Katherine Kurtz


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in Coral Gables, Florida, The United States
October 18, 1944

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Katherine Kurtz is an American fantasy novel writer. She is best known for her Deryni series. She currently lives in Virginia.

Average rating: 3.99 · 66,885 ratings · 1,564 reviews · 59 distinct worksSimilar authors
Deryni Rising (The Chronicl...

3.95 avg rating — 6,967 ratings — published 1970 — 11 editions
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High Deryni (The Chronicles...

4.04 avg rating — 6,070 ratings — published 1973 — 11 editions
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Camber the Heretic (The Leg...

4.02 avg rating — 5,619 ratings — published 1981 — 2 editions
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Camber of Culdi (The Legend...

3.90 avg rating — 5,165 ratings — published 1976 — 29 editions
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Saint Camber (The Legends o...

4.02 avg rating — 4,524 ratings — published 1978 — 16 editions
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Deryni Checkmate (The Chron...

4.02 avg rating — 4,235 ratings — published 1972 — 11 editions
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The Quest for Saint Camber ...

4.07 avg rating — 3,727 ratings — published 1986
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The Bishop's Heir (Historie...

4.09 avg rating — 3,657 ratings — published 1984 — 15 editions
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The King's Justice (The His...

4.12 avg rating — 3,174 ratings — published 1985 — 5 editions
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The Harrowing of Gwynedd (T...

4.06 avg rating — 2,294 ratings — published 1989
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Camber of Culdi Saint Camber Camber the Heretic The Harrowing of Gwynedd King Javan's Year The Bastard Prince In the King's Service
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Deryni Rising Deryni Checkmate High Deryni
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Camber of Culdi Saint Camber Camber the Heretic
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The Bishop's Heir The King's Justice The Quest for Saint Camber King Kelson's Bride
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The Harrowing of Gwynedd King Javan's Year The Bastard Prince
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“Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy? —Proverbs 27:4”
Katherine Kurtz, The Legends of Camber of Culdi Trilogy: Camber of Culdi, Saint Camber, and Camber the Heretic

“Chapter 1 In the bitter cold of a late December night, the gargoyle’s sharp gaze scanned restlessly over the deserted streets of Dublin. Not far below, the clock in the tower of St. Patrick’s Cathedral began to strike midnight. The sound of the bell reverberated on a breeze brittle with the promise of snow, skittering among the city’s chimneys and across frost-kissed slate roofs. Very soon, the rhythm was picked up by other clocks elsewhere in the sleeping city.”
Katherine Kurtz, St. Patrick's Gargoyle

“Reflected briefly in the car’s polished black door, just as his visitor ducked back into the sheltering shadow of the shutters, was not a darkly menacing shadow-shape laced with fire, but the stern, majestic figure of an armored warrior, with a diadem of stars bound across its noble brow and dark pinions sweeping from powerful shoulders to trail rainbows behind. And what its strong hands were cradling against its armored breast was not a radiator mascot but a tiny winged cherub.”
Katherine Kurtz, St. Patrick's Gargoyle

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