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Author Terry BrooksTerry Brooks was born in Sterling, Illinois in 1944. He started writing in high school and went on to earn a bachelors in English Literature from Hamilton College before attending and graduating from the School of Law at Washington & Lee University. He found particular inspiration in the works of William Faulkner and J.R.R. Tolkien.

Before turning to writing full-time, Brooks worked an attorney. His first novel, The Sword of Shannara (1997) took him 7 years to write, and became the foundation of his best-known series. The Shannara Chronicles have been adapted to TV, and The Sword of Shannara has the distinction of being the first fictional book to earn a place on the New York Times paperback bestseller list.

Brooks is also the author of the Landover and Word/Void series, and his most recent work Street Freaks. In addition, Brooks was picked by George Lucas to create the novelization of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. He has also written short fiction, but greatly prefers writing long-form stories.

Terry Brooks lives in Oregon with his wife Judine.

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Street Freaks
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The Black Elfstone
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The Sorcerer's Daughter

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The Darkling Child
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High Druid's Blade
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Black Elfstone, The | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Black Elfstone, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. June 2017 NY: Del Rey   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bloodfire Quest | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Bloodfire Quest | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  March 2013 NY: Del Rey  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Gypsy Morph, The | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Gypsy Morph, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2008 NY: Del Rey First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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High Druid of Shannara 2: Tanequil | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | High Druid of Shannara 2: Tanequil | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2004 NY: Del Rey   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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High Druid of Shannara 3: Straken | Brooks, Terry | Signed 1st Edition Thus UK Trade Paper Book Brooks, Terry | High Druid of Shannara 3: Straken | Signed 1st Edition Thus UK Trade Paper Book

Author Signed Trade Paperback Book.  2005 Sydney: Simon & Schuster  First Australian Trade Paperback edition, first printing, fine, in fine pictorial wraps, signed by the author.

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High Druid of Shannara 3: Straken | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | High Druid of Shannara 3: Straken | Signed First Edition Copy

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High Druid's Blade, The | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | High Druid's Blade, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. July 2014 NY: Del Rey First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Magic Kingdom of Landover Volume 1, The | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Brooks, Terry | Magic Kingdom of Landover Volume 1, The | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

Signed Trade Paperback Book. 2009 NY: Ballantine Books First Trade Paperback edition, later printing, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps, signed by the author.

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Runnig With the Demon | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Runnig With the Demon | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1997 NY: Del Rey First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Skaar Invasion, The | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Skaar Invasion, The | Signed First Edition Copy

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Sorcerer's Daughter, The | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Sorcerer's Daughter, The | Signed First Edition Copy

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Star Wars: The Phantom Menace | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book (Anakin Cover) Brooks, Terry | Star Wars: The Phantom Menace | Signed First Edition Copy (Anakin Cover)

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.  Anakin Skywalker cover variant.

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Star Wars: The Phantom Menace | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book (Darth Maul Cover) Brooks, Terry | Star Wars: The Phantom Menace | Signed First Edition Copy (Darth Maul Cover)

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.  Darth Maul cover variant.

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Star Wars: The Phantom Menace | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book (Obi-Wan Cover) Brooks, Terry | Star Wars: The Phantom Menace | Signed First Edition Copy (Obi-Wan Cover)

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: Random House   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.  Obi-Wan Kenobi cover variant.

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Star Wars: The Phantom Menace | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book (Padme Cover) Brooks, Terry | Star Wars: The Phantom Menace | Signed First Edition Copy (Padme Cover)

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.  Padme Amidala cover variant.

