(written from a Production point of view)
Born in Coral Gables, Florida, Kurtz graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Miami. Her first three novels are Deryni Rising, Deryni Checkmate, and High Deryni, which built up the Deryni Chronicles saga and were followed by twelve more Deryni books.
Since 1983 she is married to Scott MacMillan. The couple has one son, Cameron, and is residing in Virginia after they've lived several years in Ireland.