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Soul of the Fire Audiobook

Soul of the Fire: Sword of Truth, Book 5

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Publisher's Summary

Terry Goodkind returns to the epic Sword of Truth saga in a tale of sweeping fantasy adventure bound to enthrall his growing legion of fans. In Temple of the Winds, the New York Times best selling fourth novel in the series, the Seeker of Truth Richard Rahl and Mother Confessor Kahlan Amnell risked their lives and souls to free the land of D'Hara from the scourge of a magical plague. But in doing so they accidentally unleashed the Chimes, a magic whose threat will reach far beyond D'Hara.

Now it has become terrifyingly clear that the Chimes have the potential to bring down all that Richard and Kahlan have worked to protect, and even the power of the Sword of Truth may not be enough to stem the tide of their unleashed magical force. But if the Chimes cannot be stopped, first they will ravage Richard and Kahlan, then all of D'Hara, and then the entire world.

Epic edge: listen to more in the Sword of Truth series.

©1999 Terry Goodkind; (P)1999 Brilliance Audio

What the Critics Say

"Goodkind's ingenious world building will keep readers captivated." (Publishers Weekly)
"Buck Schirner takes the massive cast list in stride, switching from character to character, nobleman to native, and male to female with subtle and effective grace." (AudioFile)

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    Shack Cash 09-19-16
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    "great story."

    I thought Tha narrator provide a good pace and imaginative voice. I am looking forward to the next one.

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    JMZ215 08-16-16
    JMZ215 08-16-16 Member Since 2013
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    "At least this guy doesn't call her Collin"

    Engaging story. Though both the book and audio book were pretty damn interesting. Good job.

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    John M. Smith 08-15-16

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    "Quality of writing drops precipitously"

    I enjoyed the previous entries in the series as fun popcorn fantasy. However, with Soul of the Fire the writing becomes unbearable! Characters are forced to do and say things that make little to no sense for who they are simply to carry along the plot. New characters are introduced but feel ultimately like a waste of time and chapter to "just get through." The plot itself is relatively basic but takes a very long time to actually happen. The book is based on dealing with the issue that came up at the end of the last one (the Chimes) and doesn't resolve much of anything in its hamfisted ending. This book very much feels like the middle filler episode of a bad B quality television show.

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    Julie Caton 07-31-16
    Julie Caton 07-31-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Fabulous"

    a very good book I love his author, I really enjoy this particular narrator. excellent!

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    hannah 06-27-16
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    "Yay names!"

    At least all the names were said the same as they were in the first book. This narrator is good as the voice of Richard but I do wish they hadnt changed narrators so much throughout the whole series.

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    ADAM A BORCHARDT 05-23-16 Member Since 2016
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    "I'm biased, but it's good."

    Much better than the last book. The story takes less time to build compelling and interesting plotlines.

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    Susan 05-18-16
    Susan 05-18-16 Member Since 2015
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    "great world building but over used themes"

    the world built by the author is fantastic and rich but the story repeatedly uses the same tired literary themes and plotlines. nothing unique sadly but still fun to read

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    craig 04-22-16
    craig 04-22-16 Member Since 2011
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    "ignore the haters"

    Ignore the haters. The writing and narrating was fantastic. It's a fantastic work done by all involved!

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    Rachel Mathis Big Spring, Texas 04-15-16
    Rachel Mathis Big Spring, Texas 04-15-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Soul of the Fire"

    Soul of the Fire was not my favorite bok in fhis series. Parts were just down right boring. That being said, it really got better as the book went on and I am now purchasing ghe next book because I wanttk see where the story goes.

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    Michael D Jensen 04-11-16 Member Since 2016
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    "lacking"

    It was ok, felt like not much of the main character story going on. Was all focused on the political center point of the plot, which to me was boring and had a hard time focusing. With that said, Terry still did a good job telling it and weaving everything together. The ending also felt lackluster and felt empty. I will continue on finishing this series of course.

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