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Goodkind, Terry

Works: 794 works in 2,544 publications in 9 languages and 63,517 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Epic fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Thrillers (Fiction)  Psychological fiction  Paranormal fiction  Novels  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3557.O5826, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Terry Goodkind
Most widely held works by Terry Goodkind
Wizard's first rule by Terry Goodkind( Book )

100 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hero is Richard-the-Seeker, a woodsman with a magic sword. One day in his forest he rescues a woman pursued by assassins. She turns out to be Kahlan Amnell from the neighboring kingdom of Midlands who is seeking a wizard named Zedd to help her destroy the tyrant ruling her kingdom. Richard takes her to him and the novel is the story of their joint adventure
Temple of the winds by Terry Goodkind( Book )

71 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the fanatical Imperial Order unleashes a deadly plague on the world, Richard Cypher and his beloved Kahlan Amnell must search for the legendary Temple of the Winds, banished more than three millennia before, to find a cure
Soul of the fire by Terry Goodkind( Book )

67 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeker of the Truth Richard Rahl battles so-called chimes, beings capable of stealing souls, who threaten to destroy the world by absorbing its magic. By the author of Temple of the Winds
The law of nines by Terry Goodkind( Book )

38 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turning 27 may be terrifying for some, but for Alex, a struggling artist in small-town Nebraska, it is cataclysmic. Inheriting a huge expanse of land in Maine should have made him a rich and happy man; but something about this birthday, his name, and the beautiful woman whose life he just saved, has suddenly made him -- and everyone he loves -- into a target. A target for extreme and uncompromising violence
The Pillars of creation by Terry Goodkind( Book )

55 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this latest Sword of Truth novel, Jennsen Daggett, tormented her whole life by inhuman voices, struggles for salvation from inner demons and ancient injustice. Meanwhile, Richard Rahl and his wife Kahlan are reunited, but still face the dread of an occupying army. They must venture into a desolate land where their quest turns into terror as they become the helpless prey of a tireless hunter
Blood of the fold by Terry Goodkind( Book )

64 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and German and held by 2,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard comes to terms with his true identity as a War Wizard. The New World, and all the freedom of humankind, is under threat from the Imperial Order after he had brought down the barrier between the Old and New World. The Imperial Order has already sent delegations and armies into the New World. Richard's only option to stop the invasion is to claim his heritage and unite all free kingdoms and provinces under one rule and one command
Stone of tears by Terry Goodkind( Book )

63 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The veil of the underworld has been torn. And Darken Rahl, from beyond the veil, has begun to summon a sinister power worse than any he has ever wielded before. Armed with the Sword of Truth, Richard Cypher, now becomes Richard Rahl, must learn to control his new found power, or the world will spin into darkness unending. The Sister of Light promise help. While Richard journeys to their forbidden city, his beloved Kahlan set out for Ayindril citadel of the old wizards, in search of Zedd and the help only he can lend. War, suffering torture, and deceit lie in their paths. So does, also their destiny
Phantom by Terry Goodkind( Book )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 2,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard desperately searches for his long-lost, amnesiac beloved, Kahlan Amnell, racing against time to find her before she can uncover the secrets of her lost identity, thereby making her vulnerable to evil
Faith of the fallen by Terry Goodkind( Book )

