Category Archives: Mystery Writers of America

Big NYC Award for DRAGONY RISING

I am honored and excited to announce that DRAGONY RISING, book 5 in the Frank Nagler Mystery Series, has been named a  DISTINGUISHED FAVORITE in the 2023 Big NYC  Book Awards. Dragony Rising joins other Frank Nagler Mysteries as multi-award … Continue reading

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Nagler 6: NAGLER’S SECRET. Who is the yearbook girl?

Emerging in book six of The Frank Nagler mysteries, NAGLER’S SECRET is the identity of a woman who has appeared as a redhead, in a couple of blurry snapshots, and might be a women in an undated Polaroid photo in … Continue reading

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Out of a Covid fog, comes writing clarity

Turns out the very heavy cold I had for the past week was Covid. It was like being in a waking coma. Everything shut down to a narrow focus as my immune system attacked the virus. Real time didn’t matter—light … Continue reading

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Nagler 6: Internet tag

In the Frank Nagler Mystery work-in-progress, NAGLER’S SECRET, a woman with changing hair color and a hidden past has been flitting at the edges of the story. In this scene with reporter Jimmy Dawson, she begins her slide into the … Continue reading

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Nagler 6: Inventing Irv Bernstein

Irving Bernstein as a character resulted from a conversation that began with a talk about a black fedora. It ran onto a talk about bad suits sold at a famous discount store. And then he showed up in my work … Continue reading

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Hey mystery readers, join me at these May events

I’ll be attending three outstanding book events in May, joining dozens of wonderful writers. Thanks to the organizers for holding the events. Thanks to Roz Lee and the volunteers for staging the  8th Annual Days of Wine and Romance and … Continue reading

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Four events in April and May

I’ll be attending four outstanding book events in April and May, joining dozens of wonderful writers. Thanks to the organizers for holding the events. April 29-30: The 8th Annual Days of Wine and Romance and More. Noon to 4 p.m. … Continue reading

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NAGLER’S SECRET: Writing dialogue with twists

In this scene from the work-in-progress NAGLER’S SECERT, companions Detective Frank Nagler and Ironton, N.J. acting mayor Lauren Fox find themselves together at home for the first time in a while. The separation has been driven by the complex case … Continue reading

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Cancer free with an unremarkable spleen

It was just a shadow on a sheet of medical film. Then it became something else. Then it was gone. A day for sunshine and flowers. Four years later  new medical photos show only the shadow of a hole where … Continue reading

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New trailers for ‘Dragony Rising’

This lucky authors has many people supporting my writing efforts. Here are video trailers . The first is by Anita-Dugan Moore, of http://www.cyber-btyz.com and sponsored by my publisher Imzadi Publlishing. Dragony Rising – Book Trailer – YouTube The second is … Continue reading

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