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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Several twists makes this a very interesting read.

Bruno” series under the name Philippa Carr. This is an atmospheric gothic romance.

View all 5 comments. After 4 years of French Boarding school Catherine returns to her home to her fathers house. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To ask other readers questions about Kirkland Revelsplease sign up.

Within days her husband has committed suicide, so everyone says, she does not believe it is true, and her dog has also gone missing. Kirkand sixteenth century manor built kirklqnd the ruins of an Abbey, Kirkland Revels is the grand, but mysterious ancestral home to the Rockwells. I absolutely loved them at the time. Mar 28, Jan rated it liked it. I adored Victoria Holt as a teen, but haven’t read any of her work in nearly 30 years. Both Kirkland Revels and the abbey are dangerous: Refels not everyone is happy about the new bride.


She wrote over hundred novels during her writing career. I get the impression that Victoria Holt likes moorlands, or at least romanticizes the moors, peaty-smelling bogs, and wide open grassy places with large boulders just a bit.

What sad about it is that death and murder are all too horrid but all too easy going. Account Options Sign in. This story had a few twists revele threw me off a bit, which I haven’t experienced in any of the more recent reads of Holt’s.

review: Kirkland Revels

I say that like it’s a bad thing, but truthfully it’s comforting to snuggle up with a Holt book and be charmed by the fiesty, plain heroine and her verbal duels with the attractive, always amused hero. Aug 06, Alex Lee rated it liked it Shelves: So, substitute review until I can get back and rewrite it.

Refresh and try again. Books by Victoria Holt. Anyone who enjoys a good story.

review: Kirkland Revels – Jean Plaidy / Philippa Carr / Victoria Holt

For those that enjoy romantic mysteries, I think you would enjoy this story. For her they are irrevocably linked as the first sentence of the book tells us. Mysterious apparitions, disappearances, curious behavior, and even suspected murder are among the disturbing events surrounding the Revels and its haunting Abbey. She receives help from an unexpected source, and both her and her child are saved.


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I really liked Gabriel and Friday and I wished he had a bigger part. Oct 04, Saadia Y rated it liked it. Catherine comes as a young bride to the gloomy ancestral home of her husband on the Yorkshire moors, only to discover that the violence its walls had seen was not just a thing of the past.

The twists and turns toward the end were delightful. This immersive story is every bit as riveting as its predecessor, Mistress of Mellyn. Oct 02, Bethan rated kkrkland liked it Shelves: Shortly after they are married, he died somewhat mysteriously.

Catherine, not at home among his very odd family, decides it would be better to return to the erratic home she knows best. She [the heroine, Catherine Corder] has to be one of the thickest people in noveldom.