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Katharine Kerr


(Nancy Brahtin)
USA flag (b.1944)

Katharine Kerr was born in Ohio, and moved to San Francisco Bay Area in 1962, where she has lived ever since. She has read extensively in the fields of classical archeology, and medieval and dark ages history and literature, and these influences are clear in her work. Her epic Deverry series has won widespread praise and millions of fans around the world.
 

Genres: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction
 
Series
Deverry
   1. Daggerspell (1986)
   2. Darkspell (1987)
   3. The Bristling Wood (1989)
     aka Dawnspell: The Bristling Wood
   4. The Dragon Revenant (1990)

     aka Dragonspell

   Deverry: Three Tales (2014)
   Sword of Fire (2019)
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Polar City (with Kate Daniel)
   1. Polar City Blues (1990)
   2. Polar City Nightmare (2000)
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Deverry: The Westlands
   1. A Time of Exile (1991)
   2. A Time of Omens (1992)
   3. Days of Blood and Fire (1993)

     aka A Time of War

   4. Days of Air and Darkness (1994)

     aka A Time of Justice

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Pinch (with Mark Kreighbaum)
   1. Palace (1996)
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Deverry: The Dragon Mage
   1. The Red Wyvern (1997)
   2. The Black Raven (1999)
   3. The Fire Dragon (2000)
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Deverry: The Silver Wyrm
   1. The Gold Falcon (2006)
   2. The Spirit Stone (2006)
   3. The Shadow Isle (2008)
   4. The Silver Mage (2009)
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Nola O'Grady
   1. License to Ensorcell (2011)
   2. Water to Burn (2011)
   3. Apocalypse to Go (2012)
   4. Love on the Run (2012)
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Runemaster
   1. Sorcerer's Luck (2013)
   2. Sorcerer's Feud (2014)
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Novels
   Resurrection (1992)
   Freeze Frames (1995)
   Snare (2003)
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Collections
   Dark Magicks (2013)
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Anthologies edited
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Katharine Kerr recommends
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Being Small (2014)
Chaz Brenchley
"Highly recommended! ...brilliantly creepy...true to life...deeply disturbing..."
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Binding (2013)
(Moon Wolf, book 2)
Carol Wolf
"Wonderful! A strong new voice in Urban Fantasy tells a fast-moving, gripping story of evil magic in Los Angeles and the fearless werewolf who fights against it."
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His Conquering Sword (1993)
(Jaran, book 3)
Kate Elliott
"A solidly drawn alien race, galactic-scale politics, intrigue, warfare, even a crackling love story."

Anthologies containing stories by Katharine Kerr
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Fantasy For Good (2014)
A Charitable Anthology
edited by
Jordan Ellinger and Richard Salter

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Awards
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1995) : Days of Air and Darkness


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