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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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“Swamps of Jersey” Chapter 1, version 3

After weeks of rewrite, this is what emerged.  I think I’m done messing with it for now. Clean it up and show it to someone.   CHAPTER  1   The phone call grabbed Detective Frank Nagler from what sleep he … Continue reading

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“Swamps of Jersey” Chapter 15, version 2.2

Chapter 15 Nagler sat like a rock anchored in the hard iron soil. Ironton Park swirled with kids at play, screaming their young lungs out as they jumped from swings and bounced each other off the see-saw; mothers weary from … Continue reading

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Dawson’s rant

As I’m nearly done with the draft of my book, “The Swamps of Jersey” I’m writing transitional scenes as needed. This is one of the latest. It about the character Jimmy Dawson, the newspaper man (no it’s not me) who … Continue reading

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