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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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Wizard's First Rule
Terry Goodkind - Jul 15, 1995 (first published in 1994)
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In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, a mysterious woman, Kahlan Amnell, appears in Richard Cypher's forest sanctuary seeking help . . . and more. His 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 h...
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Book 2
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Stone of Tears
Terry Goodkind - Aug 15, 1996
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In Wizard's First Rule, Richard Cypher's world was turned upside down. Once a simple woods guide, Richard was forced to become the Seeker of Truth, to save the world from the vile dominance of Darken Rahl, the most viciously savage and powerful wizard the world had ever seen. He was joined on this epic quest by his beloved Kahlan, the only survivor...
Book 3
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Blood of the Fold
Terry Goodkind - Aug 15, 1997 (first published in 1996)
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There is an alternate cover edition here.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...
Book 4
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Temple of the Winds
Terry Goodkind - Mar 24, 2015 (first published in 1998)
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L'épée de Vérité en main, Richard a combattu la mort en personne. Mais à présent l'empereur Jagang, puissant jusqu'à la démence, lui oppose un ennemi insaisissable : une horrible maladie qui frappe des milliers de victimes innocentes. Richard se met en quête du remède mais selon une fatale prophétie, il devra perdre la femme qu'il aime, ou sa propr...
Book 5
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Soul of the Fire
Terry Goodkind - Mar 15, 2000 (first published in 1999)
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Richard Rahl has traveled far from his roots as a simple woods guide. Emperor of the D'Haran Empire, war wizard, the Seeker of Truth—none of these roles mean as much to him as his newest: husband to his beloved Kahlan Amnell, Mother Confessor of the Midlands.But their wedding is the key that unlocks a spell sealed away long ago in a faraway country...
Book 6
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Faith of the Fallen
Terry Goodkind - Aug 01, 2000
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There is an alternate cover edition here.As his beloved Kahlan lies close to death, Richard Rahl, who distrusts prophecy more than anyone, is confronted by a compelling vision - one that bears a terrible price. It would mean taking Kahlan away to safety while abandoning his people to a grim fate.As savage hordes stand poised to invade their homelan...
Book 7
#7
The Pillars of Creation
Sword of Truth
Terry Goodkind - Nov 18, 2002
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Sequel to the New York Times bestselling Faith of the FallenNew York Times bestselling author Terry Goodkind has created his most lavish adventure yet. Tormented her entire life by inhuman voices, a young woman named Jennsen seeks to end her intolerable agony. She at last discovers a way to silence the voices. For everyone else, the torment is abou...
Book 8
#8
Naked Empire
Sword of Truth
Terry Goodkind - Jun 01, 2004
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Beginning with Wizard's First Rule and continuing with six subsequent fantasy masterpieces, Terry Goodkind has thrilled and awed millions of readers worldwide. Now, in Naked Empire, Goodkind returns with a broad-canvas adventure of epic intrigue, violent conflict, and terrifying peril for the beautiful Kahlan Amnell and her husband, the heroic Rich...
Book 9
#9
Chainfire
Chainfire Trilogy, Part 1 (Sword of Truth, Book 9)
Terry Goodkind - Nov 29, 2005
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With Wizard's First Rule and seven subsequent masterpieces, Terry Goodkind has thrilled readers worldwide with the unique sweep of his storytelling. Now Goodkind returns with a new novel of Richard and Kahlan, the beginning of a sequence of three novels that will bring their epic story to its culmination.After being gravely injured in battle, Richa...
Book 10
#10
Phantom
Chainfire Trilogy, Part 2 (Sword of Truth, Book 10)
Terry Goodkind - May 29, 2007 (first published in 2006)
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Bestselling author Terry Goodkind's epic Sword of Truth series continues with the next stunning installment, PhantomOn the day she awoke remembering nothing but her name, Kahlan Amnell became the most dangerous woman alive. For everyone else, that was the day that the world began to end.As her husband, Richard, desperately searches for his beloved,...
Book 11
#11
Confessor
Terry Goodkind - Sep 30, 2008 (first published in 2007)
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Descending into darkness, about to be overwhelmed by evil, those people still free are powerless to stop the coming dawn of a savage new world, while Richard faces the guilt of knowing that he must let it happen. Alone, he must bear the weight of a sin he dare not confess to the one person he loves…and has lost.  Join Richard and Kahlan in the conc...
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