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Nick Cole Books In Order

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Publication Order of Forgotten Ruin Books

with Jason Anspach, Walt Robillard
Forgotten Ruin (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hit & Fade (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Violence of Action (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lay the Hate (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book of Joe (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lead the Way (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Never Shall I Fail (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Underspire (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
High Value Target (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Galaxy's Edge Books

Legionnaire (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Galactic Outlaws (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kill Team (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Attack of Shadows (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sword of the Legion (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tin Man (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prisoners of Darkness (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Imperator (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Turning Point (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Message for the Dead (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Retribution (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Takeover (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Forget Nothing (By: Jason Anspach,Michelle C. Meyers) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legacies (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Victory (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Convergence (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Remains (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Last Contact (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
KTF Part 1 (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
KTF Part 2 (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wanted (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tin Man is a prequel.

Publication Order of Galaxy's Edge: Dark Operator Books

with Jason Anspach, Doc Spears
Dark Operator (With: Jason Anspach,Doc Spears) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rebellion (With: Jason Anspach,Doc Spears) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
No Fail (With: Jason Anspach,Doc Spears) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Exigency (With: Jason Anspach,Doc Spears) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Angles of Attack (With: Jason Anspach,Doc Spears) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Galaxy's Edge: Order Of The Centurion Books

Order of the Centurion (With: Jason Anspach) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Iron Wolves (With: Jason Anspach,Jonathan Yanez) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stryker's War (With: Josh Hayes,Jason Anspach) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Through the Nether (With: Jason Anspach,Richard Fox) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Reservist (With: Jason Anspach,J.R. Handley) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Callsign: Valkyrie (With: Jason Anspach,Walt Robillard) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Always Legion (With: Jason Anspach,Peter Nealen) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Galaxy's Edge: Savage Wars Books

with Jason Anspach
Savage Wars (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gods and Legionnaires (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hundred (By: Jason Anspach) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Galaxy's Edge: Tyrus Rechs: Contracts & Terminations Books

with Jason Anspach
Requiem for Medusa (With: Jason Anspach) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chasing the Dragon (With: Jason Anspach) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Madame Guillotine (With: Jason Anspach) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mephisto's Game (With: Jason Anspach) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Uncommon Valor (With: Jason Anspach) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Soda Pop Soldier Books

Soda Pop Soldier (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pop Kult Warlord (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Strange Company Books

Strange Company (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Voodoo Warfare (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Wasteland Saga Books

The Old Man and the Wasteland (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Savage Boy (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Road Is A River (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Wyrd Books

The Red King (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dark Knight (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Pawn in the Portal (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lost Castle (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The End of the World as We Knew It (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
CTRL ALT Revolt! (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fight the Rooster (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Lee Marvin and the Long Night (With: A.K. Meek) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Tunnel Rats Books

with Michael Bunker
The Diggers (With: Michael Bunker) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Sgt. Thor Books

with Jason Anspach

Publication Order of Anthologies

Synchronic: 13 Tales of Time Travel(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tails of the Apocalypse(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Forbidden Thoughts(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
In Your Closet and In Your Head(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shifting Dimensions(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kaiju Rising II(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

About Nick Cole

The American author Nick Cole is well-known for his extremely exciting and intelligent thriller action-packed novels. Pushing the envelope on consecutive occasions, he’s hugely successful in entertaining the reader, while saying just what it is that he wants to say. Constantly pushing the boundaries of the formula, he’s created a number of enormously popular series over the course of his career. Allowing his work to speak for itself essentially, it really manages to come alive on the page for reader, immersing them in the process.

Pacing his work and narratives with an expert sense of momentum, he really knows how to keep the reader turning the page. Always anticipating what’s coming next, he knows how to hold them on the edge of their seat, continually wanting more. Over the years, he’s perfected his craft, all the while saying something important through his writing, providing a clear message. With his naturalistic style of writing, the words flow easily on the page, making all of his stories accessible for audiences worldwide.

