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DRAGONY RISING: 2023 IPA Distinguished Favorite

DRAGONY RISING, the fifth Frank Nagler Mystery has been named a Distinguished Favorite in the 2023 Independent Press awards. In 2023, the INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD had entries worldwide.  Authors and publishers from countries such as Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Japan, … Continue reading

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Nagler’s Secret: ‘These kids are like water, Frank’

Anna is the teen-age daughter of Leonard and Calista, Her story is central to the mystery of NAGLER’S SECRET, the work in progress Book 6 of the Frank Nagler Mysteries, published by Imzadi Publishing. Here is part of her story: … Continue reading

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Nagler Mysteries: Setting as character

In their review of the fifth Frank Nagler Mystery, the award-winning DRAGONY RISING, Kirkus Reviews said, “The decaying Ironton is as rich a character as Frank.” In the series, Ironton, N,J. Detective Frank Nagler’s hometown. His story and that of … Continue reading

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Frank Nagler — Ten years later. Wow.

Ten years ago, they said yes. They being Imzadi Publishing of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Specifically, publisher Janice Grove and graphic artist and designer Anita Dugan-Moore, who with editor Kay Springfield, have helped bring Detective Frank Nagler to life. Yeah, ten years. … Continue reading

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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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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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Royal Dragonfly: “DRAGONY RISING,” First Place

This just in… Congratulations to our 2022 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards Winners!   1st Place (ebook mystery): Dragony Rising by Michael Stephen Daigle   Amazed and honored to receive this award. Thanks, Royal Dragonfly! This is the second award this … 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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