Severed Souls

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Macmillan, Aug 5, 2014 - Fiction - 560 pages
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From the far reaches of the D'Haran Empire, Bishop Hannis Arc and the ancient Emperor Sulachan lead a vast horde of Shun-Tuk and other depraved "half-people" into the Empire's heart, raising an army of the dead in order to threaten the world of the living. Meanwhile, far from home, Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell must defend themselves and their followers from a series of terrifying threats, despite a magical sickness that depletes their strength and which, if not cured, will take their lives...sooner rather than later.

"Richard saw the point of a sword blade sticking out from between the man's shoulder blades. He spun back toward Richard after throwing the woman out of the opening, ready to attack. It seemed impossible, but the man looked unaffected by the blade that had impaled him through the chest.

It was then, in the weak light from the fire pit off to the side, that Richard got his first good look at the killer.

Three knives were buried up to their brass cross-guards in the man's chest. Only the handles were showing. Richard saw, too, the broken end of a sword blade jutting out from the center of the man's chest. The point of that same blade stuck out from the man's back.

Richard recognized the knife handles. All three were the style carried by the men of the First File.

He looked from those blades that should have killed the big man, up into his face. That was when he realized the true horror of the situation, and the reason for the unbearable stench of death."

From Terry Goodkind, author of the Sword of Truth series, comes a sweeping new novel of Richard Rahl, Kahlan Amnell, and their world.


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Well writing, good addition to the continuing story. - Goodreads
Unsatisfactory ending. - Goodreads
Please continue the imaginative storytelling. - Goodreads
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I really liked it but I did not like the ending. - Goodreads
The ending was fairly predictable. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Golbez - Walmart

Not Terry Goodkind's best work, but it was at least engaging and emotional. However its not really on par with any of his earlier works in the Sword of Truth series. And I'd only recommend this book to fans of his earlier series. Read full review

Review: Severed Souls (Richard and Kahlan #3)

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So after wasting my time, I repeat, WASTING MY TIME to read this series from book one to this book all in the hopes that Terry would actually give me da finish I deserve he goes ahead nd gives me a ... Read full review

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The author of the worldwide bestsellers making up the Sword of Truth, and the #1 New York Times bestseller The Omen Machine, Terry Goodkind lives in Henderson, Nevada.

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