Brandon Marshall, in Paris for his twin sister’s wedding, has a fling before the big day. At the end of a whirlwind week of discovering each other, Brandon and his lover place a scarlet lock on the Love Lock Bridge.
Follow Brandon through six years of letters – to the citizens of Paris, on everything from how to make love, to eating passionate fruit – and to the lover, who is now his brother-in-law.
Wow! The premise of this story was very difficult for me to get into, because in general I don't do very well with cheating of any sort. It kind of wrecks a character for me. But this was such a unique situation, and I pressed through to see what happens.
I'm very glad I did.
The one thing that really blew me away about The Scarlet Lock is how it's written. We see the majority of the story unfolding through the letters that Brandon leaves all over the city. He's honest and raw in these letters, and the writing style is so pretty! This is a great book about love at first sight that endures the test of distance and time to eventually turn into a HEA. When that happens, it's beautiful.
On an end note, this is a story that I think a lot of people will love. If you want to read it but are not comfortable with the infidelity, here's what you can expect: (view spoiler)
If you don't mind some dubious morality in your books, then maybe you might like to give this one a try.