Terry Goodkind (1948-2020) is a #1 New York Times bestselling author. His books include the multi-volume epic fantasy Sword of Truth series -- beginning with Wizard's First Rule, the basis for the television show Legend of the Seeker -- and related series Richard and Kahlan and The Nicci Chronicles. Goodkind was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, where he also attended art school. Alongside a career in wildlife art, he was also a cabinetmaker and a violin maker, and did restoration work on rare and exotic artifacts from around the world. In the 1990s he relocated to Nevada, where, when not writing novels, he was a racing-car enthusiast.
Praise for Terry Goodkind
This action-packed book will delight epic fantasy enthusiasts. --Library Journal on Death's Mistress Goodkind's worldbuilding abilities are outdone only by his striking character development, resulting in an adventure that is remarkably impactful. --RT Book Reviews, Top Pick, on Death's Mistress Wonderfully creative, seamless, and stirring. --Kirkus Reviews on Wizard's First Rule Outstanding...Characters who actually behave like adults. Highly recommended. --San Diego Union Tribute on Temple of the Winds