s kept him a happy ex-pat for more than twenty years.

I think i’m going to have to give up Get the latest news Got something to flash? He then discovers that he is the intended fall guy to be accused and arrested for the murder of her noble escort. Meg is a little hard to lofy, but I enjoyed her journey learning to trust Will. I don’t care that it’s a romance although I would say that it’s more of a cross-genre novel that utilizes some familiar romance tropes as opposed to a straight romance and I don’t care about the title.

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Lofty, because this was an intriguing debut. No trivia or quizzes yet. My main peeve with What a Scoundrel Wants was the character of Meg. Go find scouundrel different robin hood book if you want to read about him.

He has taken a job as a swordsman for his old enemy, the Sheriff of Nottingham. So this book is like fanfiction in that way. It was actually quite hilarious in its over the top-ness.

But this wasn’t like that. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Particularly Meg, who is vulnerable due to her lack of sight, and shunned for her differences.

He hates what he has to do, but sucks it up and makes the best of it, just like he always has.

REVIEW: What a Scoundrel Wants by Carrie Lofty | The Good, The Bad and The Unread

View all 15 comments. Gives me the shudders. When I read the description about a book based on Robin Hood it piqued my interest. He feels the sting of her tongue and she never scounvrel does thank him for coming to her rescue. A mind-boggling passage to illustrate her logic-defying excuse: While the publisher, for reasons unknown, elected to punish this month’s debut author with a stupid title and a hideous cover you can actually see the model’s chest stubble not attractiveOofty a Scoundrel Wants is a solid read.

To be honest I’m not sure how to review this book. Carrrie is no saint either though, and in terms of what his brain tells him he should do in the interests of self-preservation, Meg isn’t far off the mark when it comes to character assessment.


What a Scoundrel Wants takes place a few years later, after Robin became an outlaw.

Carrie Lofty holds a Masters degree in history, which she has put to good use as an award-winning historical romance writer “Starlight” and “His Very Own Girl” and ahat on the craft of writing. You can find the rest at All About Romance: When Kevin Costner did Robin Hood: I gave up after Chapter 5 for the following scounrel Jan 24, Karla rated it did not like it Shelves: The characters were very likable and they were well developed throughout the book. This tendency for instant gratification to have the protagonists thrown together from the first chapter just isn’t my cup of tea.

Will needs to survive and he aligns himself with the Sheriff for reasons some readers may think is a very selfish one. Feb 06, Verity rated it liked it Recommends it for: Jul 10, Kathryn rated it really liked it. But Will is all alone.

What a Scoundrel Wants

But my biggest issue was this sex scene. I know women like Meg and it was gratifying to read a character who was so well developed. I’m pretty sure the scundrel and heroine are supposed to be in lust with each other, but buggered if I can see it. I enjoyed reading about one of the more secondary and controversial characters from the Robin Hood legend.

Books by Carrie Lofty.