Complete Magic Lands Omnibus (2-in-1 Omnibus)
Meet Ray and Tall. Their people spend their entire lives in a floating world. They are born, live, and die in this water-soaked place. Now they must go into the wilds alone and return with one of the great ones to prove themselves and to win the hearts of the girls they love. But their paths are much more challenging than either ever imagines. More
Meet Ray and Tall. Their people spend their entire lives in a floating world. They are born, live, and die in this water-soaked place. Now they must go into the wilds alone and return with one of the great ones to prove themselves and to win the hearts of the girls they love. But their paths are much more challenging than either ever imagines, for on their journeys they will unravel clues to the disappearance of a dear friend, and those clues will lead them to the stone land. Though the stillness of the stone land makes them landsick, they must continue on for they are the one hope of their people against an oppressive ruler.
About the Author
Robert Stanek is a dad, husband and author. Robert Stanek finished his first novel in 1986 and has been writing several books a year ever since. Today, he has over 150 published books, which have been read by millions of people. Dubbed 'A Face Behind the Future' in the 1990's by The Olympian, he's been helping to shape the future of the written word for two decades.
Praise for Robert Stanek's Ruin Mist
"A breathtaking world and an excellent epic fantasy series! This wonderful adventure reminds me of a cross between J.R.R. Tolkien, J.K. Rowling, Tad Williams, and C. S. Lewis."
"Stanek's [has] a penchant for clear and simple prose. He also prefers swift, action-oriented scenes. Solidly built. Stanek moves among his main characters with ease, always switching at a climactic moment to maintain suspense. The accessible, brisk language keeps things moving."
"Sure to attract fans of graphic novels and classic Tolkien alike. Stanek will likely draw a cult following. This guarantees fans, and those fans will be ready to wield their swords against the Dark Lord in Stanek's next installment."
-- VOYA, the leading magazine for YA librarians
-- The Complete Idiots Guide to Elves and Fairies
-- Ancient Art of Faery Magick
"Recommended reading. "
"Word of mouth turned it into a bestseller. Very satisfying."
-- The Fantasy Guide
Achievements for Robert Stanek's Ruin Mist books...
#1 Fiction, Audible (12 weeks, 2005)
Top 50 Sci-fi/Fantasy, Amazon (26 weeks, 2002)
Top 10 Fiction, Audible (25 weeks, 2005)
Top 50 Fiction, Audible (52 weeks, 2005-2006)
Top 10 Kids & YA, Audible (180 weeks, 2005-2007)
#1 Featured Book Audible June-July 2005
Featured in Cover Story, Publisher's Weekly (2009)
Featured in VOYA (2007)
Featured in Complete Idiots Guide to Elves and Fairies (2005)
Featured in Ancient Art of Faery Magick (2005)
Popular Series Fiction for Middle School and Teen Readers (2005, 2008)
Top 10 Recommended Author -- SciFi Bookcase (2004 - 2012)
Top 10 Book -- SciFi Bookcase (2004 - 2012)
Top 20 Author -- RateItAll (2005 - 2012)
A Top 100 Fantasy -- The Fantasy 100 (2005 - 2007)
Robert Stanek and his books also have been in:
The Journal of Electronic Defense
The Publisher's Weekly Cover Story
The Parenting Magazine
School Library Journal
The News Tribune
Wondering where to start reading Robert Stanek's work? Consider "The Best of Robert Stanek" list from OverDrive's "ContentWire for Libraries"...
#1 The Pieces of the Puzzle
#2 Keeper Martin's Tale
#3 Bugville Collection #1: Visit Mom and Dad At Work, Go to School, Have a Sleepover, Visit Garden Box Farms
#4 The Kingdoms and the Elves of the Reaches
#5 In the Service of Dragons
#6 Journey Beyond the Beyond
#7 Stormjammers: The Extraordinary Story of EW Operations in the Gulf War
#8 Bugville Critters: Every Number Counts
#9 Absolutes & Other Stories
#10 Exploring Ruin Mist: Special Edition for The Kingdoms and the Elves of the Reaches and In the Service of Dragons
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