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Saint Camber (The Legends of Camber of Culdi,  Vol. 2)
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Saint Camber (The Legends of Camber of Culdi, Vol. 2)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey. Good. 1979. Mass Market Paperback. 0345259521 . Spine slightly creased, reading crease, corners bumped, minor edge wear and rubbing, light crease across front cover. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Camber of Culdi, master of arcane Deryni powers, should have been content. When Imre's evil reign threatened to destroy the Kingdom of Gwynedd, Camber had led the successful revolt against him and had found the last heir of the human kings to replace him. With the crowning of Cinhil, Camber's work should have been done. But now Ariella, sister of the dead Imre, was plotting war against Cinhil. Only Camber could thwart her evil spells. Only Camber could guide Cinhil to unite human and Deryni forces. "Cinhil, however, was in no mood to heed Camber's advice. He was bitter and angry with Camber for having snatched him from his monastic cell and thrust him into this struggle for power. There seemed no hope for Gwynedd unless Camber could end the resentment of the King against him. And the only way to accomplish that was for Camber of Culdi to die!"; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

$3.95

Deryni Rising
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Deryni Rising

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey. Very Good. 1993. Twenty-Third Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0345347633 . Spine slightly slanted, creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, binding somewhat tight. An attractive copy. Volume 1 in the Chronicles of the Deryni trilogy, and Katherine Kurtz' first novel. "A sweeping tale of romance and sorcery set in the imaginary kingdom of Gwynedd - where the mysterious forces of magic and the superior power of the Church combine to challenge the rule of young Kelson, who came to the throne when his father was brutally murdered by the sorceress Charissa. "The fate of the Deryni - a quasi-mortal race of sorcerers-and, indeed, the fate of the Eleven Kingdoms rest on Kelson's ability to quash the rebellion by fair means or foul - even by the proscribed use of magic! "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

$4.45

King Javan\'s Year (Vol. II in The Heirs of Saint Camber)
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King Javan's Year (Vol. II in The Heirs of Saint Camber)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey / Ballantine. Very Good-. 1993. First Mass Market Edition. Mass Market Paperback. 0345384784 . Spine a bit curved, moderate spine creasing, corners bumped, minor edge wear. A nice copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 496 pages; Volume II of The Heirs of Saint Camber series) "The young King Alroy was dying, and so the power-hungry former Regents began their plotting anew, conspiring to immure the rightful successor - the Deryni-sympathizing Prince Javan - in the monastery where he had taken holy vows. Javan proved to be a formidable opponent: the Deryni-like powers bequeathed to the Haldane kings were already stirring in him. Javan was determined to claim his rightful crown and to restore justice to the kingdom. But the former Regents would stop at nothing to wrest back control of Gwynedd." .

$4.00

Deryni Checkmate (Vol II: the Chronicles of the Deryni)
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Deryni Checkmate (Vol II: the Chronicles of the Deryni)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey Books. Good+. 1991. 27th Edition; Twenty-First Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0345347641 . Spine slightly slanted and creased. Corners bumped and top corner torn. Some edge wear and rubbing, and yellowing of pages. A good copy. ; Cover Art; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 302 pages; This is Volume II of The Chronicles of the Deryni series. "The number of the Deryni was small, very small--for they had been hounded for generations, their very identity kept secret for so long that many who were of Deryni blood did not know it. Those who did, those few who had managed to retain their arcane powers, concealed their background--for bitter persecution once again swept the land of Gwynedd, inspired by a raving fanatic sworn to destroy all Deryni in a final bloodbath. " .

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Saint Camber  (The Legends of Camber of Culdi,  Vol. 2)
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Saint Camber (The Legends of Camber of Culdi, Vol. 2)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey. Fair. 1979. Mass Market Paperback. 0345259521 . Spine, covers somewhat creased, corners bumped, chipped, some edge wear. Top part of nearly half the pages appear to have suffered some water damage. Bookseller stamps inside front cover. "Camber of Culdi, master of arcane Deryni powers, should have been content. When Imre's evil reign threatened to destroy the Kingdom of Gwynedd, Camber had led the successful revolt against him and had found the last heir of the human kings to replace him. With the crowning of Cinhil, Camber's work should have been done. But now Ariella, sister of the dead Imre, was plotting war against Cinhil. Only Camber could thwart her evil spells. Only Camber could guide Cinhil to unite human and Deryni forces. "Cinhil, however, was in no mood to heed Camber's advice. He was bitter and angry with Camber for having snatched him from his monastic cell and thrust him into this struggle for power. There seemed no hope for Gwynedd unless Camber could end the resentment of the King against him. And the only way to accomplish that was for Camber of Culdi to die!"; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

