Terry Brooks is the "New York Times" bestselling author of more than thirty books, including the Legends of Shannara novels "Bearers of the Black Staff" and "The Measure of the Magic; "the Genesis of Shannara novels "Armageddon's Children, The Elves of Cintra, "and" The Gypsy Morph; 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: (R) Episode I The Phantom Menace."(TM) 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 twentieth 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.
PRAISE FOR LEGENDS OF SHANNARA"BEARERS OF THE BLACK STAFF" A "New York Times" and "Wall Street Journal" bestseller "A finely wrought tale of sacrifice, adventure, betrayal, magic, loss, and a world on the precipice."--Brent Weeks, author of "The Way of Shadows" "[A] superlative Tolkien-style fantasy tweaked with a contemporary vibe."--"Publishers Weekly" "A story that will delight Brooks' legions of fans . . . Here's to many more tales of this incredible world."--SFRevu AND FOR TERRY BROOKS "A great storyteller, Terry Brooks creates rich epics filled with mystery, magic, and memorable characters. If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy."--Christopher Paolini, author of "Eragon" and "Brisingr" "Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world."--Philip Pullman, author of "The Golden Compass"