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.
Terry Brooks has delivered some of the best fantasy tales written in the past 35 years [and]Brooks' Shannara series is a grand example of the best of the best in the genre . . . The design ofthe Shannara books spreads the story line across centuries, yet also makes it easy for newreaders to jump in at any point - Associated PressIf you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasyTerry Brooks is a master of the craft and a trailblazer . . . Required readingI can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the yearsTerry's place is at the head of the fantasy world[Brooks'] writing has eerie depths and insights that show just why he is held in such high regard