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The Law of Nines

by Terry Goodkind

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The Law of Nines by Terry Goodkind
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  • Published in USA  Aug 2009
    512 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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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.

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"Fantasy and thriller readers alike will find themselves swept along to the final confrontation and looking forward to the next installment." - Publishers Weekly

"Goodkind departs from his hot-selling Sword of Truth series (Confessor, 2007, etc.), but not entirely." - Kirkus Reviews

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HENDERSONRE1

EXCELLENT!!
Excellent book especially tying in the old world (Kahlan and Richard) to the new world of technology( Jax and Alex) . A sequel is definitely in order to show how Jax is wrapping things up in the old world and will it spill over to Alex!!! Write Terry write!

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Terry Goodkind Author Biography

Terry Goodkind was born in 1948 and raised in Omaha, Nebraska.  His dyslexia caused him constant frustration in high school and he later dropped out of college

His first novel, Wizard’s First Rule (Tor Books, 1994) was sold at auction for six times more than any other first fantasy novel.  With a substantial first print run of 60,000 copies it went on to be a bestseller. Each subsequent book in the Sword of Truth series has sold better than the one before and some twenty million copies of books in the series have now been sold.

The saga of the Sword of Truth started growing in Goodkind’s mind during the early 1990s while he was building his house in the forests of the northeastern U.S. Before turning his hand to writing he was known for ...

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