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Terry Goodkind

Knowledge Identifier: +Terry_Goodkind


Terry Goodkind

American writer and author of the epic fantasy The Sword of Truth series as well as the contemporary suspense novel The Law of Nines, which has ties to his fantasy series, and The Omen Machine, which is a direct sequel thereof add

Category: Literature

Born in 1948.

Countries: United States (23%), Australia (23%), Nevada (23%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Maine, Penguin Books, Bruce Spence

Linked to: Penguin Books, Continuum International Publishing Group




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In 1983 Goodkind moved with his wife Jeri to a house he built in Maine, later making his residence on the coast of Lake Las Vegas, Nevada his primary home add something


In 1993, during the construction of his home on the forested Mount Desert Island off the coast of Maine with his wife Jeri, he began to write his first novel, "Wizard's First Rule", and his writing career was launched with its publication in 1994 add something


Goodkind wrote a novella titled "Debt of Bones" for the 1998 anthology "Legends", edited by Robert Silverberg add something


In 2001, the story was published as a stand-alone book add something


Some of Goodkind's political views have provoked controversy, notably the dedication to his 2001 novel "The Pillars of Creation": add something


On July 24, 2006, it was originally announced that the "Sword of Truth" series would be produced as a mini-series produced by Sam Raimi and Joshua Dohen add something


The last book in the story arc, titled "Confessor", was released on November 13, 2007 add something


In June 2008, Goodkind signed a contract to publish three mainstream novels with G.P. Putnam's Sons/Penguin Books add something


It was adapted into a television series called "Legend of the Seeker"; it premiered on November 1, 2008 and ran for two seasons, ending in May, 2010 add something


The first episode aired in syndication on November 1, 2008 and the show lasted for two seasons, canceled in May, 2010 add something


Bruce Spence - In 2008, Spence joined the television series "Legend of the Seeker", based on the "Sword of Truth" series by Terry Goodkind, in the role of Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander, co-starring with Craig Horner and Bridget Regan


The first of these novels is titled "The Law of Nines", and was released August 18, 2009 add something


Tabrett Bethell - From 2009 to 2010, Bethell filmed "Legend of the Seeker", a television show based on Terry Goodkind's "Sword of Truth" series


In April 2010, Goodkind signed a contract to publish three more novels with Tor Books, the first of which revisted the world and characters of the "Sword of Truth" series add something


The first new novel, called "The Omen Machine" was published on August 16, 2011 by Tor Books add something


The second new novel, "The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus" was to be published by Tor but instead was self-published by Goodkind on July 2, 2012 add something


Third Kingdom, a sequel to "The Omen Machine", to be published on August 20, 2013, by Tor Books add something


As of January 15, 2014, there existed an pre-order page on which the E-book version could be ordered add something


The deliverydate of said E-book is stated by Amazon to be August 5, 2014 add something


On August 10, 2014 Severed Souls was made public and is now available in local libraries and book stores add something


In 2017, Goodkind will be publishing the first novel in a new series focused on Nicci from the Sword of Truth series add something


In January 2017, Goodkind's newest novel in the Sword of Truth Series was released, titled "Death's Mistress" add something


In 2018 Goodkind himself described the cover of his just-published novel "Shroud of Eternity" as "laughably bad", and invited his fans to mock it, offering free copies of the book to ten randomly selected responses on Facebook add something


In January 2019, Goodkind's continuation of the Sword of Truth series was announced, titled "The Scribbly Man" add something