Deryni Rising

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Penguin, Oct 28, 2008 - Fiction - 304 pages
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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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The first(ish) in the much-read, much-beloved Deryni fantasy series. I found the characters flat, the plot nearly nonexistent, and the writing style so hackneyed and cheesy that I almost choked ... Read full review

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Still my favorite of hers! Read full review

Contents

Title Page
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CHAPTER TWO Hell hath no fury like the woman scorned Or the woman
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CHAPTER FOUR O God with your judgement endow the King and with your
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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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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