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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.

More of the sloppy wonderful this

We need more flashmobs playing Beethoven’s Ninth More football fields filled with drummers playing  We will rock you More Irish step dancers taking over airports, brass bands slamming Sousa More unseen choruses sneaking into shopping malls to sing the Halleluiah … Continue reading

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Ten things about old hands

1 Childhood fingers in forgiving sand, Wet handfuls slither through watery gaps leaving muddy puddled palms. Your finger stirs the glitter,  eyes afire. 2 Harvest hands, thick with seeds and soil. Pluck the beans, shuck the corn; Hoe blistered, sweat … Continue reading

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5 stars for Frank. Thanks, readers

With DRAGONY RISING, the fifth Frank Nagler Mystery on the way, there’s still; time to catch up on the best selling, award winning series. Here’s some reviews from appreciated readers. Thanks one and all for reading the books, and for … Continue reading

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This is you

This is you. Your touch, fingers like wind through my hair. A curling smile, eyes as deep as hope Offer a trail Into a heart divided by love and desertion; Does the coming hurt more than the leaving? Is one … Continue reading

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Join us in Newton, N.J. Saturday, June 23

I’m thrilled to be among the authors at Tractor Supply, on Hampton House Road, Newton, NJ from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 23. We are part of a vendors expo. Thanks to author Eleanor Wagner for arranging this … Continue reading

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Solar update: It works

Our rooftop solar system went live Nov.1, 2021. This is an update. Based on actual usage, our system was designed to generate 11,251 kilowatt hours of power a year, offsetting 92 percent of the power we once  bought directly from … Continue reading

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Nagler 6: Introducing Annie

Work in Progress, Book Six in the Frank Nagler mystery series, so far titled NAGLER’S  SECRET, will have a new role for Annie, the young, silent girl whose mystery was central to the third book in the series, THE WEIGHT … Continue reading

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The Last Thing You’re Never Supposed to do on the Internet: Part 2

A quick story with a little mystery. Part 2: Jack finds out who sent him photos of the green door and what’s behind it. The dream at 2 a.m. It was May, senior year. The trees had just filled out … Continue reading

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The Last Thing You’re Never Supposed to do on the Internet: Part One

A few weeks ago, someone using a computer in the Caribbean resort island Sint Martin, dug out a post from my website archive about the fight between the  Phillipsburg, N.J. town council and the town library. That prompted the thought … Continue reading

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Join us at the Flemington Summer Book Fest, May 27-30

Another week, another way to celebrate great writers. Also, it’s a another chance for readers to meet Ironton, New Jersey Detective Frank Nagler. This week is the fabulous Flemington Summer Book Fest. The Flemington Summer Book Fest runs  from Friday, … Continue reading

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