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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What sad about it is that death and murder are all too horrid but all too easy going. I like the West Yorkshire moorland setting – I’m from East I may just give it another go around in the original English language It was a nicely written mystery mixed in with romance and friendship.

I adored Victoria Holt as a teen, but haven’t read any of her work in nearly 30 years. Why can’t they ALL be this good? Of the one ‘bad’ decision she made, I wouldn’t call it stupidness, only really bad timing, as it brought her into peril.

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This would be a great read on a rainy day or lazy weekend. What an entertaining book!!!


Status, wealth and family in the end. I never tire of reading her work even though the plot is generally very similar. She didn’t fully trust Simon but she realized she didn’t have a choice.

Detailed Review Summary of Kirkland Revels by Victoria Holt

While not as good as Mistress of Mellyn, this novel was a success! I absolutely loved them at the time. Like romances, it has the familiar patterns. I really liked Gabriel and Friday and I wished he had a bigger part. Devels used to devour Holt, and still have several in storage.

Kirkland Revels

I really enjoyed it. It was good though. 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””.

But not everyone is happy about the new bride. The review of this Book prepared by sharmishtha. Catherine returns home to England, 18, from her French boarding school. To ask other readers questions about Kirkland Revelsplease sign up. Click here to see the rest of this refels. A very entertaining novel.


Kirkland Revels by Victoria Holt

Kirkland Revels Victoria Holt Snippet view – Victoria Holt is always readable even though her plots are often transparent and predictable. Pure pleasure in reading this Mysterious apparitions, disappearances, curious behavior, and even suspected murder are among the disturbing events surrounding the Revels and its haunting Abbey. She formed a friendship with her late husband’s cousin, Simon.

Mar 21, Chon rated it really liked it. I like the West Yorkshire moorland setting – I’m from East Yorkshire myself – and the way the author brings the second half of the nineteenth-century vividly to life.

I still love the pictures she creates with words. So, substitute review until I can get back and rewrite it. View all 4 comments. Marks off because of Friday view spoiler [the dog who disappeared at the beginning kirklan the story. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

She also finds a mistreated dog which Gabriel helps her rescue.