Category Archives: Fiction

This is where I will post samples of stories I am working on, or other stuff, as I see fit.

Nagler 5: Article 256 changes everything

One of the questions raised in the fifth Frank Nagler Mystery, DRAGONY RISING, is how a conspiracy can result in the  takeover of a government. This is how: Quietly, with patience, both in the dark and in plain sight. With … Continue reading

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Review: SOUL SEEK, Zackie Series book 4: Fun, spooky, wildly entertaining

Writing suspense stories in the single dimension of this world is hard enough. That is what makes the effort by New Jersey author Reyna Favis remarkable and such fun: Her Zackie stories about a Psychopomp in the form of a … Continue reading

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Nagler 5 ‘Dragony Rising’ accepted for publication

“We are excited to accept your latest work.” The words any author wants to read. So. THANK YOU Imzadi Publishing for accepting for publication the fifth Frank Nagler Mystery, Dragony Rising. Look for details about the release date. It’s been … Continue reading Continue reading

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A review: ‘The Botleys of Beaumont County’

Arthur Turfa has a fresh take on traditional Southern literature. The Botleys of Beaumont County are such an important family that members carry the name of the county in their name, thus Slerd Beaumont Botley. And as such welcome to … Continue reading

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Nagler 5: DRAGONY RISING is done (finally!)

From the Dawson News Agency Frank Nagler’s newest story complete; Author proclaims story is ‘Ripped from the headlines’ Author Michael Stephen Daigle sends ‘DRAGONY RISING’ to Imzadi Publishing By Jimmy Dawson New Jersey author Michael Stephen Daigle has completed the … Continue reading

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Review: ‘State of Innocence:’ Compelling thriller. 4 stars

In the new and compelling thriller, “The State of Innocence,” Alexia Rodriquez-McKenzie is a troubled little girl, and suburban Mom/therapist Kimberley Mason is determined to find  out why. Each of them shares a life event whose terrible nature draws them … Continue reading

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Nagler 5: Lauren returns

Lauren Fox is a city planner and the long time companion of Detective Frank Nagler. She left Ironton for what she said would be four days. She was a few days late, and with the city still roiled by unrest, … Continue reading

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New Jersey mystery captures new award

I am greatly pleased and honored to announce that  THE WEIGHT LIVING, Book 3 in the New Jersey-based Frank Nagler series has been graced with another award. Thank you Maincrest Media Awards. “The Weight of  Living by Michael Stephen Daigle … Continue reading

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Nagler 5: 15 sentences change the story

A turning point in Nagler 5, told in 15 sentences: “The storm never came. The promise of the storm had arrived. Muscular clouds pressed gloom below the hilltops. Trickster winds flipped the fall’s last leaves from wet grass to the … Continue reading

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Nagler 5: Finding conspiracy

After a fire, after a murder, after friends leaving, after threats, Detective Frank Nagler visits a place he finds soothing: The Old Iron Bog: “The Old Iron Bog was as dark as a bad idea when Frank Nagler arrived; the … Continue reading

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