The Weight of Living (Frank Nagler Mystery Book 3)

Mystery & Thrillers

By Michael Daigle

Publisher : Imzadi Publishing

ABOUT Michael Daigle

Michael Daigle


"The Weight of Living" was a named a DISTINGUISHED FAVORITE in the 2018 International Press Awards.
"The Weight of Living" was a named a NOTABLE 100 BOOK in the 2018 Shelf Unbound Indie Book Contest.
It was also awarded FIRST PLACE winner in Mystery category of the 2017 Royal Dragonfly Book Award Contest.

.The search to find the name and home of a barefoot young girl wearing a tank top and shorts on a cold March night leads Ironton, N.J., Detective Frank Nagler down the twisting, dark path of a family whose history has ensnared many victims, including a nun from Nagler's youth and Calista Knox, a companion of Nagler's best friend.
The third Frank Nagler Mystery, "The Weight of Living," brings Nagler and his friends dangerously face to face with an evil that knows no bounds and threatens to consume anyone in its path.
It is a story with twists and turns as Nagler fights through layers of lies and half-truths and searches a sketchy past to bring the chance of healing to the damaged, and a criminal to justice.

"God has given me many tasks. This is the last." - Sister Katherine Marie.

The search to find the name and family of a young girl seemingly abandoned on a cold March night leads Ironton, N.J. Detective Frank Nagler on a dark, disturbing search that opens up holes in the lives of people he knows, and in his own life. It leads to the discovery of a dangerous family secret that leads to personal loss Nagler. A dark thriller with damaged characters seeking redemption.

Kirkus Reviews: (Nagler) unravel(s) a complicated, sometimes-repulsive mystery that spans decades and several states. Daigle’s narrative is well-paced, allowing the reader to piece together the clues right along with Frank, and it all leads to a melancholy but satisfying conclusion.An involving thriller with a memorable protagonist.