Sassy Scarlett’s red with rage when she’s packed off to live with her traitor dad. They say she needs to learn to behave – but what about HIM? He’s the one who left her family in the lurch. He’s the reason for everything going wrong, for her never being able to stay in a school, for the rules that always just, somehow, seem to get broken. Ha! They won’t get round her so easily! But she hasn’t reckoned with the gorgeous, mysterious Kian. For some reason, he seems to want to change Scarlett’s mind. Is there just a tiny chance that – this time – things will be different, and that Scarlett and her father might be reconciled?

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    3 July 2016

  • A mystical book, it whirls you straight to the magical world of old Ireland.

    5 March 2014

  • I think this book is a bit boring at first however after a few chapters it starts to get interesting and the action kicks in. I think it is a brilliant book an I would recommend it

    4 March 2014

  • loved it

    Scarlett is about a girl called Scarlett who is angry at the world because her father left her. The book is about how she learns how to be soft and gentle and realise that she is loved. When her Mother sends her away to her father’s place it really tells you about how she feels about her step- sister and step- mother and how she grows to love them and how mystery boy Kian helps her. I hope you like this book:)!

    2 January 2014

  • Scarlett is certainly not happy when her mum carts her off to the country to live with her dad and step mum. They give her a warm welcome, but fiesty Scarlett just sticks out her pierced tounge and tosses her ketchup red hair. Cute little Holly adores her, Clare is lovley and friendly and her dad and her dad is the same charming man. Scarlett isn’t at all interested in her new country life… that is until enchanting Kian comes riding along on his beautiful black horse…

    31 December 2013

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    Cathy Cassidy

    She’s been an art teacher, magazine editor and agony aunt but we like her best as a top-selling author. If you love books about family, friendship and chocolate, then look no further than Cathy!


    Cathy won the Royal Mail Award for Scottish Children’s Books for Scarlett in 2007, the Lincolnshire Young People’s Book Award in 2009 and the 2013 Doncaster Book Award for Summer’s Dream. She was also crowned Queen of Teen in 2010.

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