Young Kelson Haldane, King of Gwynedd, heir to both royal and Deryni magical powers, was still no match for ex-Archbishop Loris and the Pretender Queen Caitrin who sought his death. Yet, he raised an army against them both, knowing that honor made defeat impossible.
Katherine Kurtz (Katherine Irene Kurtz) is an American fantasy author. She was born 1944. She is best known for the Deryni novels.