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The fictional ‘It’ and the ‘Not-It’

Sometimes there is no way to boil down the choices ones makes while writing a story. That issue surfaced at a recent meeting of the Phillipsburg Library writers group after I read the opening of the next Frank Nagler mystery, … Continue reading

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Nagler books accepted by new libraries; festival, readings scheduled

The Frank Nagler Mysteries are now available at two new libraries. Thanks to the Deptford Free Public Library and Franklin Township Library for accepting into their collections. “The Swamps of Jersey,” and the award-winning “A Game Called Dead.” The books … Continue reading

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Frank Nagler mysteries as dystopian saga

Is my Frank Nagler mysteries series actually a dystopian saga? It’s a thought. Granted, I don’t have beautiful, heroic teen-agers running through carefully staged ruins fighting the evil establishment and seeking to create a new utopian society. Dystopia is generally … Continue reading

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Free downloads and a special reading

 Available for free downloads in several formats on Smashwords are the following:   “The Summer of the Homerun,” a short story about baseball and being a teen-ager.   https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/299057   Sample: “The ball seemed to be something other than an … Continue reading

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Talking Frank Nagler at Hackettstown Free Public Library

Thanks to Nicole Dow of the Hackettstown Free Public Library for the opportunity to read from and discuss the Frank Nagler mystery series.  We discussed how Frank and his hometown of Ironton,. N.J. are linked, and how his love for … Continue reading

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‘A Game Called Dead’ named contest winner

“A Game Called Dead,” my second Frank Nagler mystery, has been named a Runner-up in Shelf  Unbound Media’s  2016 Best Indie Book contest.  Thanks Shelf Unbound! “A Game Called Dead,” is the sequel to “The Swamps of Jersey,” the first … Continue reading

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‘A Game Called Dead:’ The rape of Student A

Compelling back stories are a part of the Frank Nagler series of mysteries.  In “The Swamps of Jersey” it is the “swamp” of political corruption that leads to murder. In “A Game Called Dead,” one back story is the laisse-faire … Continue reading

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I’ll be at the Hunterdon County Library on Oct. 22 for a meet and greet

I will be at the Hunterdon County North County Branch Library for a meet and greet from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. I’ll be discussing and reading from the first two Frank Nagler books, “The Swamps of Jersey,” … Continue reading

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The ‘Weight’ is over. Third Nagler story done (except for the typos, editing and changes)

I was smiling at 3 a.m. today. I had just typed the last word in the last paragraph of the third Frank Nagler story, “The Weight of Living.” So it’s done. Except for the typos, the edits and rewrites, but … Continue reading

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‘The Weight of Living:’ A tale of two women, Sarah Lawton and Calista Knox

Two women, decades apart, play key roles in the new Frank Nagler Mystery,   “The Weight of Living,” due April 25 from my publisher Imzadi Publishing. What is the connection between Calista Knox, the new best friend and physical therapist of … Continue reading

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