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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She hates everything about her life, from her lack of sight, to the death of her father, and even that of her Ada, who she felt betrayed her by lusting after her lover. The characters, descriptions, speech, and the like, definitely transport you back to merry ole England. The history was well done but didn’t get in the way of the action.

Books by Carrie Lofty. 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. God it pissed me off. It was as if I knew what they looked like from the beginning.

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

What A Scoundrel Wants

What a Scoundrel Wants. I gave up after Chapter 5 for the following reasons: Also, she has her own reasons to not like him or want to help him. It’s sort of like a careless fanficcer in that way – writing within an established universe and leaving stuff out because knowledge is assumed.


More than I bargained for Although the title has absolutely nothing to do with the story, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The balancing of Will Scarlet as main hero under the shadow of Robin was well played. I can’t say that everyone is going to appreciate Meg as a heroine.

But when he’s unwittingly drawn into a bloody battle between the Sheriff and a nobleman, it’s impossible to tell friend from foe. In college, Carrie lured an unsuspecting Englishman to the Midwest, where she’s kept him a happy carrke for more than twenty years.

What a Scoundrel Wants (Medieval, #1) by Carrie Lofty

Some of my favourite written atrocities: I wonder if my latest book shipment has arrived as yet. Will Scarlet is the hero of this tale, and rest assured, flawed though he may well be, Lofty’s Will is very much a hero.

Meg is lovely and loving, and bedding her is sensual bliss. I have been on the fence as to what grade to give What a Scoundrel Wants. I warmed up to Will sooner, as he found himself falling for the strange and difficult Meg. Jul 10, Kathryn rated it really liked it.

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

With regards to Will, his history and growth into manhood is done nicely. You can find their review here since I agree completely with them: Through A Dark Mist, later that same year, and though I discovered them some years later, anything I have read since that deals with the Robin Cqrrie legend has had that series to measure up to as well. Aug 20, Hazel rated it did not like it Shelves: Will is responsible for arresting a young woman buy the name of Ada, who was trying to use some counterfeit emeralds while she was in Nottingham.


Ultimately, I found it very satisfying to see these two come together.

Sometimes it was less important, if irritating: I really liked this one. Meg is a little hard to love, but I enjoyed her journey learning to trust Will.

REVIEW: What a Scoundrel Wants by Carrie Lofty

Lofty manages to write him, his contribution to resolving the external conflict, and his oftentimes troubled relationship with Will in such a way as to lose nothing of his larger than life heroic character.

The final scene between Ada and Finch was somewhat confusing, mainly because the way Ada overreacts to Finch when he tells her he will never let her go.

And that’s despite the title. Will and Meg make a great wwnts and complement one another well, as all great couples do.

But the effort is worth it. In other words, Robin Hood has more than just a walk-on role in the story, but from scouncrel to end, Will Scarlet is the hero. Sometimes words were left out and made a sentence hard to understand, but other times there were things that a single proofread should have easily caught.