Jan 4, 2012

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Waiting on Wednesday (51)

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Gilt Waiting on Wednesday (51)

Gilt by Katherine Longshore


May 15, 2012
Viking Juvenile

Synopsis:
In the Tudor age, ambition, power and charismatic allure are essential and Catherine Howard has plenty of all three. Not to mention her loyal best friend, Kitty Tylney, to help cover her tracks. Kitty, the abandoned youngest daughter of minor aristocracy, owes everything to Cat – where she is, what she is, even who she is. Friend, flirt, and self-proclaimed Queen of Misrule, Cat reigns supreme in a loyal court of girls under the none-too-watchful eye of the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk.

When Cat worms her way into the heart of Henry VIII and becomes Queen of England, Kitty is thrown into the intoxicating Tudor Court. It’s a world of glittering jewels and elegant costumes, of gossip and deception. As the Queen’s right-hand-woman, Kitty goes from the girl nobody noticed to being caught between two men – the object of her affection and the object of her desire.

But the atmosphere of the court turns from dazzling to deadly, and Kitty is forced to learn the difference between trust and loyalty, love and lust, secrets and treason. And to accept the consequences when some lessons are learned too late.

Why I’m Excited:
What first drew me to this one was the cover. Gorgeous and mysterious! And after reading the synopsis, I was sold! The Tudors fascinate me and the plot sounds engaging.

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  1. Jen @ A Reader's Journey says:

    I love the cover too! It sounds awesome, definitely adding to my TBR pile.

    Here's my WoW this week. Happy Reading!

  2. Karis Jacobstein says:

    Love the cover of this one! Although Historical Fiction's not my think, I am looking forward to this one!

    My WoW/Awesome Cover Reveal

  3. YA Book Queen says:

    Yay for more historical books! It sounds like it's going to be great,

    Nice choice! :)

  4. Me too Bailey, me too! Love everything about this one:) I can hardly deal with all the amazing books coming out next year, LOVE IT!

  5. Emidy @ Une Parole says:

    Sounds like this one is going to be full of scandal! And who can resist that awesome cover? Really cool pick :)

  6. Jessica (Peace Love Books) says:

    You're right, that cover is gorgeous!!! I haven't heard of this before but it looks so good! Great pick!

    Here's my WoW!

  7. Katherine Longshore says:

    Thank you, Bailey, and your readers for your enthusiasm! I hope you enjoy GILT!

  8. Alyssa Kirk says:

    Definitely on my list too. I love the Tudor age!

  9. BURIED IN BOOKS says:

    Oh my God! That is a gorgeous cover and I love the Tudors! This is going on my list!! Thank you for sharing it. I didn't know a thing about it!!

    Heather

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