Terry Brooks is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty books, including the Dark Legacy of Shannara adventures Wards of Faerie and Bloodfire Quest; the Legends of Shannara novels Bearers of the Black Staff and The Measure of the Magic; the Genesis of Shannara trilogy Armageddon's Children, The Elves of Cintra and The Gypsy Morph; and The Sword of Shannara. The author was a practising attorney for many years but now writes full time. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest.
Brooks' Shannara series is a grand example of the best of the best in the genre . . . The design of the Shannara books spreads the story line across centuries, yet also makes it easy for new readers to jump in at any point * ASSOCIATED PRESS * If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy * Christopher Paolini * I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara * Peter V. Brett * I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years * Patrick Rothfuss, author of THE NAME OF THE WIND * A master of the craft . . . required reading * Brent Weeks * A strong opening book . . . The Four Lands face a new threat * FANTASY BOOK REVIEW * Fantastic . . . one of the best books in this saga * SFREVU *