Synopses & Reviews
Terry Goodkind returns to the lives of Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell — in The Third Kingdom,
the direct sequel to his #1 New York Times
bestseller The Omen Machine.
Richard saw the point of a sword blade sticking out from between the man's shoulder blades. He spun back toward Richard after throwing the woman out the opening, ready to attack. It seemed impossible, but the man looked unaffected by the blade that had impaled him through the chest.
It was then, in the weak light from the fire pit off to the side, that Richard got his first good look at the killer.
Three knives were buried up to their brass cross-guards in the mans chest. Only the handles were showing. Richard saw, too, the broken end of a sword blade jutting out from the center of the mans chest. The point of that same blade stuck out from the mans back.
Richard recognized the knife handles. All three were the style carried by the men of the First File.
He looked from those blades that should have killed the big man, up into his face.
That was when he realized the true horror of the situation, and the reason for the unbearable stench of death.
“Outstanding…Characters who actually behave like adults. Highly recommended.”—San Diego Union-Tribune
“Goodkinds greatest triumph: the ability to introduce instantly identifiable characters. His heroes, like us, are not perfect. Instead, each is flawed in ways that strengthen, rather than weaken their impact.”—SFX
“Few writers have Goodkinds power of creation.”—Publishing News
“Teeming with violence, treachery, and intrigue.”—Publishers Weekly
“A tour de force of mesmerizing storytelling.”—RT Book Reviews
Enter the unique world of Terry Goodkind. A world of high adventure, brilliant storytelling, and people you will never forget.
About the Author
The author of the worldwide bestsellers making up the Sword of Truth, and the #1 New York Times bestseller The Omen Machine, Terry Goodkind lives in Henderson, Nevada.