Stone of Tears: A Sword of Truth Novel

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Macmillan, Aug 15, 1996 - Fiction - 982 pages
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An Epic of Awesome Power

Kahlan has at last gained the one goal she had always thought was beyond her grasp ... love. Against all odds, the ancient bonds of secret oaths, and the dark talents of men long dead, Richard has won her heart.

Amid sudden and disastrous events, Richard's life is called due to satisfy those treacherous oaths. To save his life, Kahlan must forsake Richard's love and cast him into the chains of slavery, knowing there could be no sin worse than such a betrayal.

Richard is determined to unlock the secrets bound in the magic of ancient oaths and to again be free. Kahlan, alone with the terrible truth of what she has done, must set about altering the course of a world thrown into war. But even that may be easier than ever winning back the heart of the only man she will ever love.


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Very well written and easy to read. - LibraryThing
First of all, Goodkind's writing is not that good. - LibraryThing
But I like the plot and characters, hence four stars. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - AshleyMiller - LibraryThing

After finishing up the first book in the Sword of Truth Series I was excited to read the next book. Stone of Tears did not let me down! It was better than the first book, even though I thought it was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Greg Strandberg - Goodreads

I liked Book 1 and I liked this book too. I think the series starts to go downhill a bit beginning around Book 3/4, but this one is still good. Why do I say this? Because many of you are wondering if ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Terry Goodkind is a #1 New York Times  bestselling author. His books include the eleven-volume Sword of Truth series, beginning with  Wizard's First Rule, the basis for the television show Legend of the Seeker. Goodkind was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, where he also attended art school. Alongside a career in wildlife art, he has also been a cabinetmaker and a violin maker, and he has done restoration work on rare and exotic artifacts from around the world - each with its own story to tell, he says. While continuing to maintain the northeastern home he built with his own hands, in recent years he and his wife Jeri have created a second home in the desert Southwest, where he now spends the majority of his time.

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