In the court of King Henry VIII, nothing is free– and love comes at the highest price of all. When Kitty Tylney’s best friend, Catherine Howard. Gilt by Katherine Longshore – review. ‘If you like historical fiction then I would recommend it entirely’. Ellathebookworm. Tue 9 Apr Kitty Tylney has always followed her best friend Cat. Cat is larger than life, full of ridiculous plans and plots, the self-titled Queen of Misrule. Cat wants nothing.

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Whoever she might have been, I have to hope that katherinee real woman had more backbone than the one shown here. Other books in the series.

Gilt by Katherine Longshore

Cat takes full advantage of Kitty, and Kitty knows it. There’s nothing to it. Basically — Gilt by Katherine Longshore rocked. Latest Book Listings Added.

Buy Gilt by Katherine Longshore at Amazon. We have all sorts of YABC buttons for katheriine website. English Choose a language for shopping. England, London, Greenwich Palace Time: Longshore perfectly illustrates the 16th century with kayherine, gowns, gossips, castles, liaisons, lies, romance, and of course, the moral and ethics of a time period that is very different from ours, yet not that much.

May 17, Susan added it. I am far from a professional when it comes to history but I would consider myself a huge fan of the Tudor era. Oh William, I haven’t read about such pure and innocent love in a very long time. katherlne


Gilt by Katherine Longshore – review

And as we all know from history, Cat gets everything she wants. Apr 15, Hayley G rated it really liked it. Romance, lies, materialism, identity, history, etc. I found the friendship between Cat Howard and Kitty Tylney to be compelling, in a very sick and twisted fashion.

Katherine Longshore’s Catherine Howard is calculating, manipulative, and paints a much more realistic portrait of the young woman who managed to become Queen. The historical setting of the book seems well researched, but the use of contemporary teenage attitudes and mannerisms makes it clear the series is aimed at contempory teens.

To really understand this book, I must tell you a little about these two On that note, Kitty was blander than she needed to be. I actually really enjoyed this book!

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Even worse lonngshore Voldemort, because Cat had friends, who loved her very much, like Kitty. Gilt by Katherine Longshore 1 10 Oct 01, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. She was definitely a tragic figure. I think everyone has some type of Cat in their life! It was this desire to see her rise up and fight for the good in this story that made me keep turning the pages.

Cat then chooses Kitty, Alice and Joan to accompany her at court kqtherine wait on her. But Cat was mean, selfish, demanding, and willing to throw anyone under the bus as soon as she thought it would help her in some way. It’s no secret that I’m not a historical fiction fan. Deliciously intriguing, Katherine Longshore’s gilf novel captures the world of the Tudor court—equal parts glitter and poison.


Historical fiction is my real guilty pleasure, and Longshore’s Gilt suited my purposes in more than just its very ktherine title. I knew what would happen in this story. And really, it probably tastes better.

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This can be forgiven while she is a “nobody” in the employ of the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk. It is pretty, isn’t it? I hated Cat for the way she treated her friends. Nov 26, Ceitidh rated it really liked longshode Shelves: She has nobody and she wants so badly to believe that she has a real friend in Cat. Add to your Goodreads shelf! However, I do think that this was an extremely good move on Longshore’s part. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. At university, she created her own major in Cross-Cultural Studies and Communications, planning to travel and write.

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