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Michael Stephen Daigle

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Michael Stephen Daigle is a writer and journalist who lives in New Jersey with his family. He had an award-winning career in journalism including time at newspapers in Massachusetts, Maine and New Jersey.
He is the author of the award-winning Frank Nagler Mystery series:
"The Swamps of Jersey" (2014);
"A Game Called Dead" (2016) A Runner-up in the 2016 Shelf Unbound Indie Book Awards;
"The Weight of Living" (2017) First Place for Mysteries in 2017 Royal Dragonfly Book Contest; Notable 100 Book in 2018 Shelf Unbound Indie Book Contest; Distinguished Favorite in 2018 Independendent Press Awards (2018).
"The Red Hand" (2019) a Distinguished Favorite in the 2019 Big NYC Book Contest
Named Second Place winner for mysteries in the 2019 Royal Dragonfly
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More lives that matter

Writing a newspaper column is about discovering lives.  

From 2007 to 2011, I had that opportunity as the author of “Morris People,” a weekly column for the Daily Record of Parsippany, NJ.

I write fiction now, mysteries mostly. Check me out on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. The lives that these columns represent are reflected in my fiction. It is a reminder of the close world we inhabit.  

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Average rating: 4.32 · 678 ratings · 28 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Red Hand

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The Swamps of Jersey

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The Weight of Living (The F...

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A Game Called Dead

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The Summer of the Homerun

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Michael Daigle J.M. wrote: "Hi Michael, good to friend and great to see your reviews. I'm promoting my book Tony Plumb and the Moles of Ellodian, which I hope you will have time to peruse.
All best,
Janet"


Hi Janet, thanks for the friending. I'll give your book a look. Thanks for the tip. All the best. Michael


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J.M. Smith Hi Michael, good to friend and great to see your reviews. I'm promoting my book Tony Plumb and the Moles of Ellodian, which I hope you will have time to peruse.
All best,
Janet


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