The Law of Nines
A publishing event— #1 New York Times–bestselling author Terry Goodkind turns in a new direction and delivers a stunningly original thriller.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... show more
A publishing event— #1 New York Times–bestselling author Terry Goodkind turns in a new direction and delivers a stunningly original thriller.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.
Publish date: August 18th 2009
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Pages no: 502
Edition language: English
Once upon a time, I read Wizard’s First Rule and liked it. I wish I had left it at that, but noooo. I just had to get another Goodkind book, and it had to be this one. At some point in his career, it seems Goodkind stopped writing fantasies and started writing political and social commentary. But no...
An entertaining book--I couldn't put it down.
This book is being billed as a thriller, and starts out as a present-day story, but the fantasy element is hinted at in the early chapters, and eventually it ties into Goodkind's popular fantasy Sword of Truth series. I liked the first six books or so of Goodkind's series. At first I found the char...
Awesome book I hope Terry makes another book that follows this one.
Audiobook. The story itself was okay, however it was so repetitive that it became annoying. It seemed like the author had to meet some quota for a word count. There was just far too much rehashing and explaining things that had just happened. It's a problem I noticed happening in the Sword of Truth ...