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Terry Brooks

Biography

Terry Brooks

Terry Brooks is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 25 books, including the Genesis of Shannara novels ARMAGEDDON'S CHILDREN and THE ELVES OF CINTRA; THE SWORD OF SHANNARA; the Voyage of the Jerle Shannara trilogy: ILSE WITCH, ANTRAX and MORGAWR; the High Druid of Shannara trilogy: JARKA RUUS, TANEQUIL and STRAKEN; the nonfiction book SOMETIMES THE MAGIC WORKS: Lessons from a Writing Life; and the novel based upon the screenplay and story by George Lucas, Star Wars®: Episode I The Phantom Menace.™ His novels RUNNING WITH THE DEMON and A KNIGHT OF THE WORD were selected by the Rocky Mountain News as two of the best science fiction/fantasy novels of the 20th century. The author was a practicing attorney for many years but now writes full-time. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest.

Terry Brooks

Books by Terry Brooks

by Terry Brooks - Fantasy, Fiction

When his sister is kidnapped by a sorcerer, Paxon Leah follows the dark mage with nothing but his old family sword to proect him. He stumbles into a plot to overthrow the Druids and remake the world… and accidentally unlocks the powers of the ancient blade. Now, he must learn to master the sword’s power in order to protect not only his sister, but also those teaching him to control his powers in the first place: the Druids!

by Terry Brooks - Fantasy, Fiction

For centuries, the Four Lands enjoyed freedom from its demon-haunted past, protected by magic-enhanced borders from the dark dimension known as the Forbidding and the profound evil imprisoned there. But now the unthinkable is happening: The ancient wards securing the barrier between order and mayhem have begun to erode --- and generations of bloodthirsty, monstrous creatures, fueled by a rage thousands of years in the making, are poised to spill forth, seeking revenge for what was done to them.

by Terry Brooks - Fantasy, Fiction

Long ago, many dangerous creatures were locked behind a magical barrier, bringing peace and prosperity to the land. But now those barriers are eroding, and generations of embittered prisoners are about to escape. War seems inevitable...unless a few brave souls can stem the tide. While some venture into the forbidden lands, others must undertake a perilous quest, the success of which will mean the death of a young girl, but whose failure will have unimaginable consequences.

by Terry Brooks - Fantasy, Fiction

The Four Lands hang in the balance between science and magic as subversive elements take up arms against the Druid Council. Humans and their allies have developed dangerous weapons using the forbidden secrets of science that long ago destroyed the world. Then a clue to four sets of precious Elfstones is discovered. Their magic has been missing for thousands of years. If it can be regained, the balance of power may shift once again....

by Terry Brooks - Fantasy, Fiction

In this concluding volume of a two-book series set in the prehistory of Shannara, the survivors of the Great Wars must face unimaginable challenges when their sanctuary is discovered.