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Katherine Kurtz


(Katherine Irene Kurtz)
USA flag (b.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.
 

Genres: Fantasy, Horror
 
Series
Deryni
   1. Deryni Rising (1970)
   2. Deryni Checkmate (1972)
   3. High Deryni (1973)
   The Deryni Archives (1986)
   Deryni Magic (1990)
   Codex Derynianus (1997) (with Robert Reginald)
   Deryni Tales (2002)
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Camber of Culdi
   1. Camber of Culdi (1976)
   2. Saint Camber (1978)
   3. Camber the Heretic (1981)
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King Kelson
   1. The Bishop's Heir (1984)
   2. The King's Justice (1985)
   3. The Quest for Saint Camber (1986)
   4. King Kelson's Bride (1997)
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Adept (with Deborah Turner Harris)
   1. The Adept (1991)
   2. The Lodge of the Lynx (1992)
   3. The Templar Treasure (1993)
   4. Dagger Magic (1995)
   5. Death of an Adept (1996)
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Knights of the Blood (with Scott MacMillan)
   1. Knights of the Blood (1993)
   2. At Sword's Point (1994)
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Novels
   Lammas Night (1983)
   The Legacy of Lehr (1986)
   Two Crowns for America (1996)
   St. Patrick's Gargoyle (2001)
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Anthologies edited
   Crusade of Fire (2002)
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Katherine Kurtz recommends
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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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Turning the Storm (2002)
(Eliana's Song, book 2)
Naomi Kritzer
"Exceedingly well done. I couldn't put it down."
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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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Books containing stories by Katherine Kurtz
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Battlestations (2011)
(Battlestation)
edited by
David Drake and Bill Fawcett

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Award nominations
2001 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : King Kelson's Bride
1987 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : The Quest for Saint Camber
1986 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : The King's Justice
1985 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : The Bishop's Heir
1982 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Camber the Heretic
1979 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Saint Camber
1974 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award (nominee) : High Deryni
1973 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award (nominee) : Deryni Checkmate
1973 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Deryni Checkmate
1971 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award (nominee) : Deryni Rising
1971 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Deryni Rising


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