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All Works by Lincoln Cole
A quiet little mountain town is hiding a big problem. When the townsfolk of Raven's Peak start acting crazy, Abigail Dressler is called upon to find out what is happening. She uncovers a demonic threat unlike any she's ever faced and finds herself in a fight just to stay alive.
She rescues Haatim Arison from a terrifying fate and discovers that he has a family legacy in the supernatural that he knows nothing about. Now she's forced to protect him, which is easy, and also trust him if she wants to save the townsfolk of Raven's Peak. Trust, however, is considerably more difficult for someone who grew up living on the knife's edge of danger.
Can they discover the cause of the town's insanity and put a stop to it before it is too late?
Abigail was arrested by the Council, and now she's awaiting trial for the decisions she made leading up to and culminating in the events of Raven's Peak. She is restless while she waits for answers and knows that there is a real threat outside their walls plotting to bring them down.
Meanwhile, Haatim is getting a crash course in this world he knew nothing about and finding out that nothing is as it seems. He's being taught how to survive, but will it be enough?
There are dark clouds on the horizon and it is coming whether they are prepared or not. Will they be able to weather this storm?
Arthur Vangeest has been hunting a cult known as the Ninth Circle for months and finally located their base of operations, but something goes terribly wrong. Someone he trusts betrays him and his family is murdered.
Now he isn’t sure if there is anything left to live for. But, when he exacts his revenge on the people the hurt him, he finds a new reason to stay alive.
This short story takes place several years before the events of Raven’s Peak and details how Arthur came across Abigail, and how she gave him something new to live for.
A Galactic Space Opera, Graveyard of Empires builds the world and sets the stage for an enormous conflict between planets and Empires. Argus Wade was born into the Ministry, an archaic and barbaric religion that spans the entire galaxy, and knew from an early age that he was different. The threat of death, and worse, loomed over him because of his special gifts.
When he tries to protect his daughter from this fate by hiding her, his worst fears are realized as the Ministry begins tightening the noose. If they discover that she is his child, or worse that he kept her from them, both of their lives will be at risk.
Meanwhile, the galaxy is facing a new conflict in the outer reaches. A new rebellion is forming to tear down the established government. Battle lines are being drawn and everyone is choosing sides. But, they are all going to find out that the cost of war is higher than anyone could have anticipated...
Things are heating up in the galaxy as the Union tries to find an edge in its conflict with the Republic. The war is becoming more of a reality every day: terrorism and riots are cropping up as the disenfranchised take matters into their own hands. Jayson finds himself in a struggle to align his morals with his duty and is on the verge of making an irreversible decision. Billions of lives are at stake in the coming conflict, but right now it's anyone's game to win.
Nichole, a young intern at a prestigious law firm, is caught in a tough position. She is juggling too many responsibilities as her world falls apart around her. After her mother goes missing while performing an errand, Nichole is left picking up the pieces of her shattered life and taking care of her younger siblings. She isn’t sure where she can turn to for help, and she is facing a lot of harsh realities about how life works and how much prejudice can hold her back.
Richard is a lawyer who lost his identity in corporate law. He wants to help Nichole through this heartbreaking situation, but he makes mistakes and loses her trust. He discovers that he’s been doing the right things for the wrong reasons for a long time and it has cost him a lot. Everything begins to fall apart as he realizes he's swept problems under the rug for so long he might no longer be able to fix them.
After meeting an alcoholic who is struggling to take control of his life, Richard wakes up to just how far off-course his life has become and attempts to right it. He asks Nichole for a second chance to help her overcome her obstacles, and he hopes it isn't too late.
Can Nichole and Richard overcome their differences and get a Second Chance?
A novel about overcoming our own weaknesses when it doesn't feel like there is anything left to live for, Ripples through Time tells the story of Calvin Greenwood. A family man in his eighties, Calvin is alone for the first time in over sixty years. His wife, Emily, recently passed away and he isn't taking her death well. He doesn't remember how to be alone, and he doesn't know if he can forgive himself for the mistakes he made.
Edward, a long time family friend, comes to check on him during this time of need. Edward understands just how dangerous things are for Calvin, and he's hoping to talk him out of doing the unthinkable. He just hopes he isn't too late to help.
Help, however, isn't the easiest thing to give, and it can be even more difficult to accept....
Love, loss, and forgiveness weave inextricably into this human tale of friendship and hope.
When mercenaries kidnap two drone operators and steal the software that can control drones anywhere in the world, Kate Allison is called to action to try and stop them before they can use the drones against civilians. Kate is a strong woman with a sordid history who is trying to make up for past mistakes.
She teams up with the unlikeliest of partners in her mission: Lyle Goldman, the application developer who designed the drone software. He's her only hope of finding a way to shut down the mercenaries and figure out who is behind the attack. Unfortunately, Lyle is also being hunted by the FBI in connection with the stolen software and is being framed for the crime.
Can they stop this attack and clear Lyle's name before it is too late?
This is a collection of stories by Lincoln Cole written throughout his life. Some of it was written while he was still developing his style, and some of the stories are attempts at different genres and branching out to try something new. It is a compilation of many works submitted to magazines or services throughout the years.
The first story is a visionary world with steampunk themes, corporations battling under cover of darkness to try and run the streets. Later in the collection there is a dystopian future where the remaining few have to choose who lives and who dies as the Earth becomes unable to support life. Another work satirizes modern technology and how easy it is to get control of hacking technology.
Throughout the collection some of the works are from Lincoln Cole beginning his journey as a writer putting words to paper.
About Lincoln Cole
Lincoln Cole was born and lives in Columbus, Ohio. He is twenty-nine years old and has been writing novels his entire life. He works in the IT industry developing web applications and writing software.
He is married, has a pugamonster named Luther, and enjoys writing in his spare time. Writing and telling stories keeps him sane.
He was inspired to start writing by the works of George R.R. Martin, Isaac Asimov, and Stephen King. He is currently working on several titles, including the follow up to Graveyard of Empires as well as three new series.
Growing up, he worked in the horse racing industry with his grandparents for many years and won an award writing a short story for Hoof Beats magazine while in High School. He had since won the Visionary/Inspirational YA award from Literary Classics in 2015.
"The novel juggles multiple plot threads with ease. Both Abigail and Haatim are well developed with strong voices--even Arthur, who appears in the prologue stands out. As the book heads towards it's rousing conclusion, readers will be left wanting more."
- THE BOOKLIFE PRIZE IN FICTION
"I can confidently give this book my highest recommendation, and will certainly keep my eyes peeled for the second book in this incredibly promising series. Author Lincoln Cole, I hope you write fast!"
- CHRIS FISHER, READER'S FAVORITE
"The chills and thrills are pitched just right, to cause a tingling at the nape of the neck, taking time to maintain suspense whilst fully sculpting his darkest moments for maximum impact."
"The result is a vivid saga of racial and social situations that's highly recommended for readers seeking a story that revolves around changing hearts and minds and positive character growth."
- D. DONOVAN, SENIOR REVIEWER, MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW
"Lincoln Cole offers a heart-rending perspective into the struggles realized by those who are oppressed by prejudice and bias."
- L.J. BRYANT, LITERARY CLASSICS
"The novel manages to be both entertaining and eye-opening. It will make you feel more socially aware and connected by book’s end"
- SELF-PUBLISHING REVIEW
"This novel is a great read and I would recommend five out of five stars. Very well written book. I loved it!"
- TIFFANY DAVIS, READER'S FAVORITE
"Cole spins an intricate tale of love, loss, injustice, addiction, and heartbreak, captivating me from the first page until the very last sentence."