Terry Goodkind

Terry Goodkind

Terry Goodkind (1948–2020) was an American writer. He was known for the epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth as well as the contemporary suspense novel The Law of Nines (2009), which has ties to his fantasy series. The Sword of Truth series sold 25 million copies worldwide and was translated into more than 20 languages. Additionally, it was adapted into a television series called Legend of the Seeker, which premiered on November 1, 2008, and ran for two seasons, ending in May 2010.

Goodkind was a proponent of Ayn Rand's philosophical approach of Objectivism, and made references to Rand's ideas and novels in his works.


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Edited: Seregil of Rhiminee September 18, 2020
Book Covers
Wizard's First Rule (The Sword of Truth #1)7.30
Stone of Tears (The Sword of Truth #2)7.70
Blood of the Fold (The Sword of Truth #3)7.66
Temple of the Winds (The Sword of Truth #4)7.88
Soul of the Fire (The Sword of Truth #5)7.82
Faith of the Fallen (The Sword of Truth #6)8.20
Debt of Bones6.66
The Pillars of Creation (The Sword of Truth #7)6.18
Naked Empire (The Sword of Truth #8)5.96
Chainfire (The Sword of Truth #9)6.64
Phantom (The Sword of Truth #10)7.16
Confessor (The Sword of Truth #11)7.50
The Law of Nines5.00
The Omen Machine (Richard and Kahlan #1)5.88
The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus7.00
The Third Kingdom (Richard and Kahlan #2)6.60
Severed Souls (Richard and Kahlan #3)
Warheart (Richard and Kahlan #4)5.80
Nest
Death's Mistress (Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles #1)9.76
Shroud of Eternity (Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles #2)
The Girl in the Moon
Siege of Stone (Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles #3)7.76
The Sky People
The Scribbly Man (Children of D'Hara #1)
Hateful Things (Children of D'Hara #2)
Wasteland (Children of D'Hara #3)
Heart of Black Ice (Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles #4)5.76
Witch's Oath (Children of D'Hara #4)
Into Darkness (Children of D'Hara #5)
The Children of D'Hara7.34

Speculative Fiction Novels (31)

(Children of D'Hara)
2021 | fantasy > high fantasy, collection
(Children of D'Hara #5)
2020 | fantasy > high fantasy
(Children of D'Hara #4)
2020 | fantasy > high fantasy
(Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles #4)
2020 | fantasy > high fantasy
(Children of D'Hara #3)
2019 | fantasy > high fantasy
(Children of D'Hara #2)
2019 | fantasy > high fantasy
(Children of D'Hara #1)
2019 | fantasy > high fantasy

2019 | science fiction
(Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles #3)
2018 | fantasy > high fantasy

2018 | fantasy > urban fantasy, thriller
(Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles #2)
2018 | fantasy > high fantasy
(Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles #1)
2017 | fantasy > high fantasy

2016 | fantasy, thriller
(Richard and Kahlan #4)
2015 | fantasy > high fantasy
(Richard and Kahlan #3)
2014 | fantasy > high fantasy
(Richard and Kahlan #2)
2013 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Sword of Truth)
2012 | fantasy > high fantasy
(Richard and Kahlan #1)
2011 | fantasy > high fantasy

2009 | fantasy, thriller
(The Sword of Truth #11)
2007 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Sword of Truth #10)
2006 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Sword of Truth #9)
2005 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Sword of Truth #8)
2003 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Sword of Truth #7)
2001 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Sword of Truth)
2001 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Sword of Truth #6)
2000 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Sword of Truth #5)
1999 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Sword of Truth #4)
1997 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Sword of Truth #3)
1996 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Sword of Truth #2)
1995 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Sword of Truth #1)
1994 | fantasy > high fantasy