I’ll be among great writers at the upcoming events:
Oct. 14: Fall Book Fest at the Cherry Hill Mall, 2000 Route 38. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: http://www.brokenbarspublishing. com
Nov. 5: By the Book, Beaver Brook County Club, 20 Country Club Lane,. Clinton, NJ. A full day: Opens at 8 a.m.; Children’s book panel from 9 to 10:30 p.m.; Author and Illustrator Alley, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Lunch; Adult book panel, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Nov. 18: Greater Lehigh Valley Writer’s Group Author Day, 2 to 4 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, Southmont Center, (Off Rt. 33) Bethlehem, Pa.
“The Swamps of Jersey,” 2014. The discovery of a mutilated body in the Old Iron Bog leads Nagler into a spiraling case of murder and politics that has him wondering about the possible involvement of his companions. The case also echoes an investigation into a serial killer years before that made Nagler famous in Ironton, N.J. and makes him ask if a copy cat had emerged. Deeply drawn characters and settings. Follow the investigation through Nagler’s eyes as he tried to end the killing.
“A Game Called Dead,” 2016: Two college women are beaten during a night time attack and one later dies. They are players in a campus game called The Hunter’s Lair, but better known as A Game Called Dead. Is that what contributed to the attack, or is it something else? When acts of urban terrorism arise, a taunting Internet character named #ARMAGEDDON claims the acts. “There are rules to this game, and you need to learn them quickly,” he declares. The plot is a game, fast and changing. Each side is acting, reacting and acting again as Nagler leads the elaborate trap to catch a killer. “A Game Called Dead” was a Runner-Up in the 2016 Shelf Unbound Indie Author contest.
“The Weight of Living” (2017) The police find a young girl standing in a grocery store parking lot on a cold March night. Maybe she is homeless, the police think, but a phone call to a hotline declaring “She is six,” leads Ironton, N.J. Detective Frank Nagler to a different conclusion. The trail drags Nagler into the century-old and horrible history of a local family which includes the companion of his closest friend, and an old nun who taught Nagler in elementary school. This is a fast-paced, intense thriller. The characters are damaged by a dark past and are fighting to free themselves from the control of a shadowy villain.