The Judas Kiss has ratings and 52 reviews. Misfit said: I was seventeen years old before I discovered that my sister had been stor. El Beso De Judas/the Kiss Of Judas by Victoria Holt at – ISBN 10 : – ISBN – Debolsillo – – Softcover. Libros de Segunda Mano (posteriores a ) – Literatura – Narrativa – Novela Romántica: El beso de judas _ victoria holt. Compra, venta y subastas de Novela .
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I read all Victoria Holt’s books. This was one I had missed, perhaps because the title turned me off–but oh so good. And suddenly the fairy-tale kindgom glittered with evil and danger.
I hate that throughout the novel, LOVE is used as an excuse for infidelity and adultery. Trivia About The Judas Kiss.
Another book off the free shelf at the library. As a long time Holt reader, I thought I’d read everything; in truth, I’ve probably only read a dozen or so of her literally dozens of books under various names. I enjoyed this story which begins with Phillipa Pippa Ewell finding a newspaper clipping and discovering her sister Francine was murdered. Francine rants to Pippa she will never marry him she will leave first, she does not have long and a family that visits periodically shows up to open their home for a visit the girls decide to investigate the family who is German and they are discovered in the home.
And this is the one I’ve liked the best so far. Pippa’s personality was inconsistent throughout the story. It sounds odd and a bit koo koo, but I really adored this book.
Francine marries her lover, Rudolph, and runs away with him to his country where he is next in li. The story returns to the girls childhood and we learn they lived on their parents on an island after his father left his home when he pursued being an artist which was against his father’s wishes. She gets a job as a governess to Freya, whom Rudolph was to marry.
As always there are the favorable elements of suspense, murder, and intrigue that are common in Victoria Holt’s work. The Judas Kiss is to this day truly a favourite of mine! Her grandmother dies leaving Pippa a large inheritance. Many of her readers under one penname never suspected her other identities.
Write a customer review. The Judas Kiss is a good read. This drive and determination keeps the story moving forward with no lulls. Dec 04, Neja rated it liked it Shelves: When Francine turns seventeen, her grandfather tells her that she is to marry her cousin Arthur, a man whom Francine and Pippa despise.
The Judas Kiss
The girls are welcomed and invited to the a ball they will be hosting. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The plot is varied and winding, with changes of setting and mood. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.
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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Get to Know Wl. My father would tell us stories about when and how it was built and what would hunters do on weekends, and I would daydream in a different way killing animals was excluded: Recently I started jidas through a number of Victoria Holt’s books for the first time.
There was this beautiful house for hunters in the middle of the wood, which I used to see while driving in the car. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
Bolt to Read saving…. I read this victodia and have beao trying to dowload a copy on-line but I cannot. They are happy and loved by their parents. Mar 27, Mandy rated it really liked it. Sigmund was also I always like the settings in Holt’s novels. I always like the settings in Holt’s novels. I thought this was pretty awful. I’d been put off her as an author after several failed attempts at ‘The Night of the Seventh Moon’ but then I picked up Mistress of Mellyn and realised I’d been unfair.
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.
She falls in love with Conrad who turns out to be the next Bavarian heir. All in all a fast, satisfying read, as all of Holt’s novels are. Sep 20, Rachelle rated it it was ok. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Unlike Gabaldon, Holt doesn’t go into so much detail that you feel bogged down; instead, she imparts the essence of the period with just enough history to pack a punch, and viictoria help you understand the machinations of the historic period.
When their parents die, they are sent to live with their rich grandfather who rules his house with an iron fist. When the sisters were still young, their father and mother died and they were sent to London to live with their stern grandfather in the forbidding Greystone Manor. I often read with the music of Kyle Dixon and Cliff Martinez playing in the background which added a sombre quality – taking the Mills and Boon-esque edge of my vision.
Melinda I don’t have a copy but if you are wanting to read it again you can check it out on openlibrary. Sep 13, Sandeep Sandhu rated it liked it. Her father is a sculptor, her mother his muse, and her sister Francine, her best friend. Oct 12, Sussann rated it it was amazing.