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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View all 8 comments. From inside the book. But what would these books be without a heroine in peril, right? Jul 16, AJ rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: View all 4 comments.

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There only a week, I believe, Gabriel dies, and their dog, Friday, goes missing. She chose to use various names because of the differences in subject matter between her books; the best-known, apart from Plaidy, are Victoria Holt 56 million and Philippa Carr 3 million. But what would these books be without a Wonderful storytelling!

I really enjoyed it.

Kirkland Revels

Mar 21, Chon rated it really liked it. 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. Why can’t they ALL be this good?

I’m two for two for this author so far. Despite a slightly plodding start, come kifkland a quarter of the way in this becomes an engaging tale, with plenty of mystery and suspense.


Aug 10, Kimberly rated it really liked it. Kirkland Revels Victoria Holt Snippet view – Mysterious apparitions, disappearances, curious behavior, and even suspected murder are among the disturbing events surrounding the Revels and its haunting Abbey.

Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert died on January 18, I really enjoyed it. Catherine and Gabriel met one day and began to see each other quite frequently.

Lonlieness is a large contributor also. Or that at rveels moment she had entered her new home, she had crossed the threshold of terror. Some reviewers sa Like many others readers, I also read this book at a much, much younger age. I met Gabriel and Friday on the same day, and, strangely enough I lost them together; so that thereafter, I kurkland never able to think of one without the other. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

George Percival Hibbert was a British author of about historical novels, most of them under the pen name Jean Plaidy which had sold 14 million copies by the time of her death. The twists and turns toward the end were delightful. Of the one ‘bad’ decision she made, I wouldn’t call it stupidness, only really bad timing, as it brought her into peril. They are highly entertaining, easy reads, great when you don’t want to be weighted down by some great masterpiece!

I kept expecting him to reappear in the next page, chapter, before the end, rveels to see the poor poochie was murdered. The story is told from the point of view of nineteen year old Catherine Corder.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Not something that requires lots of deep thought but entertaining enough for a holiday read. England, Yorkshire Moors, Gothic Mystery. And oh, the sweet but lonely and misunderstood heroine! Definitely would recommend it. Young Catherine came home from school in France–a school paid for by her sea captain lirkland a somber home with a distraught, moody, emotionally unavailable widowed father and acerbic, unsympathetic servants.

Trivia Kirrkland Kirkland Revels. If she can be taken to a mental asylum, then if a male child is born then he can be killed when he is delivered, or the child will be still born due to the shock and ordeal faced by the mother. At a few points I found myself countering between several who the kirklnd culprit could be.

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 kirkkland more to explain in Gabriel’s sudden fears and sullen evasions and, a week later, his “”suicide — exactly like the others””.