Biography

Terry Goodkind

Terry Goodkind is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and the creator of the most controversial new thriller of our lifetime. His work is often called "provacative," "courageously original," "terrifying" and even "dangerous."

More than anything; Terry Goodkind's books are character-driven stories that take a brutally honest inward look at ourselves. With a focus on the complexity of the human psyche, Terry Goodkind has an uncanny grasp for crafting compelling stories of people like you and me, trapped in terrifying situations.

With his latest novel, NEST, readers will be drawn into an original story of the driving forces behind those who take lives and those trying to save them, a struggle that will take readers into a dark world as we search for the origins of evil.

As a resident of Nevada, Terry Goodkind deeply appreciates the rights and freedoms of the United States, although worries about how quickly those rights are eroding. His passion for writing is a paralell to his passion for life.

Terry Goodkind is a part-time race car driver, a devoted husband to Jeri, the love of his life, and is a friend to animal-kind.

Terry Goodkind

Books by Terry Goodkind

by Terry Goodkind - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

When Kate Bishop unexpectedly finds herself in the middle of a police investigation into a brutal murder, she makes a shocking discovery: she has the ability to identify killers just by looking into their eyes. Jack Raines, a mysterious author with shadowy connections to those who share her ability, tells Kate that her unique vision also makes her a target, and only he can help her. Now, hot on Jack and Kate’s heels are a force of super-predators, vicious and bloodthirsty killers who will stop at nothing until Kate is dead. But even as she fights for her life, Kate still isn’t sure if Jack is really her salvation, or another killer coming to slaughter her.

by Terry Goodkind - Fantasy, Fiction

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.

by Terry Goodkind - Fantasy, Fiction

Married to the powerful leader of her people, safe among those gifted with great ability, Magda Searus is protected from a distant world descending into war. But when her husband, a man who loved life and loved her, unexpectedly commits suicide, she suddenly finds herself alone. Despite her grief, she is driven to find the reasons behind why her husband would do such a thing. Though she is not gifted, she begins to discover that there may be more to his suicide than anyone knew.

by Terry Goodkind - Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction

Bishop Hannis Arc and the ancient Emperor Sulachan lead a vast horde of Shun-Tuk and other depraved "half-people" into the Empire's heart, raising an army of the dead in order to threaten the world of the living. Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell must defend themselves and their followers from a series of terrifying threats, despite a magical sickness that depletes their strength and, if not cured, will take their lives.

by Terry Goodkind - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction

In this sequel to THE OMEN MACHINE, the bloodthirsty Jit is dead, and Richard and Kahlan have survived. But Richard, infected with the essence of death itself and robbed of his power as a war wizard, 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.

by Terry Goodkind - Fantasy, Fiction

An accident leads to the discovery of a mysterious machine that has rested hidden deep underground for countless millennia. The machine awakens to begin issuing a series of increasingly alarming, if minor, omens. The omens turn out to be astonishingly accurate, and ever more ominous.