Listeners all around the world are discovering Robert Stanek and Ruin Mist. Robert Stanek is the highly-acclaimed author of more than 75 books for young people and adults. Ruin Mist is the fantasy world explored in The Kingdoms and the Elves of the Reaches quartet and in In the Service of Dragons. Listen to this special edition audio and explore the world of Ruin Mist and its characters.
After the Great War that divided the peoples, the kingdoms of men plunged into a Dark Age that lasted 500 years. To heal the lands and restore the light, the great kings decreed that magic and all that is magical, be it creature, man, or device, shall be cleansed to dust. The cleansing raged for so long that no human could recall a time without it and it is in this time that the Dark Lord Sathar returned from the dark beyond.
"No Wonder it Was a Top BookSense 76 Pick!"
Indulge, slip away to Ruin Mist! In the Service of Dragons is the continuation of Robert Stanek's multilayered epic fantasy adventure that began with The Kingdom and the Elves of the Reaches, Books 1-4. In that acclaimed series, Stanek introduced us to the story of Ruin Mist, an extraordinary world of magic, adventure, and intrigue. In this eagerly awaited follow-up, he once again proves himself a wonderful storyteller with a gift for fast pacing and believable storylines.
"Awesome!! Read It!!"
The epic adventure continues! Unleash the power of your imagination and enter a world you've never dreamed existed. Best-selling author Robert Stanek delivers an epic fantasy adventure that will open your mind and your heart.
To turn back the tides of war, Queen Mother sent her most trusted warriors on a perilous journey across the Great Sea. But the elves were betrayed by one of their own. Only a handful survived the ambush that followed, only two reached the far shores. But they did not find quick allies. They found a kingdom under siege and a shattered alliance. The elves proved themselves to the men that defended Quashan'.
"Add this to your must read list!"
Adrina, Emel, Vilmos, Galan, and Seth face even greater challenges as their world is transformed. Vilmos, in his quest to become the first human magus in a thousand years, must control the darkness within him. Adrina must accept her place and work together with Emel to help the elves make their plea to Great Kingdom's council. What happens will amaze you.
"The VERY BEST"
Candid and fast-paced like the best combat memoirs, Stanek focuses on the men and women he flew with, telling their stories as well as his own and creating what is ultimately an inspiring and uplifting story of the human spirit challenged by the agony and terror of war.
"Decent story with a poor choice of narration style"
Enter the spell-binding worlds of best-selling author Robert Stanek and dream a new dream. The book contains two novellas, two short stories and a special feature exclusive.
In this story, Buster shares what he's learned about numbers for counting and addition. Along the way, he makes a big mess with his toys while counting by 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s and 5s. The wonderfully crafted story is paired with playful examples that help children discover the world around them.
In this story, Buster shares what he's learned about the 26 letters of the alphabet and sounds for reading. Along the way, he dances the cha-cha, worries about pirates, and learns that he is thankful for his friends. The wonderfully-crafted story is paired with playful examples that help children discover the world around them. Don't miss the other Bugville stories.
Join Buster and Lass for a special undersea counting adventure from 1 to 10! It's fun and different. Can your child imagine an undersea adventure and count the new friends as they arrive? You bet they can! This Bugville Jr Learning Adventure, written by best-selling author Robert Stanek, is designed to build number sense and 1 to 10 counting skills.
Discover the magical world of Robert Stanek's Bugville Critters! Stanek, acclaimed author of the popular children's books The Kingdoms and the Elves of the Reaches and Journey Beyond the Beyond, has selected an irresistible combination for this age group: loveable critters and baseball.
"Entertainment for the whole family"
Join Buster and friends for four amazing learning adventures. Explore emotions in Buster Feels. Learn about being different in Barry Lives Large. Examine friendship in Sarah Gets Angry. Go outside for some fun in Outside in the Snow with Buster and Friends. Bugville Jr. is an imprint of developmentally appropriate, interactive books designed to provide lessons about life, friendship, family, and our natural world.
In an age lost to myth and memory, a race of supreme giants known as titans ruled over all the lands of Ruin Mist from their homes on Over-Earth. Without question, titans were the masters of the gates. They moved freely between realms and across lands.
"Simple Suberb Fantasy!"
Five extended learning adventures in one amazing collection: Buster Explores the Sea, Racing Super Buster Counts, Buster’s Big Top Big Letters Show, Undersea, 2, 3 with Buster and Friends, and Racing Super Buster Letters. Perfect for ages 6 months to 6 years. Bugville Jr. is an imprint of developmentally appropriate, interactive books designed to provide lessons about life, friendship, family, and our natural world.
Sarah and Lass are best friends. They do everything together. But when Sarah and Lass gets mad at each other their friendship may be over. Bugville Jr. builds on the success of the Bugville Critters books while keeping with the unique educational outlook of helping children discover the world around them while combining facts about our natural world with fictional stories that instruct and entertain. The Bugville Critters stories originally were written by Robert Stanek as bedtime stories for his own children.
A dark shadow has been cast across the known lands. War sweeps through the divided nations of men and elves. There is great despair for the future of men, for if the greatest of all kingdoms can fail there can be no hope in tomorrow's tomorrow for any man in any land. Yet there is deeper despair amongst the elven peoples where for the first time in recorded history the elves of the West and East are at war with each other.
"A thoroughly satisfying conclusion"
The epic adventure continues! As prophecy becomes reality, the factions struggle for control, only to further divide the lands. Some would say that King Andrew Alder foolishly agreed to support the Elves of the Reaches, sending men to aid their cause when the causes of all men in all lands were being put to the test of steel. And in the North, men back their words with action.
"Great for all ages!"
With The Pieces of the Puzzle, Robert Stanek masterfully creates an intelligent thriller that weaves the excitement and intrigue of a sophisticated mystery with the fascinating secret world of international espionage. The leader of a special operations unit returns home after a mission gone terribly wrong to find himself a wanted man.
"Made me think"
A 1-2-3 number adventure set in the BIGGEST little show on Earth. Join Buster and friends in the Big Top for a BIG number show your child won’t soon forget. Bugville Jr. is an imprint of developmentally appropriate, interactive books designed to provide lessons about life, friendship, family, and our natural world.