Terry Brooks
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Terry Brooks

Terry Brooks is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty-five books, including the Genesis of Shannara novels Armageddon's Children and The Elves of Cintra; The Sword of Shannara; the Voyage of the Jerle Shannara trilogy: Ilse Witch, Antrax, and Morgawr; the High Druid of Shannara trilogy: Jarka Ruus, Tanequil, and Straken; the nonfiction book Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life; and the novel based upon the screenplay and story by George Lucas, Star Wars(R): Episode I The Phantom Menace.(tm) His novels Running with the Demon and A Knight of the Word were selected by the Rocky Mountain News as two of the best science fiction/fantasy novels of the twentieth century. The author was a practicing attorney for many years but now writes full-time. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest.

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    • The Sword of Shannara

    • The Shannara Series, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 26 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7,002
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5,752
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5,776

    Long ago, the wars of the ancient Evil ruined the world. In peaceful Shady Vale, half-elfin Shea Ohmsford knows little of such troubles. But the supposedly dead Warlock Lord is plotting to destroy everything in his wake....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Underwhelmed

    • By M.S. Valdez on 10-30-13

    Regular price: $55.93

    • The Black Elfstone

    • The Fall of Shannara, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 659
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 606
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 602

    Across the Four Lands, peace has reigned for generations. But now, in the far north, an unknown enemy is massing. More troubling than the carnage is the strange and wondrous power wielded by the attackers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Noooooo!

    • By Pen Name on 06-21-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Magic Kingdom for Sale - Sold!

    • Magic Kingdom of Landover, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,777
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,288
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,290

    Landover was a genuine magic kingdom, with fairy folk and wizardry, just as the advertisement promised. But there were a few details the ad had failed to mention....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you're looking for Tolkein....

    • By Al on 12-05-09

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Scions of Shannara

    • The Heritage of Shannara, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 17 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 762
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 708
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 703

    Since the death of Allanon, life in the Four Lands has drastically changed. Yet Par Ohmsford still has some power of the Wishsong....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best of Shannara.

    • By Neill on 07-12-16

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Armageddon's Children

    • The Genesis of Shannara, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,803
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,305
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,315

    Logan Tom is doomed to remember the past and determined to rescue the future....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The start of something really good

    • By R. Jones on 02-23-09

    Regular price: $26.94

    • Bearers of the Black Staff

    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,405
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,092
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,100

    After five centuries, the unimaginable has come to pass: The cocoon of protective magic surrounding the valley has vanished....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Reuse

    • By Cory on 09-14-10

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The First King of Shannara

    • The Shannara Series, Prequel
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 19 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,747
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,347
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,349

    In this prequel to The Sword of Shannara, in which many details of the Four Lands' history are revealed, Druids, horrified by the misuse of magic, have eschewed it in favor of science....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • disappointed.

    • By Shack Cash on 01-20-18

    Regular price: $43.93

    • The Skaar Invasion

    • The Fall of Shannara
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 313
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312

    Tensions in the Four Lands are high. The mysterious force that laid waste to Paranor has revealed a more human face....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Stuff

    • By Chuckadeemus on 01-29-19

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Wishsong of Shannara

    • The Shannara Series, Book 3
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 20 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,670
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,141

    Fans of the Shannara epic will revel as the forces of good battle an evil book, the Ildatch, which sends the Mord Wraiths to destroy mankind....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book and Great reader

    • By Kenneth on 03-17-04

    Regular price: $41.97

    • Star Wars Episode I

    • The Phantom Menace
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Alexander Adams
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,661
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,396
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,400

    In barren desert lands and seedy spaceports...in vast underwater cities and in the blackest depths of space...unfolds a tale of good and evil, of myth and magic, of innocence and power....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Better than the movie

    • By Erik Blythe on 03-19-05

    Regular price: $27.93

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