55 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and Russian and held by 2,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Sister of the Dark captures Richard, he makes a desperate sacrifice to ensure that his beloved Kahlan remains free
Confessor by Terry Goodkind( Book )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the world on the brink of total chaos and the people on the verge of savagery, Richard Rahl confronts his own guilt over the situation and struggles to deal with the loss of the one person he loves
The omen machine by Terry Goodkind( Book )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deep underground machine awakens after thousands of years and foretells ominous events including a catastrophic prediction involving Richard Cypher and Kahlan Amnell
Chainfire by Terry Goodkind( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard struggles to find his missing wife Kahlan in spite of the bizarre fact that no one else seems to believe she actually exists or that he is married to her
Naked empire by Terry Goodkind( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poisoned Richard Rahl faces a difficult choice when he is promised an antidote and the salvation of an endangered empire if he will surrender his beloved wife, Kahlan Amnell, to his enemy
The Third Kingdom by Terry Goodkind( Book )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The bloodthirsty Jit is dead, and against all odds Richard and Kahlan have survived. But a new menace has attacked them in the Dark Lands. Infected with the essence of death itself, robbed of his power as a war wizard, Richard must race against time to uncover and stop the infernal conspiracy assembling itself behind the wall far to the north. His friends and allies are already captives of this fell combination, and Kahlan, also touched by death's power, will die completely if Richard fails. Bereft of magic, Richard has only his sword, his wits, his capacity for insight -- and an extraordinary companion, the young Samantha, a healer just coming into her powers. Compelling, fast-moving, and intense, The Third Kingdom is a powerful tale that welcomes new readers to Terry Goodkind's world, while opening up new vistas of worldbuilding for longtime readers of the adventures of Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell"--
Nest : a thriller by Terry Goodkind( Book )

26 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the middle of a Chicago police investigation into a brutal murder, Kate Bishop discover she has the ability to identify killers just by looking into their eyes. Kate is tracked down by Jack Raines, a mysterious author with shadowy connections to those who share her ability. He tells Kate that her unique vision also makes her a target, and only he can help her. A force of super-predators will stop at nothing until Kate is dead. Is Jack really her salvation, or another killer coming to slaughter her?
Severed souls by Terry Goodkind( Book )

22 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Severed Souls -- A sweeping new novel of Richard Rahl, Kahlan Amnell, and their world from New York Times Bestselling author, Terry Goodkind"--
Debt of bones by Terry Goodkind( Book )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and Polish and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exciting prequel to Terry Goodkind's much-loved, highly successful Sword of Truth series -- complete with a specially commissioned author's introduction and exclusive full-page illustrations by artist Keith Parkinson! Goodkind's fervent admireres have sent all his books in this landmark fantasy series soaring to the top of the best-seller lists ... and Debt of Bones will surely continue the tradition. Pre-dating Wizard's First Rule, and featuring one of the fans' favorite characters (First Wizard Zedd), this epochal tale gives fresh insight to that later story. It begins as a young woman arrives at Aydrindril to petition for help in the war against D'Hara and the vicious rule of Panis Rahl. Little does the First Wizard, much less the woman herself, realize an act from her past will force him into a cataclysmic duel of magic with Panis Rahl himself
Death's mistress : sister of darkness by Terry Goodkind( Book )

30 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Onetime lieutenant of the evil Emperor Jagang, known as "Death's Mistress" and the "Slave Queen," the deadly Nicci captured Richard Rahl in order to convince him that the Imperial Order stood for the greater good. But it was Richard who converted Nicci instead, and for years thereafter she served Richard and Kahlan as one of their closest friends-- and one of their most lethal defenders. Now, with the reign of Richard and Kahlan finally stablized, Nicci has set out on her own for new adventures. Her first job being to keep the unworldly prophet Nathan out of trouble ..."
Warheart by Terry Goodkind( Book )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"All is lost. Evil will soon consume the D'Haran Empire. Richard Rahl lies on his funeral bier. It is the end of everything. Except what isn't lost is Kahlan Amnell. Following an inner prompting beyond all reason, the last Confessor will wager everything on a final desperate gambit, and in so doing, she will change the world forever. "Warheart" is the direct sequel to, and the conclusion of, the story begun in "The Omen Machine," "The Third Kingdom," and "Severed Souls.""
The first confessor : the legend of Magda Searus by Terry Goodkind( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prequel to the Sword of Truth series follows the experiences of Magda Searus, who is shunned by her community members when she makes unsettling discoveries about her powerful husband's suicide and ventures out into a war-stricken world
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Alternative Names
Goodkind T. 1948-

Goodkind, Terry 1948-

Gudkaĭnd, T.

Gudkaĭnd, T. (Terri)

Gudkaĭnd, Terri

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Гудкайнд T.

Гудкайнд, Т

Гудкайнд, Т 1948-

Гудкайнд, Т. (Терри)

Гудкайнд, Терри

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