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Street Freaks | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Copy Brooks, Terry | Street Freaks | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. October 2018 NY: Grim Oaks Press First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Tangle Box | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition UK Book Brooks, Terry | Tangle Box | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book.   1994 LON: Penguin  First UK edition, first printing, mint/new unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Voyage of Jerle Shannara 3: Morgawr | Brooks, Terry | Signed Book Brooks, Terry | Voyage of Jerle Shannara 3: Morgawr | Signed Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  August 2002 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Voyage of the Jerle Shannara 1: Ilse Witch | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Voyage of the Jerle Shannara 1: Ilse Witch | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2000 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Voyage of the Jerle Shannara 2: Antrax | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Voyage of the Jerle Shannara 2: Antrax | Signed First Edition Copy

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Voyage of the Jerle Shannara 2: Antrax | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Voyage of the Jerle Shannara 2: Antrax | Signed First Edition Copy

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Voyage of the Jerle Shannara 3: Morgawr | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Voyage of the Jerle Shannara 3: Morgawr | Signed First Edition Copy

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Wishsong of Shannara, The | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Brooks, Terry | Wishsong of Shannara, The | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Wizard at Large | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Wizard at Large | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1988 NY: Random House Publishing Group  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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World of Shannara, The | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | World of Shannara, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2009 NY: Random House  Oversized Illustrated Edition, 2nd edition, 1st printing (revised edition), mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Terry Brooks Bibliography


The Original Shannara Trilogy

  1. The Sword of Shannara - 1977
  2. The Elfstones of Shannara - 1982
  3. The Wishsong of Shannara - 1985

The Heritage of Shannara

  1. The Scions of Shannara - 1990
  2. The Druid of Shannara - 1991
  3. The Elf Queen of Shannara - 1992
  4. The Talismans of Shannara - 1993

Prequel to the Original Shannara Trilogy

  • First King of Shannara - 1996

Word & Void Series

  1. Running with the Demon - 1997
  2. A Knight of the Word - 1998
  3. Angel Fire East - 1999

The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara Trilogy

  1. Ilse Witch - 2000
  2. Antrax - 2001
  3. Morgawr - 2002

Genesis of Shannara Trilogy

  1. Armageddon's Children - 2006
  2. The Elves of Cintra - 2007
  3. The Gypsy Morph - 2008

High Druid of Shannara Trilogy

  1. Jarka Ruus - 2003
  2. Tanequil - 2004
  3. Straken - 2005

Legends of Shannara

  1. Bearers of the Black Staff - 2010
  2. The Measure of the Magic - 2011

The Dark Legacy of Shannara Trilogy

  1. Wards of Faerie - 2012
  2. Bloodfire Quest - 2013
  3. Witch Wraith - 2013

Defenders of Shannara

  1. The High Druid's Blade - 2014
  2. The Darkling Child - 2015
  3. The Sorcerer's Daughter - 2016

Paladins of Shannara

  1. Allanon's Quest - 2012 - eBook short story, prequel to The Sword of Shannara
  2. The Weapons Master's Choice - 2013 - eBook short story
  3. The Black Irix - 2013 - eBook short story

The Fall of Shannara


  1. The Black Elfstone - June 2017
  2. The Skaar Invasion - June 2018

Shannara Related Works

  • The Guide to Shannara - 1986
  • The World of Shannara - 2001 (companion book with Teresa Patterson)
  • Indomitable - 2003 (short story published in anthology Legends II)
  • Dark Wraith of Shannara - 2008 (graphic novel)
  • Walker and the Shade of Allanon - 2013 (short story published in Unfettered: New Tales by Masters of Fantasy)
  • Imaginary Friends - 1991 (short story published in anthology Once Upon a Time: A Treasury of Modern Fairy Tales)

Magic Kingdom of Landover Series

  1. Magic Kingdom for Sale - 1986
  2. The Black Unicorn - 1987
  3. Wizard at Large - 1988
  4. The Tangle Box - 1994
  5. Witches' Brew - 1995
  6. A Princess of Landover - 2009

Stand-Alone Novels

  • Hook - 1991
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace - 1999
  • Street Freaks - October 2018

Non-Fiction

  • The Writers Complete Fantasy Reference: An Indispensable Compendium of Myth and Magic - 2000, with Michael J. Varhola
  • Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life - 2003
  • Why I Write About Elves - 2005

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