I was certainly strung up, which was unusual for me. But all would be well to-morrow, I promised myself. During the next two days I explored the house and the surrounding country. I was fascinated--at times enchanted, at times repelled. I enjoyed being in the house during the day-time, and I was continually losing my way in it; but when dusk fell--I am ashamed to admit--the habit of looking furtively over my shoulder when I was. I had never stayed in such a large or ancient house; when one was alone the present seemed to merge into the past; it was because so much of the furniture had been in the house for centuries and one could not get away from the idea that this was exactly how it had looked hundreds of years ago, when other footsteps, other voices had been heard, other figures had made those long shadows on the walls.
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So many tevels 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. The villain turns out to be a suave and apparently very gentle doctor who turns out to be an illegitimate son of Sir Mathew, the lord of Kirkland Revels.
Victoria Holt is always readable even though her plots are often transparent and predictable. She did not know then of the terrible secrets imprisoned behind its massive walls. After 4 years of French Boarding school Catherine returns to her home to her fathers house. One of Holts shorter stories. Flat out keep me in suspense until the very last minute. At a few points I found myself countering between several who the main culprit could be.
The review of this Book prepared by sharmishtha. No trivia or kirklan yet. Kirkland Revels — Wikipedia Then She discovers she is pregnant and her baby is the heir to the family fortune. I really enjoyed this gothic romance. Evokes the beauty of the English countryside Catherine, not at home among his very odd family, decides it would be better to return to the erratic home she knows best.
Marks off because of Friday view spoiler [the dog who disappeared at the beginning of the story. She was still writing historical fiction under the name of Victoria Holt as well as yet another pseudonym, Jean Plaidy. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Account Options Sign in. Dec 04, Neja rated it liked it Shelves: Fresh from school in France, Catherine Corder receives an expected cold welcome from her father at their Yorkshire home.
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. Kirkland Revels by Victoria Holt. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention kirklanc highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
A very entertaining novel. I used to devour Holt, and still have several in storage. Her father does not meet her with the carriage, nor does her beloved Uncle Dick, she is disappointed. So many reviewers seem to be bothered by that. The atmosphere that is created, the vividly real characters, the angst — all served up in engaging st 3.
Anyway, good atmospheric descriptions of the manor kiroland, ruined abbey, mysterious tunnels, Yorkshire Jane Eyre-ish desolation and the elements. Like romances, it has the familiar patterns. To ask other readers questions about Kirkland Revelsplease sign up.
Happy endings eliminate reveps. What are you doing? To view it, click here. I was amazed how much I still enjoyed it. Kirkland Revels I just love a good Gothic romance murder mystery. The main character was likeable and the plot intriguing. The first half was a little drab for me but by the second half I was kitkland.
In her bedroom- of a monk, kiroland realization that her son is not to survive. Catherine and Gabriel met one day and began to see each other quite frequently.
Back then Victoria Holt was one of my favourite authors. There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. I get the impression that Victoria Holt likes moorlands, or at least romanticizes the moors, peaty-smelling bogs, and kirjland open grassy places with large boulders just a bit. Despite a slightly plodding start, come about a quarter of the way in this becomes an engaging tale, with plenty of mystery and suspense. TOP Related.
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So many tevels 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. The villain turns out to be a suave and apparently very gentle doctor who turns out to be an illegitimate son of Sir Mathew, the lord of Kirkland Revels. Victoria Holt is always readable even though her plots are often transparent and predictable. She did not know then of the terrible secrets imprisoned behind its massive walls. After 4 years of French Boarding school Catherine returns to her home to her fathers house. One of Holts shorter stories. Flat out keep me in suspense until the very last minute.
Cathy finds she is pregnant and she is being terrorized by a vanishing monk, things disappearing and being made to question her sanity. I was amazed how much I still enjoyed it. I really enjoyed it. I still love the pictures she creates with words.
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