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Nagler 5: The ’85 Impala and Dancer’s blood

Detective Frank  Nagler and Lieutenant  Maria Ramirez have been told by the widow of an accountant named Sol Rosen that a license plate on a 1985 Impala is a clue in their current bombing case. “Lieutenant Ramirez at her computer … Continue reading

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Nagler 5: Leonard refuses to be bullied

Leonard receives a visit from Taylor Mangot II, a shady financier whose presence in Ironton is suspect. He wants to build a giant glass project on a site of a recent bombing. The door opened and closed sweeping in a … Continue reading

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Nagler 5: Who or what is the Dragony, and what’s with the bread knife?

The self-named “Dragony” is a shadowy organization that may be behind  the bombing of downtown Ironton, N.J.  It also might be the reason that several of its suspected members keep dying. So who are they and what are they up … Continue reading

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5-star review of ‘The Swamps of Jersey:’ Add Frank Nagler to the crime fiction honor roll.

Thanks Henry Chamberlain for this fabulous review! 5.0 out of 5 stars Detective Frank Nagler has earned a place among the best detectives in crime fiction Reviewed in the United States on March 20, 2021 Detective Frank Nagler can join Sam … Continue reading

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Nagler 5: ‘The Dragony, she be a many tentacled thing’

The search for the bombers who destroyed downtown Ironton takes on a new direction. “Boonton Police. Captain Dan Thomson. “Captain,  hello. Frank Nagler from Ironton. Have a question about your cadet Mahala Dixon. How’d she get approved with her juvie … Continue reading

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Nagler 5: Lauren Fox, the dragon and Brad Pitt

“Damn it!” Heads in the bank lobby rose and then quickly fell eyes nailed to the floor as Lauren Fox chose not to kick the piles of paper at her feet across the room. Instead, she fell to her knees, … Continue reading

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Nagler 5: What’s with the white van?

The story so far: An explosion destroyed a couple blocks of Downtown Ironton, N.J. Detective Frank Nagler, newly reinstated, checks in with Lt. Maria Ramirez. Then they find a white van.   “For weeks downtown had been filled with the … Continue reading

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Nagler 5 title: ‘Dwell in the places of our horrors.’ From this scene

The gray edge of dusk chased the sunlight across the grassy expanse of the Locust Street Cemetery, a burning streak of light between. Silence, windless, settled. Frank Nagler knelt to adjust the flower vase at his wife’s grave, his shoulders … Continue reading

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NAGLER 5: Leonard, past and present

Leonard is Detective Frank Nagler oldest friend, a blind man who runs a bookstore. He has been central to three of the previous Frank Nagler Mysteries. In the quiet times sitting alone near the  front window, Leonard would see them … Continue reading

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Nagler 5: ‘Waiting for the Lies’

A new sample from Nagler 5, now called “Waiting for the Lies.”   An  explosion  leveled two blocks of downtown Ironton. Lauren Fox, the city planner (and Frank Nagler’s companion,  is charged with determining a redevelopment plan, but sees trouble … Continue reading

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