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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Because of this meeting, they become friends, kiroland, eventually, Gabriel kirklahd her to marry him. Dec 04, Neja rated it liked it Shelves: 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 more to explain in Gabriel’s sudden fears and sullen evasions and, a week later, his “”suicide — exactly like the others””.

In the early 70’s, Burford Hibbert added another pseudonym to her repetoire, writing the first volume of her “St.


As gothic romances go, this has it all, including castles, crumbling abbeys, and mysterious ghost-like monks. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Gabriel dies within four days of their return to Gabriel’s kiekland mansion – Kirkland Revels. I am sure that I read this back in high school when I was going through a Victoria Holt phase but I didn’t remember it at all. This would have been a lot better if it wasn’t regels predictable.

Good l Fun dive back into my teenage reading habits with this classic Victoria Holt. Fun dive back into my teenage reading habits with this classic Victoria Holt. I keep losing my reviews. And oh, the sweet but lonely and misunderstood heroine! They are highly entertaining, easy reads, great when you don’t want to be weighted down by some great masterpiece!


Mar 21, Chon rated it really liked it. Aug 06, Alex Lee rated it liked it Shelves: Books written by Victoria Holt are so cheesy, but sometimes that’s exactly what you need.

She was still writing historical fiction under the name of Victoria Holt as well as yet another pseudonym, Jean Plaidy. PaperbackLarge Printpages. So, substitute review until I can get back and rewrite it. This was my first Holt book. I turn to kirkkland books when I’m in need of a relaxing, unchallenging book which I can pick up and put down without a thought.

Detailed Review Summary of Kirkland Revels by Victoria Holt

Be the first to discover new talent! She also finds a mistreated dog which Gabriel helps her rescue. Oct 04, Saadia Y rated it liked it. Only Simon and his mother prove to be staunch friends, help her to keep her courage up and her mind clear as it is alleged that she is going insane, rrevels finally to reveal the real officer What I liked most is kirklxnd this story walks the perfect line between suspense and creepy.

Being his wife, she became entangled in the mystery, not trusting anyone in his family. Desperate to get away from the dreary atmosphere, Catherine rides the moors, and comes upon a gypsy woman with a malnourished dog in tow. Another dusky melodrama rustles through the candlelit chambers rvels Kirkland Revels, a 16th century house- once an Abbey- in Yorkshire, where Cathy Corder, just 19, comes as the unannounced bride of Gabriel Rockwell.

I adored Victoria Holt as a teen, but haven’t read any of her work in nearly 30 years.

Kirkland Revels by Victoria Holt

The main revrls was likeable and the plot intriguing. After coming home from finishing school Catherine meets Gabriel while out riding. Trivia About Kirkland Revels. 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.


If you only read books this year, make sure 99 of them are by Victoria Holt.

Fresh from school in France, Catherine Corder receives an expected cold welcome from her father at their Yorkshire home. I like the West Yorkshire moorland setting – I’m from East Pure pleasure in reading this Who, how and why this person was doing kidkland murders was the best part of this book.

Also the dog, poor Friday.

I was amazed how much I still enjoyed it. Anyone who enjoys a good story. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert died on January 18, View all 8 comments. Overall a good read. She chose to use various names because of the differences in subject matter between rrvels books; the best-known, apart from Plaidy, are Victoria Holt 56 million and Philippa Carr 3 million.

You’d think I’d learn to copy first before I hit save. This behavior is alleged to be due to the fact that Catherine and Gabriel married after knowing revela other for so littl This is rvels of Holt’s better stories. I really enjoyed it. I just love a good Gothic romance murder mystery.

So many reviewers seem to be bothered by that.