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The roads in and out of Paris are heavily guarded but the dead have easy passage out of the city A ragged old woman transports the coffins of the most recent victims of the guillotine and is waved on unimpeded Later the same crone watches five French aristocrats step out of their coffins unscathed Not beheaded but spirited away to safety by that most elusive of spies the Pimpernel Or a All you fans of The Scarlet Pimpernel here is a fun twist on that classic The Pimpernel is a lady Lady Scarlet Cavendish to be exact I really had a great time reading this book There were moments that I did not want to set the book down I just had to know what was going to happen Would they escape Would they be captured Ok so I know the storyline of the original stories told by Baroness Orczy and will say that this follows that pretty closely Different characters leading the group and a few little twists that made this one a great readScarlet plays a role in high society but has become an expert at disguise and sneaking behind Robespierre s back saving the aristocrats of France As she heads off with her team to save Comte Matteo Durand she doesn t realize how uickly her life will change All of you who are familiar with the books or movie with Jane Seymour know that the Pimpernel has a love interest Comte Matteo Durand is said love interest It s a pretty fast attraction between Scarlet and Matteo but it definitely is not all sunshine and roses There are so many ups and downs insecurities trust issues and much that we don t discover the full truth or rather the characters don t until closer to the end I really enjoyed all the tricks that the Pimpernel and her crew used to rescue and evade the citizens of France risking their very lives for others The characters were witty and had me laughing throughout as well as biting my nails ok I wasn t really biting my nailsThis is my second book by this author and I look forward to seeing what she writes next I couldn t put it down one night and stayed up reading for a couple hours until my eyes and brain said it was time to set it aside until the following day If you get hooked easily and enjoy this type of story carve out plenty of time for reading Scarlet and Matteo will have you hooked and needing to know what is going to happen Of course I already knew the ending but I felt the suspense and wondering throughout my read LolContent Clean No sexual content Set during the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror so there is talk of death and beheading Moments of peril as well but nothing overly graphic I would let me older teens read this bookI received a review copy from ebooks All thoughts and opinions in the review are my ownHappy Reading

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Scarlet AUTHOR Jen Geigle Johnson

S she's known in polite society Lady Scarlet CavendishWhen not assuming her secret identity as a hero of the French Revolution Scarlet presents herself as a fashionable featherbrained young widow flitting about London In truth this façade is merely a diversion designed to conceal her clandestine work in France Among members of the doomed French aristocracy the Pimpernel is renowned fo 45 starsI love history It fascinates me I wish that I had been a better student and taken the time to learn when I was in school Most of the history I read comes from historical fiction I do google names and places and try to learn as I read the book This one had me visiting Google often I wanted to know about the non fiction characters and their role in historyThis book is a retelling of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy I can t say that I read the original but Google I was able to pick up immediately what sets this book apart from the original The Pimpernel is a woman in this story the original was a man I am grateful for this twist I love a strong female heroine Lady Scarlet Cavendish is a paradox To the ton she appears a frivolous and selfish woman But to the French nobility she saves them She is level headed when faced with danger and is selfless in so many waysI would love to know about this time period Maybe someday I may get the chance to learn I hope so Until then I ll just keep reading Jen Geigle Johnson books and let her research some fascinating time and people and ignite my imagination once againThis book contains kissing and violenceSource I received a complimentary copy from the publisher to review All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own

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R her bravery and cunning But when tasked with rescuing handsome Comte Matteo Durand she faces an unprecedented challenge she is falling in love with the man If ever there were a time to keep her head it is now because in a world brimming with intrigue she is not the only one harboring secrets And if Scarlet doesn't take care Madame la Guillotine may finally catch up with the Pimperne This twist on the Scarlet Pimpernel was super fun The Pimpernel is a woman and several other characters are twisted to other genders too It made for a fun delightful and sometimes terrifying tale Still set in the throes of the French Revolution this has Scarlet a young widow and her league of helpers using disguises and other tricks to wisk French victims away from La Guillotine But when she rescues a young Frenchman named Matteo her heart becomes involved I adored the original version of this story so this was a fun one for me I felt the author did a great job creating a new story but with most of the elements of the original story I love But in a way I loved her villain Eleonore even than the original villain This didn t disappoint It has a heart rending romance wrapped up between intrigue distrust gruesome national crimes and goodwill I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for my fair and honest review


10 thoughts on “Scarlet AUTHOR Jen Geigle Johnson

  1. says:

    Despite the gorgeous cover this was not good I knew I was in trouble when it started with a nearly shot for shot reprise o

  2. says:

    All you fans of The Scarlet Pimpernel here is a fun twist on that classic The Pimpernel is a lady Lady Scarlet Cavendish to be exact I really had a great time reading this book There were moments that I did not want to set the book down I just had to know what was going to happen Would they escape Would they be captured Ok so I know the storyline of the original stories told by Baroness Orczy and will say that

  3. says:

    nitty gritty about the first scene in ScarletI have wanted to talk about retellings for some timeWhat makes a good retellingDo we want to stay in that world longer and so as a reader we look for new characters in the same worldOr do we love the characters so much we wish to go on adventures with themDid we love the premise so much that we want another plot like the first but with all new people or in a new placeOr do we

  4. says:

    45 starsI love history It fascinates me I wish that I had been a better student and taken the time to learn when I was in school Most of the history I read comes from historical fiction I do google names and places and try to learn as I read the book This one had me visiting Google often I wanted to know about the non fiction chara

  5. says:

    Don't judge me but I've never read the Scarlet Pimpernel or seen the movie although I did see Daffy Duck in the Scarlet Pumpernickel 😅 I wasn't very good at history in high school I couldn't remember all the dates and the order of the kings of France and England and world history taken senior year was over 40

  6. says:

    It takes talent to take a beloved classic and twist it enough to make it a new and exciting story while staying tr

  7. says:

    History fascinates me it always has That is why I am so uick to read a newly releasing historical novel that interests me That being said I uickly grabbed this one upon it's release With that being said I have not read the original Scarlet Pimpernel This book fascinated me I was captivated really It was so hard to put down First of all the cover s gorgeous and really drew me in This is the author's own uniue tw

  8. says:

    This twist on the Scarlet Pimpernel was super fun The Pimpernel is a woman and several other characters are twisted to other genders too It made for a fun delightful and sometimes terrifying tale Still set in the

  9. says:

    The French Revolution Such a horrible awful bloody time in French history It's honestly not my favorite time in history to read about but I tho

  10. says:

    The plot is over buried with names and the text is very descriptive making the story move at very slow pace And the tone seems to be set for the ones who like romances