Terry Goodkind
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Terry Goodkind

Terry Goodkind is a #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and the creator of the most controversial new thriller of our lifetime. His work is often called "provocative", "courageously original", "terrifying", and even "dangerous".

More than anything; Terry Goodkind's books are character driven stories that take a brutally honest inward look at ourselves. With a focus on the complexity of the human psyche, Terry Goodkind has an uncanny grasp for crafting compelling stories of people like you and me, trapped in terrifying situations.

With his latest novels TROUBLE'S CHILD and THE GIRL IN THE MOON, readers will be drawn into an original story of the driving forces behind those who take lives and those trying to save them, a struggle that will take readers into a dark world as we search for the origins of evil.

As a resident of Nevada, Terry Goodkind deeply appreciates the rights and freedoms of the United States, although worries about how quickly those rights are eroding. His passion for writing is a paralell to his passion for life.

Terry Goodkind is a part-time race car driver, a devoted husband to Jeri, the love of his life, and is a friend to animal-kind.

"My privilege in life is the joy of writing books and telling stories about people who fascinate me, the good and the bad. I am grateful to all of my readers for the critical role they play in making these books possible. Your passion is my passion, and I thank you." - Terry Goodkind

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Best Sellers

    • Wizard's First Rule

    • Sword of Truth, Book 1
    • By: Terry Goodkind
    • Narrated by: Sam Tsoutsouvas
    • Length: 34 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,008
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,067

    In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, Richard Cypher encounters a mysterious woman, Kahlan Amnell, in his forest sanctuary....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book is a blast

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 05-09-12

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Stone of Tears

    • Sword of Truth, Book 2
    • By: Terry Goodkind
    • Narrated by: Jim Bond
    • Length: 38 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,142
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5,603
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,635

    The veil to the underworld has been torn, and Rahl, from beyond the veil, begins to summon a sinister power....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book - Almost ruined by the narrator

    • By Bo Laughlin on 05-12-10

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Blood of the Fold

    • Sword of Truth, Book 3
    • By: Terry Goodkind
    • Narrated by: Buck Schirner
    • Length: 22 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,505
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,241
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,256

    In a fantasy world as rich and real as our own, Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell stand against the ancient forces which besiege the New World....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator... From bad to worse in this book

    • By Jim on 09-26-09

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Temple of the Winds

    • Sword of Truth, Book 4
    • By: Terry Goodkind
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 28 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,115
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,956
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,976

    The dangerous, fanatical Imperial Order, under the leadership of the power-mad Emperor Jagang and his multitude of demonic underlings, unleashes a deadly plague....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, poor narration

    • By Dani on 07-19-09

    Regular price: $27.27

    • Soul of the Fire

    • Sword of Truth, Book 5
    • By: Terry Goodkind
    • Narrated by: Buck Schirner
    • Length: 24 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,078
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,143

    Now it has become terrifyingly clear that the Chimes have the potential to bring down all that Richard and Kahlan have worked to protect....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not his best not his worst

    • By Alain on 11-19-08

    Regular price: $24.54

    • Phantom

    • Chainfire Trilogy, Part 2, Sword of Truth, Book 10
    • By: Terry Goodkind
    • Narrated by: Sam Tsoutsouvas
    • Length: 22 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,906
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,198
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,221

    On the day that she awoke remembering nothing but her name, Kahlan Amnell became the most dangerous woman alive....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Phantom Review

    • By Marie on 11-08-09

    Regular price: $34.96

    • Faith of the Fallen

    • Sword of Truth, Book 6
    • By: Terry Goodkind
    • Narrated by: John Kenneth
    • Length: 30 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,275
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,312

    A Sister of the Dark captures Richard and takes him deep into the Old World, to the very heart of the Order, while his beloved Kahlan remains behind....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the most inspiring books ever written

    • By Sarah on 08-10-10

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Naked Empire

    • Sword of Truth, Book 8
    • By: Terry Goodkind
    • Narrated by: Jim Bond
    • Length: 22 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,084
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,373
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,391

    "Against the darkening sky, she could just make out the shapes of three black-tipped races taking to wing, beginning their nightly hunt....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • No more Jim Bond

    • By Ray Draleaus on 09-29-15

    Regular price: $34.96

    • The Pillars of Creation

    • Sword of Truth, Book 7
    • By: Terry Goodkind
    • Narrated by: Jim Bond
    • Length: 22 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,372
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,573
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,601

    Tormented her entire life by inhuman voices, Jennsen seeks to end her intolerable agony....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Detour!

    • By Don Gilbert on 04-11-09

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Chainfire

    • Chainfire Trilogy, Part 1, Sword of Truth, Book 9
    • By: Terry Goodkind
    • Narrated by: Jim Bond
    • Length: 26 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,933
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,223
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,247

    Richard struggled to put voice to his burning concern, but he couldn't form the words, couldn't get out any more than a gasping moan....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Much improved from the Naked Empire

    • By Karanja on 06-10-08

    Regular price: $34.96

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