‘A Game Called Dead’ cover a winner. Congratulations, Anita!

Just got word: The cover  for “A Game Called Dead,” the second Frank Nagler Mystery, created by Anita Dugan-Moore was presented a Bronze Medal in the 2018 Cover Contest  by http://www.authorsdb.com.

 This is the second award Anita has won in the contest. In 2017, she was awarded a Gold Medal for her cover of “The Weight of Living,” the third Frank Nagler Mystery.

See her work at http://www.cyber-bytz.com.



Coming soon, an anthology of the first three Frank Nagler books in hardcover, softcover and ebook formats.  More details as the publication date is set.

In other news, “The Weight of Loiving” was named a Distinguished Favorite in the 2018 NYC Big Book Awards:.

A note from the organizers of the New York City Big Book Awards:

“In 2018, we had true worldwide participation.  Book submissions were impressive this year as we collected from six continents: Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America; cities such as Buenos Aires, Cairo, London, Moscow, New York; and across the U.S.  We are so proud to announce the winners and favorites in our annual NEW YORK CITY BIG BOOK AWARD.  Great book content can be found anywhere on the globe, whether created from an individual author or a major publishing house or regardless what continent we find it.  We are happy to highlight these books and share their achievements,”  said awards sponsor Gabrielle Olczak.

For more information, please visit:  and to see the list of winners, visit the website https://www.nycbigbookaward.com/2018winners and the Distinguished Favorites listed here: https://www.nycbigbookaward.com/2018distinguishedfavorites.

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The Nagler Mysteries:


“The Swamps of Jersey,” 2014.

“A Game Called Dead,” 2016, was named a RUNNER-UP in the Shelf Unbound 2016 Indie Book Contest.

“The Weight of Living,” 2018, was awarded FIRST PLACE for Mysteries in the 2017 Royal Dragonfly Book Contest; was named a NOTABLE 100 Book in the 2018 Shelf Unbound Indie Book Contest; was named a DISTINGUISHED FAVORITE in the 2018 Independent Press Awards; and a DISTINGUISHED FAVORITE in the 2018 NYC Big Book Awards.

Coming soon: “The Red Hand.”

The Nagler books are available online at:

Amazon: http://goo.gl/hVQIII

Kobo: https://goo.gl/bgLH6v

NOOK: http://goo.gl/WnQjtr


About michaelstephendaigle

I have been writing most of my life. I am the author of the award-winning Frank Nagler Mystery series. "The Swamps of Jersey (2014); "A Game Called Dead" (2016) -- a Runner-Up in the 2016 Shelf Unbound Indie Author Contest; and "The Weight of Living" (2017) -- First Place winner for Mysteries in the Royal Dragonfly Book Awards Contest.
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