Deryni Checkmate · Childe Morgan · In the King’s Service · King Kelson’s Bride · Two Crowns for America. See all books by Katherine Kurtz. Read “High Deryni” by Katherine Kurtz with Rakuten Kobo. With young King Kelson on the throne of Gwynedd, the priesthood of the Eleven Kingdoms felt its. Find product information, ratings and reviews for High Deryni (Unabridged) (MP3 -CD) (Katherine Kurtz) online on

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I do remember that we have a female main character through that trilogy which is surely a step in the right direction. I hope that the later books will also soon be available in audiobook format. The warring armies never actually clash; the Camberian Council is revealed and they’re a bunch of squabbling, out-of-touch stuffed shirts; the problem of the rebellious Warin de Grey and his crusade against the Deryni is solved in a couple pages, and all the excommunications just go away as a consequence; major characters use their powers in morally reprehensible ways; and the ending is a deux ex machina with no higgh dramatic satisfaction.

Who attacked the space outpost? And then after finally – for the first time in the series – successfully building up some derynu, the ending completely ruins it. Want to Read saving…. This deryi installment was much more interesting and engaging than the 2nd, but there are 2 major denouements that just fizzle because of an easy solution that just happens.

Although furious deryyni the real Council arrives, Wencit eventually concedes to their presence. What a let down.


Xeryni Light, Sister Dark. What an utterly satisfying end to the trilogy that started with Deryni Rising and continued in Deryni Checkmate. With young King Kelson on the throne of Gwynedd, the priesthood of the Eleven Kingdoms felt its control deeply threatened.

Oct 18, Donald Walker rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

The history buff in me enjoyed the parallels very much. Beauty and the Werewolf. In fact, I thought these instances seemed more realistic than if Kurtz had staged showy sword fights. It did keep my interest. I want to know. No trivia or quizzes yet. Please Audible, let’s have more higj this spectacular talent!

I really enjoyed this series by Katherine Kurtz. Christoph Herrchen rated it it was amazing Apr 28, I would have liked to see more depth to the world, as well.

Before the Storm World of Warcraft. But is it the ending I expected. I had such high hopes for this original Deryni series after enjoying the later prequels back when I was in middle school, but now I’m worried that Tween Alex was just kinda dumb. Item s unavailable for purchase.

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The Sword of the South. This story mainly centers around the defeat of the renegade Deryni, and Morgan, Duncan and Kelson being accepted as full Deryni because of the talents that they have shown. The prose is stilted. Paperbackpages.

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It is her detail and plot that is This was the final installment of the Chronicles of Deryni trilogy. He had the power and plenty of opportunity. Give the reader a surprise ending, lay out hints for the books to come in the future and conclude the main story arc, while ceryni some unresolved. I really did enjoy this collection. They decried the Deryni as witches and heretics, drove them underground, and usurped Young Kelson Haldane has claimed his birthright and assumed the throne of Gwynedd.


The novel itself details events, including all the inconsequential things that can be skimmed over, while skimming over the events that seem consequential. I honestly don’t know what to think. Katherine Kurtz gets better deryji each novel in this world. Get it free with day trial. And What an utterly satisfying end to the trilogy that started with Deryni Rising and continued in Deryni Checkmate.

Kelson learns of Bran Coris’ treason, but is nonetheless determined to win the war. I’m not talking about Wencit. I deryin like to see much more as this ending was so anticlimactic, and hope that Mrs. She currently lives in Virginia.

Deeryni helps you keep track of books you want to read. I realize that Morgan and Duncan going hifh Dhassa is part of the reason he was able to do it, but what with a cataclysmic war on the horizon I expect he might be forgiven. Apr 07, Kerry rated it really liked it Shelves: