Tag Archives: “The Red Hand”

The Great Emptying aftermath. WIP: ‘Mount Jensen’

The injured voices will always fill the night, the child will always need succor. Who among us will harden their hearts when the cry comes? Whose will soften? There will come a time when your answer stares back at you. … Continue reading

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In honor of Shakespeare Day: Romeo and Juliet, Bennie Garza, and Martha Nagler: From THE RED HAND

“Do you remember the first time we came here?” Martha asked as she picked another rose, this one freshly petaled, and inhaled its soft scent. Then she offered it to him, and he buried his nose in the flower before … Continue reading

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Deacon Merrill’s diary: The Great Emptying of 1865

This is from an WIP called THE YEAR THE WORLD CAME TO MOUINT JENSEN, MAINE, about the fate of a small lake community.   Max and Emma Jensen are visiting Gramma Merrill to ask about an event they had read … Continue reading

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The days before Monday

Just last week I watched as a high school quarterback threw a football in a perfect spiral to a player sprinting down the sidelines. Their echoed, joyous, “Oh, yeah” split the hollow space of the cement stadium. This week, they … Continue reading

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When this is over

When this is over Lovers will hold their kiss longer And taste that sweetness again; Sunrise will bring praise and relief And nightfall an emptiness.   When this is over Books will be put away and clothes folded, A bed … Continue reading

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It’s a striving world, this thing is

It’s a striving world, this thing is, A place of pushing and pulling, A get outta my way place, An I’m right, you’re wrong place That leaves us yelling from across the road Like a couple of squabbling chickens.   … Continue reading

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On a computer near you: A .99 cent ebook sale (for a limited time only)

With the upcoming release of the audiobook version of THE RED HAND, the fourth Frank Nagler Mystery, Imzadi Publishing has placed the four award-winning books on sale. The ebook versions are available for .99 each. https://www.amazon.com/Michael-Stephen-Daigle/e/B00P5WBOQC UPDATE: My publisher, Imzadi … Continue reading

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Kirkus Review campaign for THE RED HAND

Kirkus Reviews has a campaign in support of THE RED HAND, the fourth Frank Nagler Mystery, including a feature profile:   The link: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/news-and-features/articles/michael-stephen-daigle/.   From the profile, written by Rhett Morgan: “Daigle paints such a convincing picture because in all … Continue reading

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When iron was king

They’re not called the Iron Hills for nothing. Underneath the modern subdivisions, warehouses, shopping centers, highways and buildings that hold the companies and schools, and offices of all types, are the iron mines. And snaking through the parks and steep … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to Frank Nagler Mystery No. 5

With an audio book version of THE RED HAND well underway – look for it in possibly March – I’ve turned my attention to the untitled fifth book in the Frank Nagler Mystery series. I have written a few scenes, … Continue reading

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