Category Archives: BooksNJ2017

Cassini

What sparks, the flicker of your heart, the detritus of hope and hurt left in a distant burning trail. Signals bouncing off unseen waves, surprising strong, sneaking past defenses, nets cast to repel the unwanted, troubling thoughts, dormant desires, sparked … Continue reading

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New Providence Book Festival, Saturday, Sept. 16

The New Providence Book Festival will take place  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 on the grounds of the Salt Box Museum at 1350 Springfield Avenue in New Providence, NJ. Authors will appear to sign their books, … Continue reading

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Back on Hunterdon radio with Frank Nagler (and Georjean)

On Monday (9/11) I have once again have the opportunity to spend time with friend and radio host Georjean Trinkle on her internet radio show Hot in Hunterdon. Her show is on from 4 to 5 p.m. Mondays. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Creating Frank Nagler; ‘Just Come Home’ the prequel

With a character  like Ironton, N.J.’s Detective Frank Nagler, the subject of three books, the question is how did he get to the spot he is in?  That what I’m try to answer in the prequel to the three mysteries so … Continue reading

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A thousand years of drought

Thunder rumbles like distant gun fire, The echoes of endless battle. The statues all have swords, Huzzahs not to sacrifices, but to campaigns for glory forgotten. Let the metal rust and the stone melt. Remember the faces and tears, Not … Continue reading

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Making ‘The Weight of Living’ local news

Trying a little local online advertising.  Testing, testing, testing. The fun part is getting to interview myself. And we reporters used to accuse politicians of making up quotes. Ha!   http://tapinto.net/towns/morristown/articles/new-jersey-author-releases-new-mystery   http://tapinto.net/towns/bridgewater-slash-raritan/articles/new-jersey-author-releases-new-mystery-1

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New Nagler: ‘Just Come Home’: Who is Martha?

One question that lingers through the three Frank Nagler mysteries, is who is his wife Martha. She is described as his great love. But what did that mean? As I write the prequel to the series, called JUST COME HOME, … Continue reading

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A mechanical murder

A Facebook discussion about Alexa linked appliances led to this. I couldn’t help it. “May…I…help…you?” Detective Ironman scowled. I hate computer generated voices, he thought. Somewhere in that house is a laser reader pointed at the door connected to an … Continue reading

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An old story with meaning

I was poking around my computer and came upon this story. It’s four years old. But it seemed to carry meaning in these days of have and have-nots. It’s called “The Rhythm of Difference.” A sample: I was born into … Continue reading

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The gospel according to Oswald: ‘It ain’t about dreams, and peace, just about war until the end.’

This is from a novel, a work in progress called “That time the world visited Mount Jensen, Maine.” It is a generational story about a small town under the pressure from rich developers, the internal conflicts of residents, both new … Continue reading

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