Ruin Mist Tales are really for our young readers. This is a young adult/children's version of Elf Queen's Quest and is especially for readers 10 and up.

The Elf Queen & The King

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. Perfect for the young and the young at heart! The Elf Queen & The King is a refreshingly unique fantastic adventure where its only limits are the limits of your imagination. Dare to dream and slip away to Ruin Mist!

Enter the darkness and lose yourself in the dark path. Inside, you'll discover the breathtaking world of Ruin Mist where the mystical and the magical abound. You'll fall in love with three heroes: a boy who would become a mage, a princess fleeing a dying kingdom, and a warrior elf who undertakes an epic journey.


The Elf Queen & The King

Premium Trade, $15.00      ISBN: 1-57545-061-5

Hardcover, $23.50  ISBN: 1-57545-076-3






The Elf Queen & The King II

Premium Trade, $15.00      ISBN: 1-57545-062-3

Hardcover, $23.50  ISBN: 1-57545-077-1






The Elf Queen & The King III

Premium Trade, $15.00      ISBN: 1-57545-086-0

Availability: 2003


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The Elf Queen & The King IV

Premium Trade, $15.00      ISBN: 1-57545-087-9

Availability: 2003


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Discover the books that are delighting readers all across the country! The Ruin Mist Tales are an alternate history for best-selling author Robert Stanek's Keeper Martin's Tales. For every fantastic story you'll ever find, there are often other stories that retell the adventures from different points of view--so why should it be any different in Ruin Mist?

Join us now as we walk the dark path through the chronicles of Ruin Mist. Discover new secrets, new dangers, new visions and new realities!


Overwhelmingly, readers agree that Robert's books are among the best they've ever read. His books have very vocal supporters who aren't afraid to voice their opinion and they frequently do so in online communities and lists. Strong reader support has led to strong sales. Currently Robert lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and children.

Robert is proud to have served in the Persian Gulf War as a combat crewmember on an electronic warfare aircraft. During the war, he flew numerous combat and combat support missions, logging over two hundred combat flight hours. His distinguished accomplishments during the Persian Gulf War earned him nine medals, including the United States of America's highest flying honor, the Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross. His career total was 17 medals in only 11 years of military service, making him one of the most highly decorated veterans of the Persian Gulf War.

Currently, Robert lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and children. Robert Stanek is perhaps one of the best writers of our time. His blockbuster debut book sold over 150,000 copies and worldwide sales of his books are nearly 2 million.


Category:  Children's






"At first you are whisked away to the land of the elves then the story goes to the Kingdoms where you learn about Princess Adrina and the would-be mage Vilmos." Cynthia West

"At once innovative and yet has the texture of legends of the past. Wonderful! Don't miss out, you won't be disappointed." Kim Patterson

"Hooked instantly! ... a memorable world with terrific characters." Reader

"Wonderful is definitely what this book is about! I was enchanted from the start …" Greg Kimball

"My sons, 10 and 12, are the ones who got me hooked! They enjoyed reading the story and so did I." Martin St. Lawrence




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