[Reading] ➿ Seven for a Secret ➶ Victoria Holt – Thomashillier.co.uk

Seven for a Secret One Of The Bestselling Names In Romantic Suspense Delivers A Strong New Story Of Scandal, Suicide And Seduction Young Frederica Is Trying To Adjust To Her New Home And School In Wiltshire But Secrets And Sensuality Are Starting To Stalk Her.


10 thoughts on “Seven for a Secret

  1. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here What a mess of a book I usually enjoy Holt, even if I don t necessarily like her romances, but this book was a complete mess It started off quite interesting with Frederica growing up with a bitter mother who pines after her old grand life But when she moves to be with her aunt, the story becomes becomes darker The first half of the book held my interest There is the secret of the Seven Magpies, her new friends, Rachel and Tamarisk, and the different men in the vicinity to keep the story mo What a mess of a book I usually enjoy Holt, even if I don t necessarily like her romances, but this book was a complete mess It started off quite interesting with Frederica growing up with a bitter mother who pines after her old grand life But when she moves to be with her aunt, the story becomes becomes darker The first half of the book held my interest There is the secret of the Seven Magpies, her new friends, Rachel and Tamarisk, and the different men in the vicinity to keep the story moving But then the plot got convoluted and every two pages I began to exclaim Wait, what, why Like, a man agreeing to accept some other man s child as his own What if it had been a boy, and not a girl What ...


  2. says:

    I ll be the first to admit that Victoria Holt doesn t write great literature Her stories are fluff meant for entertainment and not much else But so what Once in awhile a bit of entertainment is all I really ask for in a book, and as such Seven for a Secret did a great job The writing was tighter than I ve seen in some of her other books and while somewhat contrived the plot wasn t altogether improbable and the ending very satisfactory.It s not a book that ll leave a lasting impression on a I ll be the first to admit that Victoria Holt doesn t write great literature Her stories are...


  3. says:

    She is such a good writer I love how she writes from childhood and unravels all these cryptic mysteries My husband was excited that I was reading a romance But this disappointed him for it was really really clean anda story of discovery I loved it and I love her books


  4. says:

    Books written by Victoria Holt are so cheesy, but sometimes that s exactly what you need I ve read a loooot of her books when I was 14 15 years old..that was the last time I ve read them I absolutely loved them at the time I m thinking of reading one of her books just for the old times sake


  5. says:

    Now, this did not turn out to be as interesting as I expected I don t know whether it is one of her worse works, or whether her books may not so intriguing to a mature adult as they could be to a school college student I read a few of her books way back then, and loved them I was never much into romances, but found her kind of romantic thrillers quite enjoyable I didn t find another of her books since then, and was therefore thrilled to find one at Blossoms a couple of weeks back And I was Now, this did not turn out to be as interesting as I expected I don t know whether it is one of her worse works, or whether her books may not so intriguing to a mature adult as they could be to a school college student I read a few of her books way back then, and loved them I was never much into romances, but found her kind of romantic thrillers quite enjoyable I didn t find another of her books since then, and was therefore thrilled to find one at Bl...


  6. says:

    Another author I keep hearing about from my friends I don t know if all her books are this rubbishy or if I just picked a bad one, but it read like the magnum opus of a fifteen year old who reads too many sordid newspaper articles How else can you cram seduction, suicide, identity cr...


  7. says:

    One of my all time favorite books, I first read Seven for a Secret when I was in high school For a few years I looked in local book shops for a copy of my own, but didn t find one until recently It was still as good as I remembered it being seven or eight years ago.


  8. says:

    In my teens, I was an avid reader of Victoria Holt novels and had every one I could get my hands on However, after lending my collection to someone, with the promise they would all be returned, then never seeing my precious books again, I moved on to other authors I picked up Seven for a Secret at a used bookstore, thinking to re visit my childhood author Seven for a Secret did not totally disappoint it is a nice story, as were all of Victoria Holt s books However, I felt there was some In my teens, I was an avid reader of Victoria Holt novels and had every one I could get my hands on However, after lending my collection to someone, with the promise they would all be returned, then never seeing my precious books again, I moved on to other authors I picked up Seven for a Secret at a used bookstore, thinking to re visit my childhood author Seven for a Secret did not totally disappoint it is a nice story, as were all of Victoria Holt s books However, I felt there was something missing.The story starts out strong enough the tragedy that befell the heroine, Frederica, could very well have been such during those times Her mother, born into luxury, lost it all the money, the marriage, life as she ha...


  9. says:

    This is certainly not my favorite of Victoria Holt novels It started well but it just went on too long Certain sections could have been totally omitted as far as I was concerned Also, the mystery became very obvious...


  10. says:

    I d give it 3.5 if I could It took me a few days to get into it, then parts in the middle were a bit repetitive mostly the main character s inner dialog , but one night it kept me reading until 2am and I was moved to tears at another point.


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