Deryni series

21 works, 16 primary works

The Deryni novels are set in the land of Gwynedd, one of the fictional Eleven Kingdoms. Gwynedd itself is a medieval kingdom similar to the British Isles of the 12th century, with a powerful Holy Church (based on the Roman Catholic Church), and a feudal government ruled by a hereditary monarchy. The population of Gwynedd includes both humans and Deryni, a race of people with inherent psychic and magical abilities who have been shunned and persecuted for centuries.

The five Deryni trilogies were p
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Other Series by Katherine Kurtz

Deryni Chronology (1 - 10 of 18 books)
  • Camber of Culdi (The Legends of Camber of Culdi, #1)
  • Saint Camber (The Legends of Camber of Culdi, #2)
  • Camber the Heretic (The Legends of the Camber of Culdi, #3)
  • The Harrowing of Gwynedd (The Heirs of Saint Camber #1)
  • King Javan's Year (The Heirs of Saint Camber, #2 )
  • The Bastard Prince (Heirs of Saint Camber, #3)
  • In the King's Service (The Childe Morgan #1)
  • Childe Morgan (The Childe Morgan #2)
  • The King's Deryni (The Childe Morgan, #3)
  • Deryni Rising (The Chronicles of the Deryni #1)
The Chronicles of the Deryni (3 books)
  • Deryni Rising (The Chronicles of the Deryni #1)
  • Deryni Checkmate (The Chronicles of the Deryni, #2)
  • High Deryni (The Chronicles of the Deryni #3)
The Legends of Camber of Culdi (3 books)
  • Camber of Culdi (The Legends of Camber of Culdi, #1)
  • Saint Camber (The Legends of Camber of Culdi, #2)
  • Camber the Heretic (The Legends of the Camber of Culdi, #3)
The Histories of King Kelson (4 books)
  • The Bishop's Heir (Histories of King Kelson, #1)
  • The King's Justice (The Histories of King Kelson, #2)
  • The Quest for Saint Camber (The Histories of King Kelson, #3)
  • King Kelson's Bride (The Histories of King Kelson, #4)