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Bride Of Pendorric When Favel Farrington Met Roc Pendorric On The Italian Island Where She Lived With Her Father, They Fell Deeply In Love, And There Was No Reason To Suspect That They Would Not Live Happily Ever After Then Faval S Father Was Drowned While Swimming, A Circumstance That Was As Puzzling To Favel As It Was Heartbreaking No One Could Have Been Devoted During These Sad Days Than Roc, And When He Took Her Home To Pendorric, The Ancient Family Home On The Cornish Cliffs, No Family Could Have Welcomed Her Warmly Than Roc S Sister, Her Husband, And Twin Daughters In Fact Everyone In The House And The Village Was Eager To Meet The Bride Of Pendorric.At First The Phrase Amused Favel Then She Found Herself Looking And Often At The Portraits Of Two Other Brides Of Pendorric Who Had Died Young And Tragically One Of Them Roc S Own Mother The Very Stones Of Pendorric Seemed To Be Waiting For Her To Slip The Courtyard Seemed To Have Eyes And Was There Speculation Even In The Eyes Of The Young Twins, Who Watched Her Constantly Did She Imagine It, Or Was Roc Curiously Attentive To Other Women At Pendorric And Did His Absence Grow Frequent Surely No Legend, No Evil Out Of The Past Could Threaten Their Happiness Surely Roc S Love For Her Had Not Been Pretense.At Last, In A Terrifying Moment, Favel Can No Longer Dismiss As Accident The Strange Things That Are Happening To Her At Pendorric She Must Confront The Very Real Dangers Of The Present.


10 thoughts on “Bride Of Pendorric

  1. says:

    3.5 stars, rounding up So we ve got a rechristened Retro Reads GR group for early to mid 20th century nostalgic type reads, mostly historical fiction with some mysteries and romances mixed in , and there s an upcoming buddy read of Victoria Holt s Mistress of Mellyn in about two weeks It sounded kind of fun to me, and I found a big fat omnibus volume of Holt gothic romantic suspense novels on Abebooks 4 for the hardback of all four novels, and no shipping charge Score It arrived in the ma 3.5 stars, rounding up So we ve got a rechristened Retro Reads GR group for early to mid 20th century nostalgic type reads, mostly historical fiction with some mysteries and roman...


  2. says:

    This was the first gothic romance novel I ever read in 7th or 8th grade and I m giving it a 5 because I loved it so much at that time It was a transitional book for me, an adult romance mystery after having read all the Nancy Drew series and Scholastic book selections for young readers, etc If I were to read it again now, I might ...


  3. says:

    Victoria Holt had clearly swotted up on before writing this doom laden account of a young girl s infatuation marriage to an older man After her father s unexpected death, Roc whisks Favel from Capri to Cornwall where she is terrorised by the legend of the Brides of Pendorric.While reading I found Favel s constant unease surprising in one so young nineteen but she was completely on her own married to a man she barely knew So I m cutting her some slack.A major weakness fo Victoria Holt had clearly swotted up on before writing this doom laden account of a young girl s infatuation marriage to an older man After her father s unexpected death, Roc whisks Favel from Capri to Cornwall where she is terrorised by the legend of the Brides of Pendorric.While reading I found Favel s constant unease surprising in one so young nineteen but she was completely on her own married to a man she barely knew So I m cutting her some slack.A major weakness fo...


  4. says:

    Eking out a living with her widowed father in his art studio on the island of Capri, Favel is swept off her feet by visitor Roc Pendorric and they are married, although her happiness is marred by the sudden death of her father Upon arrival at Roc s Cornwall estate, Favel learns of the legend of the Brides of Pendorric married into the family for their money and die mysterious deaths at a young age and then destined to haunt the halls until another bride dies and takes her place Not surprisin Eking out a living with her widowed father in his art studio on the island of Capri, Favel is swept off her feet by visitor Roc Pendorric and they are married, although her happiness is marred by the sudden death of her father Upon arrival at Roc s Cornwall estate, Favel learns of the legend of the Brides of Pendorric married into the family for their money and die mysterious deaths at a young age and then destined to haunt the halls until another bride dies and takes her place Not surprisingly, things soon begin to go bump in the night is it possible that the ghost of Roc s mother really does haunt the home Is Favel destined to be the next Bride of Pendorric to die and haunt the mansion, or is somethingsinister involved As Favel begins to experience unusual accidents she begins to wonder about her husband Roc Did he really fall in love with her or was there an ulterior motive How did he happen to show up at their studio in Capri...


  5. says:

    Favel was a lovely heroine, if a little unsure And I am not surprised that she was so unsure, how can you not be when people don t tell you what s happening And what was she to do with so many little things destroying her peace From two twins set on her becoming one of The Brides to accidents happening a little too soon after the others for comfort and being locked in a crypt, something is afoot and it s enough to craze the most stable of us There were three sets of twins Three Try figurin Favel was a lovely heroine, if a little unsure And I am not surprised that she was so unsure, how can you not be when people don t tell you what s happening And wh...


  6. says:

    So many sets of twins and such a cliched way of combining twins and suspense narratives sigh


  7. says:

    It is hard for me to be objective about this book and to keep from comparing it to Daphne Du Maurier s Rebecca since it is so obviously inspired by it I just couldn t take it seriously Way over the top, heavy handed, and ridiculous, with that cliche dumb as a post heroine who refuses to see what is staring at her in the face, and a so called hero who spends so much time away from the action that he truly seemsghost like than the dep...


  8. says:

    Recently, I ve decided to revisit cherished writers and well loved books of the past Victoria Holt, and the genre of gothic suspense romance is one of many on my list The Bride of Pendorric is a reread for me, and I thoroughly enjoyed my new endeavor The book did not disappoint many gothic elements are well presen...


  9. says:

    I enjoyed it Review to follow.


  10. says:

    I loved it It was amusing, but also it was suspenseful There were a few heartwarming moments, like with the old Lord Polhorgan is that it Ok, here s the summary Favel marries Roc Pendorric, and goes to live with him and his sister, Morwenna and nieces, Hyson and Lyson There is a legend surrounding the place that the last Bride Ro...