Category Archives: Michael Stephen Daigle

Cherry Street: Theo and the school bully

This is another segment from the Cherry Street School story, yet untitled. In this scene, new student Theo Dubois  has a run-in with the school bully, Bobby Danforth. If you like what you read, please hit the FOLLOW  key on … Continue reading

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Cherry Street School: Theo’s first day ends, shops at the Red & White

Since I seem to be serializing this story, in this segment, Theo Dubois ends his first day at Cherry Street School feeling lost and alone. Theo rolled the paper grocery bag under his arm and turned left at the end … Continue reading

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The things we hide: WIP

Years ago I started sketching out a story about a weekly Maine  newspaper editor named Hadley Chandler. It was planned as an episodic story with threads that involve an old family farm, industrial pollution, the ups and downs of the … Continue reading

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Thanks for these top reviews

Thanks to readers of the Frank Nagler Mystery series for these top reviews. Forever grateful. THE SWAMPS OF JERSEY.  Why are an old swamp, a burning factory and a dead woman linked? Why is Ironton, N.J. detective Frank Nagler so … Continue reading

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Who are the real heroes in the Frank Nagler Mysteries?

Growing up in Upstate New York I was under the influence of Syracuse University. That meant my sports heroes included football stars Ernie Davis and Jimmy Brown. Both were All-Americans at Syracuse and Brown later starred for the Cleveland Browns. … Continue reading

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WIP: Cherry Street School. Meeting Dev

A continuation  of the first scene from WIP: Cherry Street School. (https://michaelstephendaigle.com/2022/01/07/wip-first-day-at-cherry-street-school/) Theo Dubois meets Andrea Devlin, aka, Dev. The doors opened with a whoosh of air and closed with a clank as students  entered with some papers they handed … Continue reading

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WIP: First day at Cherry Street School

In a writing group the name of Bruce Coville, the acclaimed children’s author, came up. I briefly attended elementary school with Bruce. That connection  led to this work-in-progress. And no, aliens won’t eat Theo’s homework. Instead this is a story … Continue reading

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Nagler 5: DRAGONY RISING. Plotting the coup

A long running conspiracy bubbles below the surface of the story in the fifth Frank Nagler Mystery, DRAGONY RISING. This is how the coup was planned: “Ramirez opened her computer screen to show the start of an old-style video. “This … Continue reading

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Christmas story: ‘The last bell ringer and the yoga girl’

Don stepped into the painted  plywood Santa hut and rolled his neck from side to side to loosen the kinks. He pulled off the scratchy white beard and red hat combo and  pushed his chin onto his chest and felt … Continue reading

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New Nagler news: A GAME CALLED DEAD now an audiobook

I am celebrating the release of the Audiobook version of  A GAME CALLED DEAD, the second  book in the four-book, award-winning Frank Nagler Mystery series. Thanks to IMZADI PUBLISHING for expanding the offerings of the Nagler series  and to DANE … Continue reading

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