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#1 New York Times
-bestselling author Terry Goodkind turns in a new direction and delivers a stunningly original thriller.
Turning twenty-seven may be terrifying for some, but for Alex, a struggling artist living in the midwestern United States, it is cataclysmic. Inheriting a huge expanse of land should have made him a rich and happy man; but something about this birthday, his name, and the beautiful woman whose life he just saved, has suddenly made him — and everyone he loves — into a target. A target for extreme and uncompromising violence... In Alex, Terry Goodkind brings to life a modern hero in a whole new kind of high-octane thriller.
"Bestseller Goodkind (Confessor) ventures into thriller territory with results sure to please fans of his fantasy fiction. In the opening pages, Alex Rahl, the book's unwitting hero, saves the beautiful Jax from being run down on the street in Orden, Neb., by a plumbing truck flying a pirate flag. Jax, who turns out to be from an alternate reality where evildoers are attempting to seize control of her civilization, has traveled to Nebraska to seek Alex's help in saving her people. In Jax's world, magic takes the place of technology, but on earth she's stripped of her powers and forced to fight armed with only her trusty dagger. The author takes his time setting all this up, but once the story gets rolling, it's a gripping ride as the bad guys whoosh in between their world, which remains unseen, and ours. Fantasy and thriller readers alike will find themselves swept along to the final confrontation and looking forward to the next installment. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"The Law of Nines is that rare book that both mixes and transcends genres, and it does it with force and intelligence. Fast paced, riveting and scary. It will leave the reader breathless." Nelson DeMille
"A gripping ride" PW
New York Times-bestselling author Goodkind turns in a new direction and delivers a stunningly original thriller. Someone is after Alexander Rahl — and he can't figure out who or why. Something about his name has made him a target, and his ordinary life is gone forever.
Turning twenty-seven may be terrifying for some, but for Alex, a struggling artist living in the Midwest, it is cataclysmic. Something about this birthday, his name, and the beautiful woman whose life he has just saved has suddenly made him-and everyone he loves-a target. A target for extreme and uncompromising violence...
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The #1 New York Times bestselling author creates a stunningly original thriller.
About the Author
Terry Goodkind is a #1 New York Times-bestselling author. He lives in Nevada and Maine.