Category Archives: Mystery Writers of America

Kirkus Reviews on DRAGONY RISING: ‘An epic series installment’

This is the Kirkus Reviews take on DRAGONY RISING, the fifth Frank Nagler Mystery. Thanks to the reviewer for a thoughtful  examination of the story. The conclusion: “This crackling series installment provides a wide-angle shot of society and generations in … Continue reading

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How fictional DRAGONY RISING reflects real U.S. politics

I wrote the fifth Frank Nagler Mystery DRAGONY RISING during the Covid shutdown and run-up to the 2020 Presidential election that elected Joe Biden as President and concluded with the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection. The times were marked by isolation, … Continue reading

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DRAGONY RISING getting notice

Finishing a book for a writer is a challenging time. We think we know what we did, and we can convince ourselves that the plot was rich and compelling, the characters well-drawn and interesting and that the story worked in … Continue reading

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4th Annual Easton (Pa.) Book Festival Oct 21 to 30– My Schedule

Easton, Pa. will be the literary center of the universe from Oct. 21 to Oct. 30 as the Fourth Annual Easton Book Festival fills downtown Easton and the metaverse with stories, discussions, poetry, children’s books, music and monsters. Scheduled are … Continue reading

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Frank Nagler primer.

The Frank Nagler Mysteries are the stories of the  investigations and life of  Ironton. N.J. Detective Frank Nagler. In response to the many questions from curious readers at recent book show and fairs,  (THANKS!!) here is a guide to the … Continue reading

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‘Dragony Rising’ … ‘This book is a must! Well done…well done indeed!’

DRAGONY RISING,  The fifth Frank Nagler Mystery, is getting some attention. (WOW!!) Great thanks to the readers who took the time to read the story and leave a review. 5.0 out of 5 stars Nagler Five is the Best! Reviewed … Continue reading

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Nagler 5, ‘Dragony Rising’ now available on Amazon Kindle and paperback

In the fifth Frank Nagler  Mystery, DRAGONY RISING, Ironton, N.J. is in turmoil following an explosion that levels parts of two downtown blocks. Detective Frank Nagler is recalled from medical leave to lead an investigation into the bombing. What he … Continue reading

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‘Love me some Frank Nagler’

Some new top reviews for the Frank Nagler Mysteries. Thanks to all the readers for taking the time to drop a review. 5 stars Love Me Some Frank Nagler! Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2020. The third book … Continue reading

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DRAGONY RISING: ‘WOW! Great story! So much going on and it all ties up.’

It’s been an exciting few days as I comb through the manuscript of DRAGONY RISING, the next Frank Nagler Mystery. I got the edits back from my publisher, Imzadi Publishing, after our copy editor Katherine Tate completed her work. Kate … 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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