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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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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: 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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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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Nagler 6: Title, ‘Nagler’s Secret’

There’s a lot going on Frank Nagler World. A new audiobook, a new mystery (2022), and story ideas for Book 6. So, start here: While casting about for a framework for the next Frank Nagler mystery I read a news … Continue reading

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Nagler 5: Article 256 changes everything

One of the questions raised in the fifth Frank Nagler Mystery, DRAGONY RISING, is how a conspiracy can result in the  takeover of a government. This is how: Quietly, with patience, both in the dark and in plain sight. With … Continue reading

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Nagler 5 ‘Dragony Rising’ accepted for publication

“We are excited to accept your latest work.” The words any author wants to read. So. THANK YOU Imzadi Publishing for accepting for publication the fifth Frank Nagler Mystery, Dragony Rising. Look for details about the release date. It’s been … Continue reading Continue reading

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