Deryni Rising

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Ballantine, Dec 12, 1985 - Deryni (Fictitious characters) - 271 pages
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Review: Deryni Rising (The Chronicles of the Deryni #1)

User Review  - Cinden Zuspan - Goodreads

The three books in this first series are some of my all-time favorites, and this review applies to all three books: Deryni Rising, Deryni Checkmate, and High Deryni. I've read them many times, and I ... Read full review

Review: Deryni Rising (The Chronicles of the Deryni #1)

User Review  - Joseph - Goodreads

Quite good for a first novel; heck, quite good even were it not a first novel. Not a secondary-world fantasy, precisely, but not set in our world either -- more of a one-and-a-half-ary world fantasy ... Read full review


Lest the hunter become the hunted
Princes met and talked against me
Hell hath no fury like the woman scorned

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Katherine Kurtz was born in Coral Gables, Florida on October 18, 1944. She received a four-year science scholarship to the University of Miami where she graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry. She completed an M.A. in medieval English history at UCLA while writing her first two novels, and working as an instructional designer for the Los Angeles Police Academy. She is also a professionally trained hypnotist, a student of comparative religion, and somewhat of an authority on heraldry and chivalry She has also joined with Deborah Turner Harris, and together they have written five books in an adept series of occult detective thrillers set in modern Scotland. Her first editing foray, Tales of The Knights Templar, appeared from Warner Books in 1995, which wa followed by a second volume, On Crusade: More Tales of The Knights Templar.

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