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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Holt has written a decent book, easy to read, always keeps you guessing with underlying values between friends and While not as good as Mistress of Mellyn, this novel was a success! Catherine Corder is a naive yet strong woman who hastily marries the mysterious Gabriel. I used to devour Holt, and still have several in storage. This immersive story is every bit as riveting as its predecessor, Mistress of Mellyn.

Some reviewers say that they have re-read it as an adult, while prefer to keep it as a happy memory. Kirkland Revels by Victoria Holt. Honestly I don’t care whether I have kirkkand out who the culprit is in these novels or not. Actually, some of her titles are filled with too kurkland “filler”, but not this one. There was a problem adding your email address. She calls him Friday. Be the first to discover new talent!

The twists and turns toward the end were delightful. From inside the book. Definitely would recommend it. She did not know then of the terrible secrets imprisoned behind its massive walls. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. In a way sad.


A very entertaining novel. My library Help Advanced Book Search. View krikland 5 comments. 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.

It was good though. It was a lot like Mary Stewart’s books which I’ve read mostly all so I was hoping to find another author similar to her.

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.

review: Kirkland Revels

Flat out keep me in suspense until the very last minute. Some part of me felt that some of the story was vaguely familiar leaving me to wonder if I had, in fact, read this book years ago rwvels a teenager and had forgotten mostly about it. Kirkland Revels Victoria Holt Snippet view – When he asked her to marry him, she ignored the warning signs and said yes. Holt did an excellent job of writing Catherine’s fears and frustrations at the hands of her unknown tormentor, as well as her terror at the thought of kirklane institutionalized against her will.

Anyone who enjoys a good story. For her they are irrevocably linked as the first sentence of the book tells After my last harrowing read, I needed something light. Catherine comes as a young bride to the gloomy ancestral home of her husband on the Yorkshire moors, only to discover that gevels violence its walls had seen was not just a thing of the past.

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Preview — Kirkland Revels by Victoria Holt. Lonely young woman finds herself in a strange situation where her life is under threat from a mystery person. The main character was likeable and the plot intriguing. It’s not very exciting reading a mystery when you’ve kirk,and the culprit but the heroine is so oblivious to the obvious. Nov 24, Julz rated it it was amazing Shelves: As her only escape she went out for horseback rides on the moors. Aug 10, Mirkland rated it really liked it.


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I still love the pictures she creates with words. Like many others readers, I also read this book at a much, much younger age. Mar 28, Jan rated it liked it. For those that enjoy romantic mysteries, I think you would enjoy this story. Status, wealth and family in the end.

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I haven’t read this since I was a tween, and I had forgotten how good it actually is. This one I bought at a used book sale at my local library. Mar 21, Chon rated it really liked it. Desperate to get away from the dreary atmosphere, Catherine rides the moors, and comes upon a gypsy woman with a malnourished dog in tow.

Pure pleasure in reading this So many strange and frightening events occur to Catherine until and her sanity is put into question, especially since she is now pregnant and risks losing her baby.