Chainfire

Sword of Truth (Volume 9)

Terry Goodkind

Tor Fantasy

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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, Richard awakes to discover Kahlan missing. To his disbelief, no one remembers the woman he is frantically trying to find. Worse, no one believes that she really exists, or that he was ever married. Alone as never before, he must find the woman he loves more than life itself....if she is even still alive. If she was ever even real.

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"How much of this blood is his?"

"Most of it, I'm afraid," a second woman said as they both rushed along beside him.
As Richard fought to focus his mind on his need to remain conscious, the breathless voices sounded to him as if they were coming from some great dim distance. He wasn't sure who they were. He knew that he knew them, but right then it just didn't seem to matter.

The crushing pain in the left side of his chest and his need for air had him at the ragged edge of panic. It was all he could do to try to pull each crucial breath.

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Praise for Chainfire

"Wonderfully creative, seamless, and stirring."
--Kirkus on Wizard's First Rule

"Wonderful."
--Kliatt on Stone of Tears

"Each volume of the Sword of Truth . . . proves more difficult to review than the last. There are only so many ways of heaping praise on a series that gets better and better."
--SFX on Blood of the Fold

" . . . outstanding work . . . adrenaline and characters who actually behave like adults. Highly recommended."
--San Diego Union Tribune on Temple of the Winds

"...thoroughly enjoyable."
--VOYA on Soul of the Fire

"Mr. Goodkind's compelling prose weaves a magic spell over readers."
--Romantic Times on Faith of the Fallen

"Near-perfect pacing, well-realized settings, and superior descriptive narrative."
--VOYA on The Pillars of Creation

"Everything one could ask for in an epic fantasy."
--Publishers Weekly on Stone of Tears
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About the Author

Terry Goodkind

Terry Goodkind is a #1 New York Times bestselling author. His books include the eleven-volume Sword of Truth series, beginning with Wizard’s First Rule, the basis for the television show Legend of the Seeker. Goodkind was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, where he also attended art school. Alongside a career in wildlife art, he has also been a cabinetmaker and a violin maker, and he has done restoration work on rare and exotic artifacts from around the world -- each with its own story to tell, he says. While continuing to maintain the northeastern home he built with his own hands, in recent years he and his wife Jeri have created a second home in the desert Southwest, where he now spends the majority of his time.

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Chainfire
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Prometheus Award Nominee

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Fantasy
November 2005
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780765344311
ISBN10: 0765344319
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 768 pages
$8.99

Hardcover

Hardcover
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
January 2005
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780765305237
ISBN10: 0765305232
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 672 pages
$34.99

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e-Book Agency
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
December 2010
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429984409
ISBN10: 1429984406
768 pages
$8.99
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