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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Review: Stone of Tears (Sword of Truth #2)

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Upon the completion of this book, I have come to a few conclusions. I appreciate the captivating writing in which Terry Goodkind has reached. There have been few books in which I get lost in the world ... Read full review

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An Opinionated Look at: Terry Goodkind's Sword of Truth Book 2: Stone of Tears By Eric Allen Well, I said there might be a bit of time between reviews in this series since I'm not being paid to do ... Read full review

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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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