Category Archives: Michael Stephen Daigle

Kirkus Review of ‘The Weight of Living’: ‘An involving thriller with a memorable protagonist’

From the positive KIRKUS REVIEW of the third Frank Nagler Mystery, “The Weight of Living.” The book was awarded a First Place for Mysteries in the Royal Dragonfly 2017 Book Award Contest.   “An involving thriller with a memorable protagonist.” … Continue reading

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5-start review for ‘Who Shot the Smart Guy at the Blackboard?”: ‘One of the best short stories I’ve read’

Found this 5-star review of my quick-hit short story, “Who Shot the Smart Guy at the Blackboard?” Thanks for reading the story  and taking the time to post the review.   5.0 out of 5 starsOne of the best short … Continue reading

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Hey, Ma! I’m on the TV

Here is an interview I did for “Breakfast with the Boss” on RVNT-TV in Mount Laurel.  Thanks to Herb Palmer for arranging the interview with Keith Reynolds.   https://radiovisionnetwork.sharefile.com/share/view/s162f41ba70f4f6d8   We spoke about my newspaper days and writing the Frank … Continue reading

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‘Exquisite tension’: A 5-star review of ‘The Weight of Living’

My thanks to writer Reyna Favis for a penetrating 5-star review of the third Frank Nagler Mystery, “The Weight of Living.” Reyna is the author of two fun and involving thrillers about paranormal investigations conducted by the unlikely team of … Continue reading

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‘This is the time of small men:’ The battle at the heart of the Frank Nagler Mysteries

At the heart of the Frank Nagler mysteries is the battle between them that’s got and them that ain’t. Detective Frank Nagler, and his faithful crew: Lauren Fox, Jimmy Dawson, Leonard, Del Williams and the community center kids, take on … Continue reading

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Certificate of Excellence in Literature

Got my certificate. A Certificate of Excellence in Literature. (Really? Really.) It is an honor. Thanks to the judges at the 2017 Royal Dragonfly Book Award contest for recognizing my mystery, “The Weight of Living” with a FIRST PLACE AWARD … Continue reading

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‘The Weight of Living’ wins First Place in Royal Dragonfly Book Awards

“The Weight of Living” has won FIRST PLACE in the Mystery Category of the 2017 Royal Dragonfly Book Award contest.   I am amazed. Thank you to the judges at Royal Dragonfly. Congratulations to all the winners. I am honored … Continue reading

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The anatomy of a winning book cover: ‘The Weight of Living’

What does a book cover say about the book within? The cover of my third Frank Nagler Mystery, “The Weight of Living,” created by Anita Dugan-Moore, in a simple design and color palette, captured what the title implies: That living … Continue reading

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‘Who Shot the Smart Guy at the Blackboard?’ to be released Nov. 24 on Kindle Unlimited

“Who Shot the Smart Guy at the Blackboard?”  is the quick story about an encounter between Cassie Blondell, a federal attorney and political operative, and Derek Mainly, a newspaper reporter. It will be released by Imzadi Publishing Nov. 24 as … Continue reading

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‘The Weight of Living’ entered in 2017 Best Books Award contest

“The Weight of Living,” the third Frank Nagler Mystery is an entry into the 14th Annual Best Books Award contest. The winners are picked by a judging panel and will be announced in mid-November. This is how “Weight is described … Continue reading

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