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Books of the Sword of Truth series

There are twelve books in the Sword of Truth series. The Law of Nines which is a book apart from the Sword of Truth series, four books in the new Richard and Kahlan Novel series, and two books in the Nicci Chronicles.



The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus

Release Date July 2, 2012
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Debt of Bones

Release Date December 2001
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Wizard's First Rule

Release Date August 15, 1994
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Stone of Tears

Release Date September 15, 1995
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Blood of the Fold

Release Date October 15, 1996
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Temple of the Winds

Release Date September 15, 1997
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Soul of the Fire

Release Date March 15, 1999
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Faith of the Fallen

Release Date August 22, 2000
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Pillars of Creation

Release Date November 20, 2001
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Naked Empire

Release Date July 2003
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Release Date January 4, 2005
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Release Date July 18, 2006
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Release Date November 13, 2007
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The Law of Nines[]


The Law of Nines

Release Date August 18, 2009
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The Richard and Kahlan Series[]

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The Omen Machine

Release Date August 16, 2011
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The Third Kingdom

Release Date August 20, 2013
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Severed Souls

Release Date August 12, 2014
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Release Date November 17, 2015
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The Nicci Chronicles[]

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Death's Mistress

Release Date January 24, 2017
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Shroud of Eternity

Release Date January 9, 2018
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