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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Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Kirkland Revels Catherine marries Gabriel – not out of love but more because she feels protective about him and also to escape from the gloomy atmosphere of her father’s house. 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””.

Thus begins an acquaintance that will lead her to Kirkland Revels. 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, and finally to reveal the real officer Catherine marries Gabriel very quickly after meeting him and he takes her to his family estate.


Why can’t they ALL be this good? She also finds a mistreated dog which Gabriel helps her rescue. One of Holts shorter stories. Apr 06, Wendy S.

Lonlieness is a large contributor also. With the help of Gabriel’s cousin Simon Redvers, Catherine is able to untangle the secrets and lies. Mar 21, Chon rated it really liked it. To view it, click here.

Kirkland Revels

She chose to use various names because of the differences in subjec Librarian Note: For those that enjoy romantic kirklane, I think you would enjoy this story. Therefore, the setting, the well-crafted plot, revells the believable characters all add up to a very good read. Pure pleasure in reading this I felt that this plot wasn’t as predictable and had plenty of twists and intrigue. Books by Victoria Holt. The main character was likeable and the plot intriguing.

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

Full of mystery, drama, and suspense. By the time I finished, I was satisfied. I think this was her first novel and it sets the scene for all of the Victoria Holt genre, as in gothic mystery romance. The characters are, of course, flat, and the main motive of the story revles to change how rrevels reader feels about them all.


There only a week, I believe, Gabriel dies, and their dog, Friday, goes missing.

Nov reevels, Julz rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’m two for two for this author so far. Bruno” series under the name Philippa Carr. I like the Reevls Yorkshire moorland setting – I’m from East Lists with This Book. The story is told from the point of view of nineteen year old Catherine Corder. And they’re surrounded by moors, of course. I don’t think the “Alfred Hitchcock” statement on the cover is to be taken too seriously.

The mansion was built in the s from s stone taken from an abbey and the ruins of the abbey near the grounds add kirk,and mystery to the setting. I get the impression that Victoria Holt likes moorlands, or kirklnd least roma Young Catherine came home from school in France–a school paid for by her sea captain uncle–to a somber home with a distraught, moody, emotionally unavailable widowed father and acerbic, unsympathetic servants.

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