Lucas Coon

Self-Published Fiction Author, Information Security Professional, Founder and Art Director of Mad Tomato Books.

The "Cymothoa" Series

Somewhere In The Middle (2015)
Ending The Nightmare (2017)
Another Dark Day (2018)
     A parasitic infection has taken the entire city by surprise. When no one knows how they will survive through the day without turning or becoming the next meal of an infected, everything turns into a power struggle.
     Somewhere In The Middle is the beginning of the story and focuses centrally on Mitchell Swartz, a highschool history teacher trying to reunite with his wife, and the Barbers, a family with a young daughter just trying to survive.
     Ending The Nightmare takes place directly after the events of Somewhere In The Middle. Mitchell and the Barbers find themselves in a bit of a conundrum. Having survived this long, it comes time for them to make a decision on what their overall goal is, landing eventually on just trying to get home.
     Another Dark Day is set in the same city, but focuses on Alexander Langley, a character introduced in parts of Ending The Nightmare. Alexander Langley is a former Special Operations soldier that made the decision to be a stay at home dad when his daughter was born. His own failures and actions caused him to be unable to protect his daughter when she needed it most, leaving her permanently handicapped. When the parasite begins to threaten their lives, he makes it a point that he would give his own life to keep her safe. 

The "DragonFly" Series

DF: Close To Home (Work In Progress!)

     Leonard Grayson is a a junior detective, with a knack for criminal profiling, in the small town of Rawlins, Wyoming. He worked his way up to being a part of the Homicide Investigations Departments, a small group of people specially designated to solving homicides in the city, as rare as they are. 
     In Close To Home 
Leonard and the Homicide Investigations Department are faced with two of the most complicated cases the department has ever been in charge of; the murder of a person that was under the protection of the department, and a case that mirrors the most horrifying part of Rawlins' history. Will Leonard be able to balance both cases with his home life, and will he be able to solve them both before it all comes crashing down around him?