Category Archives: Fiction

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

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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Two authors, two countries, one book

Read how a New Jersey author and an Australian author teamed up to write their book, due out in July. State of Innocence (Melange Books, July 2021).  Congratulations!! Debra on Writing (debrascacciaferro.com)

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Nagler 5: The moment is rising

This is a scene in Nagler  5 about getting to the heart of Detective Frank Nagler’s life. Lauren is  Lauren Fox, his companion and the Ironton  city planner who has taken  steps to protect herself from the assorted criminals. This … Continue reading

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A new interview (promise it won’t go to my head)

I was asked to contribute an interview to the website NFReads.com. The site includes interviews and articles from a range of contributors and a variety of topics. I’m honored and thrilled to be asked for my contribution. One of the … Continue reading

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Frank Nagler Mysteries: Who is Lauren Fox?

One of the many important woman in the Frank Nagler Mysteries is Lauren Fox. In THE SWAMPS OF JERSEY, the first in the series, she provided  key information to Detective Frank Nagler, even though she never physically appears in  the … Continue reading

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My interview on AllAuthors.com

I was offered the opportunity to take part in a question-and-answer interview on the website AllAuthors. Thanks for the opening . A writer and journalist, Michael Stephen Daigle has had an award-winning career in journalism. One of the first stories … Continue reading

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