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Soon after Richard Cypher’s father is murdered, a mysterious woman appears. Her name is Kahlan Amnell and she is seeking help . . . and more. Richard’s world, his very beliefs, are shattered when ancient debts come due with thundering violence.In a dark age, it takes courage to live, and more than mere courage to challenge those who hold dominion. …
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Book 1
Wizard's First Rule
Terry Goodkind - 2003-04-14 (first published in 1994)
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Unleash the power of courage in a dark world wrought with violence and domination. Follow Richard and Kahlan as they challenge their oppressors, overcome treachery, and ultimately face the ultimate test of their hearts. The stakes are high and the risks even higher. Will they emerge victorious, or will their own secrets destroy them? This epic tale is just the beginning of a legendary adventure.
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Book 2
Stone of Tears
Terry Goodkind - 1995-09-15
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This epic quest follows Richard and Kahlan as they must face Darken Rahl and the sinister power he seeks to wield. The veil to the underworld has been torn, releasing horrifying creatures that wreak havoc on the world. Unless they can find the elusive Stone of Tears and stop Rahl from freeing the evil Keeper, war, suffering, and deceit will be their fate. A journey filled with magic, danger, and faith, this is a story of courage and hope in the face of impossible odds.
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Book 3
Blood of the Fold
Terry Goodkind - 1997-08-01 (first published in 1996)
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A War Wizard discovers his true identity as he fights to unite free kingdoms and provinces against a threatening invasion from the Imperial Order. Will he be able to claim his heritage and save the freedom of humankind? Find out in this action-packed journey through a New World facing its greatest challenge yet.
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Book 4
Temple of the Winds
Terry Goodkind - 2007-02-25 (first published in 1998)
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In this thrilling adventure, Richard and Kahlan must face a new enemy - a brutal disease afflicting thousands. With a fatal prophecy looming, Richard searches for a cure that may cost him everything. Together, they risk it all to uncover the source of the plague - an ancient magic sealed away in the Temple of the Winds.
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Book 5
Soul of the Fire
Terry Goodkind - 2000-03-01 (first published in 1999)
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In this fantasy novel, Richard Rahl navigates the challenges of being not only a war wizard and emperor, but also a husband to Kahlan, Mother Confessor of the Midlands. When their wedding unlocks a deadly power, they must venture across the Midlands to uncover a dark secret from the past. With the world threatened by a lifeless waste, Richard and Kahlan must confront a trap that could tear them apart forever, all while stripped of their magic. Will they be able to save their world from a fate without magic?
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Book 6
Faith of the Fallen
Terry Goodkind - 2001-12-15
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Amid impending invasion by savage hordes, Richard Rahl and his beloved Kahlan must confront a terrible vision. With Kahlan close to death, Richard faces the difficult decision of saving her while abandoning his people. Nicci, a woman from Richard's past, adds to the turmoil as she seeks to understand his indomitable will through destruction. Their devotion to each other and their cause are imperiled in the fury of war.
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Book 7
The Pillars of Creation
Sword of Truth
Terry Goodkind - 2002-11-01
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In this thrilling sequel to a bestselling novel, a woman named Jennsen seeks to escape the torment of inhuman voices, while Richard and Kahlan must face a terrifying army of annihilation. Jennsen finds herself drawn into a struggle for revenge and conquest, and must confront abhorrent forces. Follow Richard and Kahlan as they venture into a desolate land and face the demons stalking among the Pillars of Creation. Discover a breathtaking adventure and true nobility of spirit in this epic tale.
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Book 8
Naked Empire
Sword of Truth
Terry Goodkind - 2004-06-01
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Epic fantasy adventure filled with intrigue, conflict, and peril awaits in this thrilling tale by a bestselling author. When Richard Rahl is poisoned, he must save an empire to receive the antidote. But time is running out, and to secure the safety of his wife and her people, he must offer her to the enemy. Will Richard make the ultimate sacrifice to save his loved ones and prevent annihilation? Find out in this suspenseful masterpiece.
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Book 9
Chainfire Trilogy, Part 1 (Sword of Truth, Book 9)
Terry Goodkind - 2005-12-01
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In this epic novel, Richard wakes up from battle to find that his beloved Kahlan is missing, and no one believes she even exists. As he frantically searches for her, he must confront the possibility that she was never real. Terry Goodkind's latest installment in the Richard and Kahlan series will leave you on the edge of your seat.
Phantom by Terry Goodkind
Confessor by Terry Goodkind
The Omen Machine by Terry Goodkind
The Third Kingdom by Terry Goodkind
Severed Souls by Terry Goodkind
Warheart by Terry Goodkind