Another key aspect of Cole’s literary style is his characterizations, as he creates wholly believable personalities and protagonists. Bringing the story to life with fully three-dimensional personalities, he populates his stories with grounded characters that really leap off the page. Making an impact, they stay with the reader long after they’ve finished the book, making a powerful impression on them. With lots more to follow in the future too, his writing career grows from strength to strength, as his audience continues to grow every day.

Early and Personal Life

Always interested in literature from an early age, Nick Cole would develop his craft, on into his adult life as a full-time novelist. Drawing inspiration from his own life, he would put much of it back into his work, providing it with a real sense of authenticity. Working as an actor in Southern California as well, he would apply his craft to his writing, giving it a genuine sense of character.

Previously a soldier, he would have a wealth of experience to help inspire his writing, creating books that felt wholly real. Often auditioning for commercials, he’s no stranger to action scenes, something which also informs his writing greatly. Currently living in Southern California to this very day, he still has a lot more to come, as he isn’t finishing writing any time soon.

Writing Career

Publishing his first novel back in 2011, Nick Cole would make his literary debut with the book ‘The Old Man and the Wasteland.’ This novella would also become the first in his series ‘The Wasteland Saga,’ which would accompany other series such as ‘Soda Pop Soldier,’ and ‘WYRD’ to name just a few. Some series he would also write alongside fellow authors, including Michael Bunker, Jason Anspach, and Jonathan Yanez.

His writing has also been included in different collections over the years too, along with contributing to other series. Appreciated by critics and the general public, he’s become a hugely gifted novelist with a lot to say and offer. Maintaining a consistent profile both online and off, he has lots more planned upon the horizon, as he continues to speak on his craft.

The Old Man and the Wasteland

First arriving in 2011 through the ‘Lulu’ publishing imprint, this would provide a short post-apocalyptic science-fiction novella. It would also be the first in ‘The Wasteland Saga’ series of books, although it does stand apart as a self-contained story as well. Drawing from authors such as Cormac McCarthy and Ernest Hemingway, it’s an intelligent and well-written piece of science-fiction. Setting the tone for a lot of what was to come as well, this works in establishing and introducing what Nick Cole has to offer as an author.

Set forty years after the complete destruction of civilization, this sees humanity reduced to scavenging and salvaging the remnants of the previous broken world. In the possession of one man is the Hemingway classic ‘The Old Man and the Sea,’ as the words provide solace to the survivors. One survivor heads out across the unknown into the deserted wilderness in order to break a curse, as they must survive and endure against all odds. Will they seek what they’re looking for, can they possibly hope to survive, and what will become of the old man and the wasteland?

Combining action, drama, and pathos, this book really does have everything, operating on multiple different levels. Short and straight to the point, it wastes any time in saying precisely what it is that it really wants to say to the reader. It also paves the way for more to follow, in what is an excellent piece of world-building that really makes its audience think.

Pop Kult Warlord

Originally coming out in 2018 on the 4th of November, this would provide the second book in the ongoing ‘Soda Pop Soldier series. Following on from ‘Soda Pop Soldier in 2014, this would follow up with the third, offering another exciting adventure set in the same world. Building upon what came before, it’s best that they’re all read in order so as to get the most out of them all overall.

Fighting his way across Mars, PerfectQuestion returns in the online combat sports arena game WarWorld where mega-corporations fight for advertising space. Working as the online ringer for a corrupt dictatorship, PerfectQuestion tries not to lose his head in otherwise seductive lifestyle. Attempting to lead a rag-tag group of gaming jihadis to victory, he hopes to put a new Sultan on the throne for a five million gold wager. Will he be able to manage this victory, can he fight his way to the top, and what will finally become of the Pop Kult Warlord?

There’s lots of action here once again, making for an intoxicating mix of excitement and tension throughout the story. The book itself is well paced, providing some interesting messages underneath along the way, giving it a greater sense of depth. Crafting strong characters as well, everyone comes to life in this intriguing and compelling novel, making it ideal for both fans of the author and the genre as a whole.

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