Deryni Rising

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Penguin, Oct 28, 2008 - Fiction - 304 pages
16 Reviews
In the kingdom of Gwynedd, the mysterious forces of magic and the superior power of the Church combine to challenge the rule of young Kelson. Now the fate of the Deryni -- a quasi-mortal race of sorcerers -- and, indeed, the fate of all the Eleven Kingdoms, rests on Kelson's ability to quash the rebellion by any means necessary . . . including the proscribed use of magic!

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

User Review  - Lissa Notreallywolf - Goodreads

I read all the Deryni books years ago, and I enjoyed them because I like history. I put these books on the same level I put Marion Zimmer Bradley, because the magical talents are very much the same as ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Ryan St george - Goodreads

A light and simple read. The prose had a romantic historical drama feel to it. At times I felt the story dragged a bit but it did manage to keep me interested enough to finish it. Medievel fantasy is ... Read full review


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CHAPTER TWO Hell hath no fury like the woman scorned Or the woman
CHAPTER THREE And I will give him the morning star REVELATIONS
CHAPTER FOUR O God with your judgement endow the King and with
CHAPTER FIVE And a voice shall speak from legend
CHAPTER SEVEN Things are not what they seem
CHAPTER NINE Whence comes the wonder whence the miracle?
CHAPTER ELEVEN For surely laughter masks a nervous soul
CHAPTER THIRTEEN Who then is the Defender?
CHAPTER FIFTEEN You placed on his head O Lord a crown of precious

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About the author (2008)

Katherine Kurtz has been writing fantasy for well over twenty-five years. She is married and lives in a renovated castle in the south of Ireland.

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