Michael Stephen Daigle
The Red Hand: “A winning origin story for one of modern fiction’s expertly drawn detectives.” — Kirkus Reviews https://www.amazon.com/Michael-Stephen-Daigle/e/B00P5WBOQC
The Frank Nagler Mysteries An Anthology https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1793859523/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i4
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- Nagler 5: Who or what is the Dragony, and what’s with the bread knife?
- 5-star review of ‘The Swamps of Jersey:’ Add Frank Nagler to the crime fiction honor roll.
- A review: ‘The Fiddler in the Night’ Spare prose tells story of love, loneliness and redemption
- Nagler 5: ‘The Dragony, she be a many tentacled thing’
- Nagler 5: Jimmy Dawson: ‘Follow the money’
- A review: ‘The Vitruvian Heir, Book I: The Unraveling,’ by L.S. Kilroy
- Nagler 5: How Dover, N.J. became Ironton, N.J.
- Nagler 5: Lauren Fox, the dragon and Brad Pitt
Category Archives: Commentary
Cleaning up I found some newspaper columns I wrote in 1995-96 for the Courier-News. Opening that manila envelope containing a few columns and letters of thanks was like opening a time capsule. The items included a letter from a Frenchtown … Continue reading
Travelers slide into the South on Route 81 and into the American Civil War. The wondrous and beautiful Shenandoah River Valley was home to four years of that war from 1861 to 1865, and in the end was subjected to … Continue reading
In order to see the doom we are facing during these trying times, one must venture out to find it. The American carnage is everywhere. So drive I did along roads crowded with those fleeing with their families for anyplace … Continue reading
This is a letter to my Congressman, Leonard Lance of Hunterdon County, N.J. I’ve been disappointed with your voting record for a number of years, and after writing this I can’t even threaten to stop voting for you since I … Continue reading
About a dozen years ago I had the pleasure of interviewing a young woman from Mendham, N.J. who had started a remarkable journey: Opening an orphanage in the Kopila Valley, Nepal. Later, when the world became aware of Maggie Doyne’s … Continue reading
In a way, the talk by the keynote speaker at a recent business lunch was like one of those Facebook click-bait links with the headlines that warn you, for example, You Have Been Drinking Your Coffee Wrong All These Years. … Continue reading
I am appearing on a podcast at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30. The show is called “Changes” and is the production of Sally Ember … author and blogger… see: http://www.sallyember.com. We will talk about writing and a host of topics … Continue reading
These are the places we drive an extra block to avoid, the dark places with plywood for windows, broken siding for walls, knee-high grass. The blocks of hollow storefronts, locked gated doors, “For Sale” signs angled on brickface. The places … Continue reading
Even in the season of darkness, there is light — The Queen of Seasons.