Imzadi Publishing – New Releases

Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000039_00073]It has been a busy busy time for Imzadi Publishing this spring beginning with the release of Marc Cullison’s follow-up novel to The Other Vietnam War: A Helicopter Pilot’s Life in Vietnam, Vietnam Again.

The Other Vietnam War gives the reader some insight into what Marc went through in Vietnam. Not simply the struggles one would expect with experiencing life and death situations but the ethical dilemma’s one would experience as well. It is a truly unique perspective on the Vietnam War.

Vietnam Again takes place 40 years later when out of the blue Marc receive’s a phone call inviting him to accompany other Vietnam Vets on a trip back to the scene of so much trauma and upheaval, back to a place he thought he would never return to…a place he never wanted to return to.

Another fascinating read from Mr. Cullison!

The Weight of LivingThen April was upon us and the release date for the third installment of Michael Stephen Daigle’s Frank Nagler Mystery Series, The Weight of Living was quickly approaching.

This series takes place in Ironton, NJ, a dilapidated old steel town swamp deep in well developed, deep characters that anyone can relate to. Yes, that was a nod to The Swamps of Jersey, the first book in this series.

Mr. Daigle, like his character Det. Frank Nagler, doesn’t shy away from tough subjects, this book is certainly no exception.

The Weight of Living opens with a young girl dressed only in a tank top and shorts found sitting in a dumpster. She is freezing in her exposed state, shaking from the cold on a snowy New Jersey night but she sits frozen in place as though afraid to move from where she is. How did she get there? Why didn’t she ask for help? Why won’t she talk to anyone? The search for the girl’s identity begins a journey that leads Frank Nagler deep down into Ironton’s underbelly where long held secrets have been protected for decades.

I warn you, once you pick it up you won’t want to put it down. This series is addictive!

Whew! See, we have been busy at Imzadi Publishing and we have something for everyone! If you have something you would like to submit to Imzadi Publishing visit our website for our submission guidelines, we are always looking for new manuscripts in any genre.

Oh, one last thing! Please don’t forget to take a moment to leave a review after reading a book. Reviews do not need to be lengthy, they can be just a few words but they are extremely helpful.

The Frank Nagler Mystery Series Goodreads Giveaway!

Have you read the Frank Nagler Mystery series by Michael Stephen Daigle yet? If not, you are missing out! Once you pick up this series you won’t want to put it down, and now Imzadi Publishing is going to make it easy to get copies of your own with this Goodreads Giveaway!

The winner of this giveaway will receive paperback copies of the all three books in this series “The Swamps of Jersey”, “A Game Called Dead”, and the newly released “The Weight of Living” so they will have the complete set of the Frank Nagler Mystery Series shown below!

Enter May 20th-28th!

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Enter now!

New event: Park Fest in Warren County, June 10

If you are anywhere near this event stop by and say “hi” to Mike Daigle and check out his Frank Nagler Mystery Series.

It is so important to support organizations that develop events like these and work hard to support local artists!

‘Weight” reviewed; 5 stars

A wonderful review for Michael Stephen Daigle’s Frank Nagler Mystery series and his third installment in the series, The Weight of Living.

Michael Stephen Daigle

5 stars The Frank Nagler Mysteries are soooooo good!

on May 1, 2017
 
 I greatly enjoyed the first Frank Nagler story, “Swamps of Jersey.” The writing is superb, settings so vividly portrayed as to be nearly palpable. The plot is engaging and the main character captivating. I was thrilled to learn that a second Frank Nagler story was in the works and couldn’t wait to read it. In “A Game Called Dead,” Frank Nagler is still intriguing, a man whose sense of morality drives him to soldier on despite his deep personal pain. I may have actually hit on one of the clues well before the book ended which didn’t at all detract from the reading pleasure. The story isn’t so much a “whodunit” as a “why they dun it,” and the wide-ranging effects of the crime. I was rooting for Nagler to solve it because this…

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‘The Weight of Living’ trailer released on YouTube

Michael Stephen Daigle

My publisher, Imzadi Publishing, has posted on YouTube a video trailer (that makes me sound all techie, doesn’t it?) for “The Weight of Living,” the third Frank Nagler Mystery. The trailer was developed by graphic artist Anita Dugan-Moore, who also designed the  covers of the three books. She is actually techie.

The book will be released April 26.

Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVSlNwqbhIM

weightcover2-2-17 Synopsis: “The Weight of Living” (2017) brings Frank Nagler face-to-face with a soulless, manipulative killer whose crimes stretch back decades.

A young girl is found in a grocery store Dumpster on a cold March night wearing just shorts and a tank top. She does not speak to either Detective Frank Nagler, the social worker called to the scene, or later to a nun, who is an old friend of Nagler’s.

What appears to be a routine search for the girl’s family turns into a generational hell that drags…

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The Weight of Living

The Weight of LivingAnnouncing the new cover art for Michael Stephen Daigle’s The Weight of Living!

The third book in the Frank Nagler Mystery Series is Coming this spring!

Will be available at…

Amazon      Barnes & Noble      Kobo     Walmart.com

Cover for ‘The Weight of Living’ is ready

We love sharing the thoughts of our authors. Take a look at Michael Stephen Daigle’s post regarding his new cover art for The Weight of Living!

Michael Stephen Daigle

I am so lucky to have the talented Anita Dugan-Moore designing the covers of the Frank Nagler Mystery series.

weightcover2-2-17 Here is her cover for the next one, “The Weight of Living,”due April 25. My publisher is Imzadi Publishing of Tulsa.

The first two Nagler stories — “The Swamps of Jersey,” and the award-winning “A Game Called Dead,” —  are available at:

Amazon: http://goo.gl/hVQIII

Kobo: https://goo.gl/bgLH6v

NOOK: http://goo.gl/WnQjtr

http://www.walmart.com

 

The first Frank Nagler mystery. Available at Amazon, Nook, Kobo and Wal-Mart

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Author Devorah Fox commented on the Frank Nagler series.  Find her on Amazon and other sites. Fantasy, (The King Bewilliam series); and   wicked-good detective stories, lately, “The Zen Detective,” and “Detour.” :

“I greatly enjoyed the first Frank Nagler story, “Swamps of Jersey.” The writing is superb, settings so vividly portrayed as to be nearly palpable. The plot is engaging and the main character captivating. I was thrilled to learn that a second Frank Nagler story was in the…

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Plotting the next Frank Nagler stories

Michael Stephen Daigle

Since completing the third Frank Nagler story, “The Weight of Living,” due to be released April 25, I’ve been thinking about what’s next for Frank and his guys.

In “Weight” Nagler searches for the identify of a young girl discovered one cold March night in a grocery store Dumpster.

DEADCOVER715 deadawardpicShe is shoeless, wearing a tank top and shorts and does not speak.

The search for her identify introduces Nagler to a family with a deep and dark history, and brings new threats to Nagler and his circle.

To those few who have read the manuscript (Thank you!) it is clear the story ends somewhat abruptly and leaves some issues unresolved.

While in a series such as this, some things are always unresolved and provide lead-ins to the next story, even I knew this was more abrupt than usual.

So what to do next?

What I’m going to try to…

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Big week: Radio and library visits

Michael Stephen Daigle

I will be a guest on the Georjean Trinkle’s Internet radio show “Hot in Hunterdon” from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12.

Here is her announcement: “Award winning writer….now award winning book….so pleased to have Michael Stephen Daigle on Hot in Hunterdon Monday so we can visit again with Frank Nagler, one of our favorite characters – Swamps of Jersey and Game Called Dead.”

deadawardpic DEADCOVER715 “We do, at times, find characters that seem so alive we are wondering what they are doing in their next book! Hmmm, I guess that is why it is called the Frank Nagler series….” – Radio host Georjean Trinkle.

 

Here’s the URL: www.hunterdonchamberradio.com/hot.htm

Also, on Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. I’ll be appearing at the  Hackettstown Free Public Library  speaking about and reading from my Frank Nagler Mystery series.

I’ll be at the library at 110 Church…

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The ‘Weight’ is over. Third Nagler story done (except for the typos, editing and changes)

News about the latest Frank Nagler novel in work by Stephen Michael Daigle; it’s getting closer and closer to publication! Check back often for more news!

Michael Stephen Daigle

I was smiling at 3 a.m. today.

I had just typed the last word in the last paragraph of the third Frank Nagler story, “The Weight of Living.”

So it’s done.

Except for the typos, the edits and rewrites, but all that, in the world of book writing, constitutes done.

DEADCOVER715 And it’s not really a draft, because I write and edit constantly. On my reserve hard drive I have maybe twenty versions, and a dozen more cut outs, stuff that got deleted, reused, or never made it at all.

So, yeah, done.

I was smiling because I knew what the last line of the book would be weeks ago and had to maneuver the story and characters through the traffic jam of plot to get to the point when I could add the last sentence.

The surprise is that the line is not delivered by the character I first imagined…

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