The Queen of Discord by Matthew S. Cox

Cox continues to blend innovative perspectives on the possible impact of magic on society and technology with nuanced portrayals of human nature, creating urban fantasy that will appeal equally to action junkies and metaphysics addicts. This is the fourth volume of Cox’s Temporal Armistice series. Not using one’s unique ability to destroy the universe has … Continue reading The Queen of Discord by Matthew S. Cox

The Gate to Oblivion by Matthew S. Cox

Cox blends ancient magical entities with the demands of modern urban life to create a vision of a world where magic is as ubiquitous and mundane as technology is in ours; and just as prone to misuse and malfunctions. This novel is the third in Cox’s Temporal Armistice series. Danger of psychometric backwash ahead. Brooklyn … Continue reading The Gate to Oblivion by Matthew S. Cox

The Shadow Collector by Matthew S. Cox

Cox blends our fear-lust reaction to power with our tendency to treat anything as normal if it is common enough to produce urban fantasy where the magical is fully integrated yet not without mystery. This novel is the second in the Temporal Armistice series. Reading past this point might trigger painful foresights of the plot … Continue reading The Shadow Collector by Matthew S. Cox

Nascent Shadow by Matthew S. Cox

Balancing the ubiquity of magic with a solid core of the mundane and sweeping cosmology with a plausible focus on small concerns, Cox creates an urban fantasy world where the mystical is fully integrated into society without losing the hint of otherness. Despite killing a child molester at ten and surviving her home burning down … Continue reading Nascent Shadow by Matthew S. Cox