Kirkland Revels [Victoria Holt] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kirkland Revels loomed high above the wild and eerie Yorkshire moors. Another dusky melodrama rustles through the candlelit chambers of Kirkland Revels, a 16th century house- once an Abbey- in Yorkshire, where Cathy Corder, . They marry without the knowledge of the groom’s family and friends. Gabriel dies within four days of their return to Gabriel’s stately mansion – Kirkland Revels.

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I get the impression that Victoria Holt likes moorlands, or at least roma Young Catherine came home from school in France–a school paid for by her sea captain uncle–to a somber home with a distraught, moody, emotionally unavailable widowed father and acerbic, unsympathetic servants.

Things were, instead, intolerable. As her only escape she went out for horseback rides on the moors. The mansion was built in the s from s stone taken from an abbey and the ruins of the abbey near the grounds add further mystery to the setting. This story had a few twists that threw me off a bit, which I haven’t experienced in any of the more recent reads of Holt’s. Be the first to discover new talent! Trivia About Kirkland Revels. I never tire of reading her work even though the plot is generally very similar.


Fun dive back into my teenage reading habits with this classic Victoria Holt. Despite a slightly plodding start, come about a quarter of the way in this becomes an engaging tale, with plenty of mystery and kirk,and. Please provide an email address. At a few points I found myself countering between several who the main culprit could be.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Fresh from school in France, Catherine Corder receives an expected cold welcome from her father at their Yorkshire home.

Catherine and Rsvels met one day and began to see each other quite frequently. Mysterious apparitions, disappearances, curious behavior, and even suspected murder are among the disturbing events surrounding the Revels and its haunting Abbey.

Kirkland Revels by Victoria Holt.

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There are LOTS of clues she’s getting herself into something over her head, but like many young people she marries not so much for love as for escape. The writing isn’t bad, but quite a lot of redundancy in description and dialogue no worries if you missed something the first time around, it will be repeated!

The atmosphere that is created, the vividly real characters, the angst – all served up in engaging st 3. Oct 04, Saadia Y rated it liked it. Overall a good read.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Actually, some of her titles are filled with too much “filler”, but not this one. Like romances, it has the familiar patterns. Good l Fun dive back into my teenage reading habits with this classic Victoria Holt.


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Kirkland Revels by Victoria Holt

She also finds a mistreated dog which Gabriel helps her rescue. A story which takes its time to fill the reader’s, and to please the readymade audience of The for a second costume drama in which sentiment and suspense and romance are femininely attired. His family, his father, his older sister and her son- the alternate heir to the Revels, a half daft aunt with prophetic visions, an arrogant cousin- Simon, do not wholly welcome her, and there is revel to explain in Gabriel’s sudden fears and sullen evasions and, a week later, his “”suicide — exactly like the others””.

And oh, the sweet but lonely and misunderstood heroine!