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The Quest for Saint Camber (The Histories of King Kelson, Vol. 3)
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The Quest for Saint Camber (The Histories of King Kelson, Vol. 3)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey. Very Good. 1992. Fifth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0345300998 . Spine a bit creased, corners a bit chipped, light reading crease, a little edge wear and rubbing, interior clean and unmarked .An attractive copy. "Time after time, the legendary Camber - one-time Saint of the half-magic race of Deryni - had intervened in the affairs of young Kelson, King of Gwynedd. Yet Camber was known to have died two hundred years before! "Now Kelson set forth with his blood brother Dhugal to search out relics of this mysterious patron of his, leaving his uncle Nigel to rule in his absence. "Then word came that Kelson and Dhugal had fallen from a crumbling cliff during a storm. No trace of their bodies could be found in the raging waters below. The king was dead and Nigel must become king. "But to Conall, son of Nigel, the temptation of the throne was too great. In rage, he struck down his father with secretly gained Deryni power. Now he would be king! "But Conall had overlooked Saint Camber . . . "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

$4.45

The Deryni Archives (Chronicles of the Deryni Ser.)
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The Deryni Archives (Chronicles of the Deryni Ser.)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York, NY: Ballantine Books. Good. 1986. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. 0345326784 . Ex-library, with appropriate stamps and markings. Spine/covers somewhat creased, corners bumped, shelf-cocked. Covers in protective wraps, which is starting to come loose at the spine. Slight darkening. "A "must have" collection of Deryni short stories spanning more than two hundred years of Deryni hopes and fears." Eight stories of the Deryni, plus introduction and notes by the author, including a description of the origins of the series.; Ex-Library; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall .

$4.45

The Harrowing of Gwynedd (The Heirs of Saint Camber Vol 1)
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The Harrowing of Gwynedd (The Heirs of Saint Camber Vol 1)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey. Very Good. 1990. 27th Edition; Third Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0345363140 . Corners bumped, a little edge wear, chip at top of spine, binding tight. An attractive copy. "Evil times had come for the Deryni. The Regents of the boy-king Alroy sought the destruction of all that race. And now Bishop Alister Cullen was dead, depriving Deryni of their greatest friend, for that was the body that Camber of Culdi had worn for twelve long years. But neither Camber's daughter Evaine nor his son Father Joram could be sure. Camber's body lay unchanged and incorruptible. Was it a sign that he had worked a final spell to hold off death? Or had Camber really become a saint? Whatever was true, the effort to save the Deryni had to continue. There was a way - dangerous and uncertain - to remove the Deryni powers from many so that they could pass as merely human, to scatter into anonymity and survive. While that great effort went forward, Evaine pursued the most perilous quest of all - to find among ancient forbidden scrolls the spell that might release Camber."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

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High Deryni
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High Deryni

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey. Very Good. 1993. Eighteenth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0345347668 . Spine slightly creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear, binding fairly tight. An attractive copy. Volume 3 of the Chronicles of the Deryni trilogy. "With young King Kelson on the throne of Gwynedd, the priesthood of the Eleven Kingdoms felt its control deeply threatened. For Kelson was half Deryni - part of that race of humans gifted with extrasensory powers . . . a race that had ruled two centuries earlier, but was dethroned and driven underground. Now, the final battle for ultimate power was about to break into open conflict, led by the Church which equated the supernatural powers of the Deryni with witchcraft and heresy! "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

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The Legacy of Lehr
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The Legacy of Lehr

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Avon Books. Very Good. 1988. Mass Market Paperback. 0380704544 . Spine slightly slanted/creased, minor edgewear/bumping. A clean, unmarked, attractive copy. "Captain George Lutobo of the interstellar luxury cruiser Valkyrie isn't happy when his ship is diverted from its regular run. He's even less happy when he finds out why -- to pick up four large, blue cats with psychic powers. Captain Lutobo doesn't like cats. He also doesn't like Mather Seton and dr. Wallis Hamilton, the husband-and-wife team in charge of the cats -- but they have direct authority from the Emperor. Nobody like murders, but they start happening on the Valkyrie soon after the cats come aboard -- and it looks as though the cats are responsible. Seton and Wallis know that the cats couldn't have gotten out of their cages, but their search for the real killer leads nowhere -- until one of the cats is killed in a way that was clearly impossible."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

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The Bishop\'s Heir (The Histories of King Kelson, Vol. 1)
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The Bishop's Heir (The Histories of King Kelson, Vol. 1)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey. Good. 1993. Eighth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0345347617 . Spine lightly creased, a little edge wear and rubbing, edge wear and dents to leading edge of front cover and first dozen pages with page corners dog-eared. Interior clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "Once again the Kingdom of Gwynedd under young King Kelson found itself facing the horror of war between the Church and the Deryni. And this time, there was also the threat of revolution. "Caitrin, Pretender Queen of Meara, was plotting to free Meara from its control by Gwynedd and make it an independent kingdom. "And ex-Archbishop Loris was once again free from his prison. To him and the fanatics of the Church, the strange, magical powers of the Deryni were evil witchcraft. Now, backed by six of the leading bishops of the land, he was conspiring to exterminate half-Deryni King Kelson and all his Deryni friends. "It looked as if even all the young King's Deryni powers might not be enough to save the peace of Gwynedd. "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

