With the upcoming release of the audiobook version of THE RED HAND, the fourth Frank Nagler Mystery, Imzadi Publishing has placed the four award-winning books on sale.
The ebook versions are available for .99 each. https://www.amazon.com/Michael-Stephen-Daigle/e/B00P5WBOQC
UPDATE: My publisher, Imzadi Publishing, has extended this sale to the entire line of books. Info: http://www.imzadipublishing.com.
For a limited time only! All the thrills and chills, good guys and bad guys, crime solving and heart break for NINETY-NINE CENTS!
(Fill the background with your own version of dramatic cop music.)
In a city down on its luck Detective Frank Nagler offers hope. But at what cost?
Follow Frank as he tracks down Ironton, N.J.’s crooks and killers.
Will he find out who is stealing from the city in THE SWAMPS OF JERSEY? Will Frank and Lauren Fox ever figure out their romance?
What the meaning of the game in A GAME CALLED DEAD? And who is #ARMAGEDDON?
What does Sister Katherine know about the missing little girl in THE WEIGHT OF LIVING. Why does Frank call the evil genius Tank?
Find out who is leaving red hand prints on city walls in THE RED HAND. Find that tender spot in your heart as Frank and his young wife Martha learn their fate.
Yes, for NINETY-NINE cents each, here is a chance to learn about the character Kirkus Reviews called “one of modern fiction’s expertly drawn detectives.”
On sale NOW at a computer near you.
Breathless fast talk, disclaimers, silence as the tape runs out before the next song begins.
Anyway, coming soon is the Audiobook version of THE RED HAND, read and produced by Dane Peterson.
Here’s a sample: https://www.facebook.com/imzadipublishing/videos/215441556340654/
The audiobook version of THE SWAMPS OF JERSEY is available here:
Kirkus Review is also featuring a profile:
From the profile, written by Rhett Morgan: “Daigle paints such a convincing picture because in all the small cities where he worked, he saw former economic powerhouses slowly fading and corrupt developers and local politicians using the situation to their own advantage. It inspired him to create a character that wasn’t just a detective, but also a hopeful figure who could stand up to the powerful elements that were allowing crime to take root. “Somebody needed to stand up and say this is wrong,” Daigle says.
Nagler isn’t the only character with strong moral fiber, though. Daigle’s books feature a slew of strong women that challenge and push the protagonist through each case, including the savvy Lauren Fox, who’s heading up a project to revitalize downtown Ironton, and tough police officer Maria Ramirez. “I didn’t want any of them to be just pretty faces,” he says. “In the newspaper business, some of the best people I worked with were women reporters. They’re very brave, and they’re very smart.” The most important woman in Nagler’s world, though, is his late wife, Martha, whose untimely death provides him with a complex motivation—to recapture the era when she was alive and Ironton hadn’t yet fallen apart.”
The link: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/news-and-features/articles/michael-stephen-daigle/.
From the Kirkus Review of THE RED HAND: “This dense, engrossing prequel illuminates why Frank embraces Ironton before economic decline and corruption totally savaged the town. Ironton is a character that Daigle (The Frank Nagler Mysteries: An Anthology, 2018, etc.) brings to atmospheric life in his work: “The sun had squeezed out of the mud the greasy mix of rotten plants, moldy, sweating trash, motor oil that had leaked from dismembered, rusted cars parts, and the musk of dead animals, and then compacted it.”
The author’s pacing is immaculate in this gruesome thriller, as he ratchets up the tension as each additional body is found. He also captures a portrait of a once-thriving community in chaos as fear sweeps through Ironton. While the fledgling detective often finds himself adrift while investigating the case, Frank’s moral compass never wavers, even when the town and its officials are ready to lynch an unlikely suspect. This makes him almost a lone voice in the wilderness but his gut proves right in the end. What results is a taut look back at the birth of a memorable character.
A winning origin story for one of modern fiction’s expertly drawn detectives.”
The full Kirkus Review is found at this link: THE RED HAND.
For more entertainment, here are trailer of the books, created by Anita Dugan-Moore (https://www.cyber-bytz.com/).
THE SWAMPS OF JERSEY
THE AUDIO VERSION OF THE SWAMPS OF JERSEY
A GAME CALLED DEAD
THE WEIGHT OF LIVING
THE RED HAND
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