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  - Jill Williamson - Goodreads

This is about a prince whose father is killed and so he becomes king. But someone wants to kill him too and take over the land. The only chance he has is to learn the magic of his father. But his ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Bev - Goodreads

I read this book years ago and decided to do a re-read. It is the story of the death of the current King of Gwynedd (a bit like Wales) and his sons coronation. It is full of Deryni magic and involves ... Read full review

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About the author (1985)

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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