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Katherine Kurtz


(Katherine Irene Kurtz)
USA flag (1944 - )

Katherine Irene Kurtz is the author of numerous fantasy novels, especially the Deryni novels. Although born in America, for the past several years she has lived in a renovated castle in the south of Ireland with her husband.
 
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Anthologies containing stories by Katherine Kurtz
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Short stories
The Summoning (1991)
The Gargoyle's Shadow (1998)


Awards
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1971) : Deryni Rising
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1973) : Deryni Checkmate
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1974) : High Deryni


Books about Katherine Kurtz
The Work of Katherine Kurtz (2009) by Mary A Burgess and Boden Clarke (Robert Reginald)
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Katherine Kurtz recommends
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Windmaster's Bane (1986)
(David Sullivan, book 1)
Tom Deitz
"Masterful, entertaining."
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The Baker's Boy (1995)
(Book of Words, book 1)
J V Jones
"J. V. Jones and The Baker's Boy are quite a find .... A deliciously intricate tale."
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The City of Exile (1997)
(Caledon, book 3)
Deborah Turner Harris
"A rich tapestry..."
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Ill Met by Moonlight (2001)
(Shakespearean Fantasies, book 1)
Sarah A Hoyt
"An intriguing speculation regarding the identity of Shakespeare's Dark Lady and a fetching surmise on where he might have gotten inspiration for his plays."
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The Briar King (2002)
(Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, book 1)
Greg Keyes
"Lord, how the man can use the English language. [Greg Keyes] can really spin out images - and he's given some really clever twists to old tried-and-true fantasy premises. ...Definitely left me turning the pages late."
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Turning the Storm (2002)
(Eliana's Song, book 2)
Naomi Kritzer
"Exceedingly well done. I couldn't put it down."
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On Fire's Wings (2004)
(Final Dance, book 1)
Christie Golden
"A spinner of superb yarns, richly textured as a tapestry."

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