Deryni checkmate. by Katherine Kurtz

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Volume II in the Chronicles of the Deryni.

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Pagination302 p.
Number of Pages302
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Open LibraryOL22905402M
ISBN 100345347641
OCLC/WorldCa2155602

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Deryni Checkmate () About book: If you read my review of Deryni Rising you know I didn't spend a lot of time on the fictional (fantasy) depiction of the church. That will not be possible book itself follows the events having to do with the church demanding that Deryni (all Deryni) renounce their powers and abilities, or be excommunicated.

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Now, that edition is available in mass market for the first time. About Deryni Checkmate The number of Deryni was small, for they had been hounded for generations and kept their identities secret. Deryni Checkmate - Ebook written by Katherine Kurtz. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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It is broken down into several series, including the Chronicles of the Deryni, Legends of Camber of Culdi, Histories of King Kelson, Heirs of Saint Camber and the Childe Morgan Trilogy. Apple Books Preview.

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Those who managed to retain their arcane powers concealed their background--for bitter persecution once again swept the land of /5(18).

Deryni Chronology Series. 18 primary works • 19 total works. The novels of the Deryni according to internal chronology. Book 1. Camber of Culdi. by Katherine Kurtz. Deryni Checkmate. by Katherine Kurtz. Ratings 77 Reviews published 36 : Katherine Kurtz.

Deryni Checkmate, Paperback by Kurtz, Katherine, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Threatened by King Kelson's trust in Duke Alaric Morgan, who boasts of his Deryni heritage, the priests of Gwynedd spread stories about Deryni atrocities and the race's inexplicable powers.

Deryni Checkmate, first published inis the second novel in Katherine Kurtz’s epic fantasy series that’s set in a world called Gwynedd (loosely based our own medieval UK) where some people have inherited magic from a race called the Deryni which has interbred with normal humans.

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Deryni Rising () Deryni Checkmate () High Deryni () As this trilogy starts, the Deryni in Gwynedd have been persecuted by the church for two centuries, unfortunately for the new king, whose mother is Deryni (and suffers from internalized guilt and self-loathing because of this fact).

Matters are further complicated by threats from a rival royal house of highly-trained Deryni from Torenth who use. Deryni Checkmate is a wonderfully detailed portrait of an alternate Medieval Wales and Scotland with a race of persecuted sorcerers called the Deryni.

The picture Kurtz paints of the political and religious intrigues, and the terrible toll the persecution has on /5(32). One of the earliest books published in the series is entitled ‘Deryni Checkmate’.

The Del Rey publishers released it in Author Kurtz has described the main characters in this book as Kelson Haldane, Archbishop Loris, and Alaric Morgan. Deryni Rising is a historical fantasy novel by American-born author Katherine was first published by Ballantine Books as the nineteenth volume of the Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in Augustand was reprinted at least ten times over the next three decades.

Inthe author released a revised and updated edition of the novel that was published by Ace : Katherine Kurtz.

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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.

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Katherine Kurtz Chronicles of the Deryni, vol. 2: Deryni Checkmate Published: Synopsis Kelson Haldane is king of Gynned. He has survived his. The Deryni are a fictional race of humans who possess a variety of psychic and magical abilities in the Deryni series of historical fantasy novels by Katherine political, social, and religious conflicts that surround the Deryni, particularly in the Kingdom of Gwynedd, often serve as major plot points throughout the novels.

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The Church has it in for the king’s Deryni, there’s an anti-Deryni rebellion in Morgan’s own duchy, and an evil Deryni king is threatening to invade the kingdom of Gwynedd. Deryni Checkmate. A badly set spell triggers, with devastating consequences. The Curia of Gwynedd finds itself divided over the Deryni question, and Morgan and Duncan face their demons.

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Welcome to the weekly reread of Deryni Checkmate!. Last week, Rimmel obtained a love spell from the witch Bethane while Duncan and Morgan visited a .ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Del Rey book." Inscribed by the author. Description: pages: map ; 18 cm. Series Title. Deryni Checkmate: Chapters Here’s What Happens: Chapter 4 moves on from the patented Kurtz cliffhanger at the end of Chapter 3.

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