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The Legacy of Lehr
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The Legacy of Lehr

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Walker & Company. Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 0802766617 . Ex-library with usual markings, plus back FEP torn out when retired. White boards with blue lettering, minor edge wear, shelf-cocked. Spine is cracked at the title page, with a couple signatures pulling away from spine. Jacket is in protective wraps, taped to boards. Some darkening, edge wear. "Captain George Lutobo of the interstellar luxury cruiser Valkyrie isn't happy when his ship is diverted from its regular run. He's even less happy when he finds out why -- to pick up four large, blue cats with psychic powers. Captain Lutobo doesn't like cats. He also doesn't like Mather Seton and dr. Wallis Hamilton, the husband-and-wife team in charge of the cats -- but they have direct authority from the Emperor. Nobody like murders, but they start happening on the Valkyrie soon after the cats come aboard -- and it looks as though the cats are responsible. Seton and Wallis know that the cats couldn't have gotten out of their cages, but their search for the real killer leads nowhere -- until one of the cats is killed in a way that was clearly impossible."; Ex-Library; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall .

$6.75

St. Patrick\'s Gargoyle
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St. Patrick's Gargoyle

By Kurtz, Katherine

Akron, Ohio: Ace Books. Very Good. 2002. First Ace Paperback Edition. Mass Market Paperback. 0441009050 . Spine very slightly slanted. Corners slightly bumped, slight edge wear and crease on back cover. A nice, attractive copy. ; Cover art by Jon Sullivan, cover design by David Rheinhardt. ; Cover Art; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 291 pages; "From his perch high above the bustling Dublin streets, a gargoyle named Padraig keeps watch over his beloved city. It was once beautifully elegant, brilliantly sacred. But now something has changed. He can feel it...On a bitterly cold December night, vandals break into St. Patrick's Cathedral. Paddy melts into the darkness in search of revenge---but nothing could have prepared him for the evil that descends when he finds it..." .

$4.50

The Harrowing of Gwynedd (Signed) (The Heirs of Saint Camber Vol 1)
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The Harrowing of Gwynedd (Signed) (The Heirs of Saint Camber Vol 1)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey. Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1989. Hardcover. 0345332598 . Spine slightly cocked. A little wear on corners. Light speckling primarily to top edge. A little sunning along top and bottom edges. Owner's name blacked out on front end page. A good copy. ; Signed by author on title page. Dust jacket protected in new Brodart. ; The Heirs of Saint Camber Series; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 384 pages; Volume 1 of The Heirs of Saint Camber series. " Evil times had come for the Deryni. The Regents of the boy-king Alroy sought the destruction of all that race. And now Bishop Alister Cullen was dead, depriving Deryni of their greatest friend, for that was the body that Camber of Culdi had worn for twelve long years. But neither Camber's daughter Evaine nor his son Father Joram could be sure. Camber's body lay unchanged and incorruptible. Was it a sign that he had worked a final spell to hold off death? Or had Camber really become a saint? Whatever was true, the effort to save the Deryni had to continue. There was a way - dangerous and uncertain - to remove the Deryni powers from many so that they could pass as merely human, to scatter into anonymity and survive. While that great effort went forward, Evaine pursued the most perilous quest of all - to find among ancient forbidden scrolls the spell that might release Camber." ; Signed by Author .

$24.00

The Harrowing of Gwynedd (The Heirs of Saint Camber Vol 1)
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The Harrowing of Gwynedd (The Heirs of Saint Camber Vol 1)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey. Very Good-. 1989. First Mass Market Edition. Mass Market Paperback. 0345363140 . Spine very slightly slanted, minor edgewear. Scuff mark on text of p. 19. A bright attractive copy. "Evil times had come for the Deryni. The Regents of the boy-king Alroy sought the destruction of all that race. And now Bishop Alister Cullen was dead, depriving Deryni of their greatest friend, for that was the body that Camber of Culdi had worn for twelve long years. But neither Camber's daughter Evaine nor his son Father Joram could be sure. Camber's body lay unchanged and incorruptible. Was it a sign that he had worked a final spell to hold off death? Or had Camber really become a saint? Whatever was true, the effort to save the Deryni had to continue. There was a way - dangerous and uncertain - to remove the Deryni powers from many so that they could pass as merely human, to scatter into anonymity and survive. While that great effort went forward, Evaine pursued the most perilous quest of all - to find among ancient forbidden scrolls the spell that might release Camber."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

$4.25

In the King\'s Service
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In the King's Service

