Category Archives: BooksNJ2017

WIP: Smitty and the bluesman

“What you learn, kid, is that you blame her and she blames you and you both walk away with a little tear in your heart that never heals. A place, a song, a word, opens it back up. That’s how … Continue reading

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Howard Newton on how corruption works (The Swamps of Jersey)

“They make rule after rule to shut that door of opportunity for the little guy. Get their hands around the throats of the middle class and squeeze.  They make deals that only benefit themselves and their money men.”  — Howard … Continue reading

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Is this how the new Frank Nagler story ends?

This is another piece for the new Frank Nagler story, a work in progress. This might be the end of the book, but then again it might not be. The thing about a work in progress is that things change. … Continue reading

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The award-winning ‘Weight of Living’

“Outside, a steady rain washed away all other sounds; just the splash of water on asphalt and cement, tapping on roof tops and drumming metal car roofs; a perfect wall behind which to hide. We walk through this wreckage, seeking … Continue reading

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More New Nagler: Frank’s own darkness

This story is the prequel for the other Frank Nagler books. There are events and aspects of Detective Frank Nagler’s life that must be  set up. This is one: “The cemetery hollowed out, the wind and echo of  scratching road … Continue reading

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A new review of the Frank Nagler Mysteries. Warning: contains high praise (and the author is stunned)

We writers sit our desks and bemoan what we think is an inattentive world, and then this arrives: Thank you, Deborah Dameika. High praise, indeed. Thank you for reading the books, and taking the time to send me your thoughts. … Continue reading

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The absolute truth about why there is a Statue Of Liberty at Garland Pond

NOTE:  This is what results from a little research into composting toilet systems, recollections of summers on Garland Pond, Maine, and a dip into the pool of Maine story telling traditions. The author can not be held accountable if any … Continue reading

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June is Audiobook Month — And I have one

For the first time ever I am pleased and amazed to say I have a reason to celebrate June is Audiobook Month. In April, my publisher Imzadi Publishing released the audiobook version of THE SWAMPS OF JERSEY, the first Frank … Continue reading

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Warren County ParkFest: June 9, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

It’s that time again for ParkFest, featuring, live jazz, an art show, historical displays and films, “Authors Alley” where you’ll meet published authors, a classic car show, food trucks/vendors, and more! It’s all happening at Bread Lock Park, a Warren … Continue reading

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This grand American experiment

The lines we draw are for the most part imaginary and temporary. We cannot let them become permanent. Continue reading

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