"The Weight of Living", the third Frank Nagler Mystery, was named a Notable 100 Book in the 2018 Shelf Unbound Indie Book Contest. Ironton, N.J. Detective Frank Nagler must find the name and family of a young girl abandoned on a cold March night. The search leads him to a decades-old murder and the dark, troubling history of a family, some of whom are part of his circle of acquaintances. The story dwells in the "exquisite tension" when good meets evil. The second book in the series, 2016's "A Game Called Dead," was named a Runner-Up in the 2016 Shelf Unbound Indie Book Contest.