The King's Justice (The Histories of King Kelson, #2)
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The King's Justice (The Histories of King Kelson #2)

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Young Kelson Haldane, King of Gwynedd, heir to both royal and Deryni magical powers, was still no match for ex-Archbishop Loris and the Pretender Queen Caitrin who sought his death. Yet, he raised an army against them both, knowing that honor made defeat impossible....
Paperback, 322 pages
Published August 12th 1987 by Del Rey Books (first published November 12th 1985)
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Lisa (Harmonybites)
The Deryni books are great sword and sorcery fantasy. What makes them unique is that they're a blend of historical fantasy and high fantasy. What marks a book out as high fantasy is a completely imaginary world with no links to real history--legend maybe, but the ties are tenuous, even when like Tolkien's Middle Earth, Lackey's Valdemir or Pierce's Tortall, they have a pseudo-medieval feel.

This on, the other hand, is Christian Europe--yet not quite. Gwynedd is recognizably Britain--more so than...more
Daimen Vauban
This installment was much better than the first of the trilogy. Really enjoyed reading this one. Interested to see how they incorporate the third book into the trilogy as she completed this storyline in the this volume. It'll be the search for Saint Camber but it could probably have been a stand alone. I'll find out soon enough.
The Histories of King Kelson is an excellent trilogy in the Deryni world. These are some of my favorite books. Love the setting and the psychic abilities.
A good book, Katherine Kurtz writes like the reader has an encyclopedia in front of them written to explain her book..
My favorite of all of Katherine Kurtz's books. Highly recommend!
The king's justice is swift . . . and it has to be. Poor Kelson!
Pretty sure I read this at some point
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She currently lives in Virginia.
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