Terry Brooks is the New York Times bestselling author of
more than twenty books, including The Sword of Shannara,
the Voyage of the Jerle Shannara trilogy: Ilse Witch,
Antrax, and Morgawr, the High Druid of Shannara trilogy,
which includes Jarka Ruus and Tanequil, the nonfiction book
Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life, and
the novel based upon the screenplay and story by George
Lucas, Star Wars®: Episode I The Phantom Menace™. His
novels Running with the Demon and A Knight of the Word were
selected by the Rocky Mountain News as two of the best
science fiction/fantasy novels of the twentieth century.
The author was a practicing attorney for many years but now
writes full-time. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the
Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.