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This grand American experiment

The lines we draw are for the most part imaginary and temporary. We cannot let them become permanent. Continue reading

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More new Frank Nagler: Hope from a desperate low

More from the work in progress Frank Nagler prequel. Eventually these stories, with crimes, and murders and desperate people, are about hope and redemption.  This is the low point from which Frank Nagler and the City of Ironton, NJ rise.: … Continue reading

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New Frank Nagler; Ironton in crumbling timeless despair

I’ve been writing and rewriting the prequel to the Frank Nagler series. After a lot of back and forth, I think I hit on the idea that will carry the story. I needed a meme to tie everything together and … Continue reading

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On the radio today at 4 p.m.

I’ll be joining host Georjean Trinkle on her show Hot in Hunterdon on the Hunterdon Chamber of Commerce Radio Network at 4 p.m. today. We’ll be discussing the Frank Nagler Mystery Series, including the award-winning “The Weight of Living.” The … Continue reading

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‘The Weight of Living’: Distinguished Favorite in 2018 Independent Press Awards.

“The Weight of Living,” the third Frank Nagler Mystery  was named a distinguished favorite  in the 2018 Independent  Press Awards. I am greatly honored and flabbergasted.  This is the third award this year for the book. (Notable 100 Book in … Continue reading

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‘The Weight of Living’ named a 2018 Notable 100 Book By Shelf Unbound

The third Frank Nagler Mystery, “The Weight of Living,” has been named a Notable 100 Book in the 2018 Shelf Unbound Indie Book Awards. Thanks to Shelf Unbound, and to the Imzadi Publishing gang, Janice Grove and Anita-Dugan Moore. Anita’s … Continue reading

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‘The Swamps of Jersey’ released as an audio book

Very excited to announce THE SWAMPS OF JERSEY is now available as an audio book at Amazon, Audible and iTunes. Thanks to Anita and Janice at Imzadi Publishing for their efforts. They show how much a small publishing house can … Continue reading

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Mystery as myth

Writing a prequel is hard. I already know everything that is supposed to happen, and faithful readers (THANK YOU!) have an expectation that I will explain it all as I look back at the beginning of the series. So, that’s … 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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