About the Author
A writer since high school, Terry Brooks published his first novel, The Sword of Shannara, in 1977. It was a New York Times bestseller for more than five months. He has since written fourteen consecutive bestselling novels--most recently, the novel based on the George Lucas screenplay Star Wars® Episode I™: The Phantom Menace™.
The author was a practicing attorney for many years but now writes full-time. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.