Laura R Cole

Biography

Laura is a native Vermonter whose love of reading developed into a love of writing. She currently has eight books available: The BloodRunes Trilogy, The Forgotten Trilogy, and The Empire Trilogy (in progress). These books follow the main character, Layna, and her friends through many adventures, and are all part of Laura’s Eleventh World Saga. This saga then extends further into the future, jumping forward to Princess Phoenix's 18th birthday party where the discovery of a vessel from a foreign land turns everyone's world upside-down. Eventually, this saga will also delve into the past to explore the tumultuous time of the Dark King’s reign and the golden age of the very beginning. Enjoy!

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Books

Her Secret (The Empire: Book 3)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,710. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Empire has many secrets. From its mysterious potions to the Nightwind, the beast that hunts under the cover of darkness. But there is another secret yet to be revealed that is the basis of a power struggle within the empire, and Phoenix must discover the truth about it for herself and decide just how far a person should go in the name of the greater good.
Her Favor (The Empire: Book 2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,000. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The second book in The Empire series, Princess Phoenix ventures into the seemingly idyllic world of the newly-discovered empire on the heels of the scandal of Her Reputation. Phoenix soon discovers that there's a darker side to the seemingly perfect lives of the empire's citizens. When Phoenix comes face-to-face with it, she finds herself wishing that she had received Her Favor as well.
Her Reputation (The Empire: Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
While floating down the Great River in celebration of Phoenix's 18th birthday, the people of Elaeld discover another ship from an unknown empire. With the heralds of the empire within the city walls, it is easy to forget disturbing rumors about the Princess that have been swirling around. But when men start getting attacked through a power of the mind, it is more than her reputation on the line.
Light the Reign (The Forgotten: Book 3)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Layna and the mages work tirelessly to find a way to break the Forgotten's curse. The dome around the city has bought them some time; the curse won’t immediately affect the people, and the lack of visible symptoms is so far keeping the inhabitants calm. However, the people will eventually become restless at being detained for no obvious reason, and their patience will become their time limit.
Bricrui (The Forgotten: Book 2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Bricrui is a race against time. Layna doesn’t know why the tribe kidnapped the Princess, but unless she figures it out before Katya succeeds in the mission the tribe has blackmailed her into doing, the fate of Gelendan is at stake. Furthermore, when a horribly disfigured creature is brought to her attention, it becomes clear that Telvani’s dabbling in blood-magic has led to disastrous results.
Serpent's Lair (The Forgotten: Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Taking the throne in the wake of the destruction caused by King Nathair’s use of blood-magic turns out to be more treacherous than Layna imagined. Continue Layna's tale in this story of betrayal, kidnappings, monsters, and new magic…in Serpent’s Lair, the beginning of the exciting sequel to the BloodRunes Trilogy
Leoht (BloodRunes: Book 3)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,900. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
With Nuko woken, a foe from their past out to murder them, and the King on the verge of war, it seems as though the situation can't get any more serious. In this exciting final book of the BloodRunes Trilogy, only by working together can Gryffon, Layna, and Katya stop this evil before it takes hold...otherwise the cleansing fires which created their world may also bring about its destruction...
Those Who Fear the Darkness (BloodRunes: Book 2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,170. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
As Layna and Gryffon desperately attempt to persuade the Treymayne council of the impending threat of King Nathair's use of blood-magic and the warning signs of Nuko's awakening, their attention is suddenly diverted to an issue much more personal. As the situation intensifies, Gryffon finds he must abandon his efforts to fight for something he values even more than his country...Layna's life.
Unleashed Fury (BloodRunes: Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 109,450. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Magic has dwindled down since the Massacre of the Dark King's reign. His gruesome use of blood-magic spurring those in the rebellion that overthrew him to burn all the knowledge. Now, hundreds of years later, with this dark past all but forgotten, Layna is a simple maid. Soon, however, she'll come to realize that nothing is as simple as it seems...

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adventure    betrayal    bloodbeast    bloodbeasts    bloodmagic    court intrigue    dragon    empire    empress    fantasy    kidnapping    king    mage    magestone    magestones    magic    monsters    potion    princess    prophecy    puzzles    queen    quest    romance    runes    secret    secret society    spells    stones    sword    wild magic   

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