Category Archives: Fiction

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

Review: ‘American Nightingale,’ Stunning

The end of the American Civil War in 1865 was a time of hope and heartache. The nation as trying to heal after four years of combat had divided both the country and families. That era comes to vivid life … Continue reading

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Nagler 6: Mystery by the numbers

In Book 5 of the Frank Nagler Mysteries, NAGLER’S SECRET, the mystery and the clues are more tangled than usual: Here, Nagler and Captain Ramirez sort through tiny slips of cardboard containing messages that were found in an abandoned cabin. … Continue reading

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Please take Warren County (NJ) internet survey

Warren County New Jersey is asking residents to complete a survey on the quality of their broadband/internet service. Here’s the information:

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New award for Nagler Mystery DRAGONY RISING

 I am pleased and honored to receive a First Place award in the  2022 Royal Dragonfly Indie book contest. 1st Place (ebook mystery): Dragony Rising by Michael Stephen Daigle. Dragony Rising is the second Frank Nagler Mystery to be awarded … Continue reading

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Dragony Rising: Notable 100 Indie by Shelf-Unbound

Dragony Rising, book five  in the Frank Nagler Mystery Series has been named a Notable 100 Indie Book by Shelf Unbound.   Follow this link to the entire list of winners. https://shelfmediagroup.com/portfolio/december-january-2023/ NEW: All the Frank Nagler Mysteries are available … Continue reading

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Nagler’s Secret: Who are the Missing?

While the reading world is getting to know DRAGONY RISING, the latest award-winning Frank Nagler Mystery, (Kirkus reviews: “This epic installment”) I am working on Nagler 6: NAGLER’S SECRET. Kirkus link: https://wordpress.com/post/michaelstephendaigle.com/3648. This story is intended to be more personal … Continue reading

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Dragony Rising: ‘This amazing book’

Thanks to readers for these amazing, top reviews of  Frank Nagler Mysteries Book 5, DRAGONY RISING. NEW: The WEIGHT OF LIVING in audiobook, read by Dane Petersen: https://www.amazon.com/Weight-Living-Frank-Nagler/dp/B0BLY1Z1JT/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Remember, books make great gifts, so give the gift of great mysteries! … Continue reading

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4th Annual Easton (Pa.) Book Festival Oct 21 to 30– My Schedule

Easton, Pa. will be the literary center of the universe from Oct. 21 to Oct. 30 as the Fourth Annual Easton Book Festival fills downtown Easton and the metaverse with stories, discussions, poetry, children’s books, music and monsters. Scheduled are … Continue reading

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The Dragony conspiracy

In the fifth Frank Nagler Mystery, DRAGONY RISING, the conspirators launched the plan to topple Ironton’s elected government years before the story opens. Any similarity to modern real-life  conspiracies is deliberate. Here’s how the plan begins: (Dragony leader Carlton) Dixon … Continue reading

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On to New Providence

Thanks to the readers in Chatham and Belvidere for stopping by to discuss and buy copies of the Frank Nagler Mysteries. We are, to paraphrase New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, on to New Providence. It’s also the time to … Continue reading

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