Praise for The Boys of Summer

“This beautifully written supernatural thriller is vibrantly original and his characters are intricately detailed.”

“The mind-blowing aspects of this complex, challenging novel build slowly, inexorably, to a climax that involves a storm to end all storms. And it is glorious.”
Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi Blog

The Boys of Summer is is speculative fiction, science fiction, historical fiction, and fantasy, incorporating political, economic, and religious philosophies. It reminds me simultaneously of Stand by Me, The Omen, and The Truman Show.”
Lone Star Literary Life


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Jonathan Franzen Doesn’t Really Want You to Follow His Rules

Even though I signed up in 2008, I’ve never used it much until this year, so the way information and emotion spread through the Twittersphere is somewhat new to me. The reason I find myself on there at all is to consume opinion and theories about the Trump presidency...

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International Editions

Did you know a couple of my novels have been translated into languages that aren't English? These are my international editions. The God Particle was translated into Spanish as El Experimento Nobel and La Particula Divina, and into Dutch as Goddelijk experiment. The...

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When a Digital Guy Meets an Analog Girl

* This essay was originally written on September 12, 2011. As a gift for making it all the way through high school, my dad bought me a Sony rack stereo system. Up to that point I had enjoyed my favorite 80s music on a smaller unit, which was essentially a glorified...

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Richard Cox, World Famous Author

Welcome to This is where I shamelessly self-promote the novels I write. My newest book is called The Boys of Summer. You should totally buy it. Right now.

P.S. I’m not really world famous.