The Kingdoms and the Elves of the Reaches Book IV : Keeper Martin's Tales for Teens

  • by Robert Stanek
  • Narrated by Karl Fehr
  • Series: Keeper Martin's Tales for Teens
  • 4 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Here is the fourth volume in Robert Stanek's magnificent Keeper Martin's Tales, the series fans have called the Star Wars of fantasy. Filled with mystery, intrigue, adventure, and magic, the audiobooks transport us to a world unlike any other. Praised as an instant classic, Robert Stanek's outstanding series has quickly become a favorite.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'. They, along with the mysterious Xith, the would-be mage Vilmos, Princess Adrina, and their friends helped turn the battle in Great Kingdom's favor.For their support, the elves were granted an audience with the king. Yet great deeds could not undo the past, or change the prejudice of men. Elves and men are enemies, as it has been through time. The Alder King had his own concerns. The kingdom alliance was shattered. An ally, and a great king was dead. War between the kingdoms seemed inevitable. If there was any hope of restoring the alliance, he must rid the kingdom of the enemy's spies. But was such a thing possible without the backing of those he needed the most?

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My favourite of the four

We got in a bit of a bun fight over who would listen. It's hard not to want to join in. It's also remarkably difficult to put this book down, as it flows so well. My only criticisms are that book one is rather like a prequel. The story is incredibly absorbing and exceptionally fulfilling to read. You always want to know what?s going to happen next and the story just keeps building and building. At no point does it disappoint or ebb. There are lots of books I have read and enjoyed, but these really stand out from the crowd. They were a real pleasure to 'read'.
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- Arlin

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-06-2005
  • Publisher: RP Audio