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Author Terry BrooksTerry Brooks was born in Sterling, Illinois in 1944. He discovered his love for writing during high school, before matriculating to earn a BA in English Literature from Hamilton College in New York. There, he found particular inspiration in the works of William Faulkner and J.R.R. Tolkien. Following undergrad, Brooks earned his J.D. from the School of Law at Washington & Lee University. He worked as an attorney before turning to writing full-time.

Brooks began writing his first novel, The Sword of Shannara in 1990. It took him 7 years to complete and became the foundation of his bestselling and critically acclaimed 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. You can find a collection of Terry Brooks signed books below this author biography.

Brooks is also the author of the Landover and Word/Void series. 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. His next book, The Last Druid: Book Four of the Fall of Shannara, is expected in October 2020.

Terry Brooks currently lives in Oregon with his wife, Judine.

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Author's website: terrybrooks.net
Similar authors: Stephen R. Donaldson, Raymond E. Feist, R.A. Salvatore, Tad Williams
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Small Magic
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The Last Druid
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The Stiehl Assassin
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Street Freaks
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The Skaar Invasion
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The Black Elfstone
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Knight of the Word, A | Brooks, Terry | Signed Limited Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Knight of the Word, A | Signed Limited Edition Copy

Author Signed Limited Edition Book. 2019 MD: Cemetery Dance   First limited 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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Princess of Landover, A (Magic Kingdom Series) | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Princess of Landover, A (Magic Kingdom Series) | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  August 2009 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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Brooks, Terry |  Last Druid, The | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Last Druid, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. October 2020 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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Brooks, Terry | Stiehl Assassin, The | Signed First Edition Copy Brooks, Terry | Stiehl Assassin, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2019 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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Skaar Invasion, The | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Skaar Invasion, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. June 2018 NY: Del Rey First 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 2: Antrax | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Voyage of the Jerle Shannara 2: Antrax | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2001 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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Armageddon's Children | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Armageddon's Children | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2006 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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High Druid of Shannara 1: Jarka Ruus | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | High Druid of Shannara 1: Jarka Ruus | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2003 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 First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | High Druid of Shannara 3: Straken | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2005 NY: Del Rey  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bearers of the Black Staff | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Bearers of the Black Staff | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2010 NY: Ballantine Publishing 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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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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Runnig With the Demon | Brooks, Terry | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Running 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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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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Brooks, Terry | Small Magic | Signed First Edition Book Brooks, Terry | Small Magic | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. March 2021 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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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
  3. The Stiehl Assassin - May 2019
  4. The Last Druid - October 2020

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
  • Small Magic: Short Fiction - 2021

Other Works

  • 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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