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Ace Books. Very Good. 2005. Mass Market Paperback. 0441012094 . Spine slightly rolled, a bit creased, a little edge wear and rubbing, interior clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "This is a tale of an earlier time in the kingdom of Gwynedd, a time before the magical Deryni were persecuted as evil beings, before they were hounded nearly out of existance, before those of Deryni blood feared to let it be known. "In those days, the Deryni Council took a hand in the affairs of state, albeit secretly. There were Deryni at court and some of the lords of the land claimed Deryni heritage. "But the king, Donal Haldane, ruled over all with a casual ruthlessness. He expected much of himself, as a ruler, as a warrior, and as the father of future kings. And he expected the same of those in his service - human and Deryni alike - in spite of the web of royal intrigue that threatened to ensnare them all . . . "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

$4.95

Two Crowns for America (Signed)
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Two Crowns for America (Signed)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York, New York: Bantam Books. New. 1997. First Trade Paperback Edition. Trade Paperback. 0553762486 . Signed by author on title page. Cover illustrations by Kinuko Y. Craft. New, never read. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 375 pages; "The year is 1775. In Europe, an unseen Master peers into a darkened mirror for the image of the man whose destiny it is to wear the victor's crown. Across the sea, a tall, commanding colonel named George Washington is thrown from his horse and has a dream that will haunt him for the rest of his life. As rebellion grows imminent and colonists flock to take up arms for liberty, they hardly suspect they are part of a greater plan. Who is the invisible Master whose legendary abilities stretch across the fabric of time and history? More important, what can Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and the other Founding Fathers do to preserve the original goal of their revolution?"; Signed by Author .

$27.50

High Deryni
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High Deryni

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey. Good. 1977. Fourth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0345271130 . Spine somewhat creased, corners chipped, minor edge wear and chipping, a couple creases to back cover, binding fairly tight. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. Volume 3 of the Chronicles of the Deryni trilogy. "With young King Kelson on the throne of Gwynedd, the priesthood of the Eleven Kingdoms felt its control deeply threatened. For Kelson was half Deryni - part of that race of humans gifted with extrasensory powers . . . a race that had ruled two centuries earlier, but was dethroned and driven underground. Now, the final battle for ultimate power was about to break into open conflict, led by the Church which equated the supernatural powers of the Deryni with witchcraft and heresy! "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

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The King\'s Justice (The Histories of King Kelson, Vol. 2)
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The King's Justice (The Histories of King Kelson, Vol. 2)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey. Near Fine. 1986. Mass Market Paperback. 0345331966 . Slight edge wear and rubbing, binding tight. A bright, attractive copy. "In theory, young Kelson Haldane, King of Gwynedd and heir to both royal and Deryni magical powers, should have been the most fortunate man alive. Instead, he found himself embroiled in the double ugliness of civil and religious war. "Ex-Archbishop Loris sought Kelson's death as a prelude to another long reign of terror, claiming that all Deryni talents were witchcraft from the Devil. Allied to him, the Pretender Queen Caitrin led a rebellion designed to rip the province of Meara from the control of Gwynedd. "While Kelson led his forces against the armies of Loris and Caitrin, his uncle was facing other enemies bent on assassination and rebellion. And a member of the mysterious Camberian Council was training one of Kelson's family in potential subversion. "In Gwynedd, being King and Deryni was no sinecure! "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

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The Harrowing of Gwynedd (Signed) (The Heirs of Saint Camber Vol 1)
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The Harrowing of Gwynedd (Signed) (The Heirs of Saint Camber Vol 1)

By Kurtz, Katherine

New York: Del Rey. Fair in Good dust jacket. 1989. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Book Club Edition. Ex-Library with normal markings. Black cloth over slate boards. Spine slanted. Front boards are starting. Corners bumped. Jacket corners bumped and some edge wear, small closed tear at top of spine. A reading copy. ; Signed by author on title page. Dust jacket protected in new Brodart. ; The Heirs of Saint Camber Series; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 384 pages; Volume 1 of The Heirs of Saint Camber series. " Evil times had come for the Deryni. The Regents of the boy-king Alroy sought the destruction of all that race. And now Bishop Alister Cullen was dead, depriving Deryni of their greatest friend, for that was the body that Camber of Culdi had worn for twelve long years. But neither Camber's daughter Evaine nor his son Father Joram could be sure. Camber's body lay unchanged and incorruptible. Was it a sign that he had worked a final spell to hold off death? Or had Camber really become a saint? Whatever was true, the effort to save the Deryni had to continue. There was a way - dangerous and uncertain - to remove the Deryni powers from many so that they could pass as merely human, to scatter into anonymity and survive. While that great effort went forward, Evaine pursued the most perilous quest of all - to find among ancient forbidden scrolls the spell that might release Camber." ; Signed by Author .

$13.50

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