Daniel Elton Harmon
South Carolina Chronicler & Editor

For frequent updates, read the author's lively Web log ("blog") for nuggets of history, humor & more.
Visit Mysterious Expeditions for information & commentary on historical mystery fact & fiction.

NOW AVAILABLE: "The Harper Chronicles" in e-book (PDF) format. Order now!
NOW AVAILABLE: Vol. 1 of
Blithering Antiquity, the author's compendium of historical oddities.

    

 SAMPLE A STORY! "The Swindlers Circle," one of the shorter episodes from the book, appears in Volume 22 of HandHeldCrime, an online mystery magazine. A second short work from the book, "The Derelict Seaman," has been published online by Mysterical-E.

 Critical acclaim for The Chalk Town Train & Other Tales

 Just who is this "Harper"? Selected questions & answers. . . .

 Who are some of the author's own favorite writers?

 Recently published juvenile educational volumes

 Hot off the press: The Hudson River, Bible Challenge, Explorers of the South Pacific and other recent titles by Daniel Elton Harmon

 Authorís bio, published books, works in progress & other triviata

 Historical mystery
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 A salmagundi
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The Chalk Town Train & Other Tales is sold primarily via mail-order, either by Trafford Publishing or, for signed copies, directly by the author. Slowly but surely, however, brick & mortar/board & nail bookstores and gift shops are adding the book to their shelves. The WONDERFUL merchants described below already have placed the volume in stock. Please visit them often!

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ARIZONA

SCOTTSDALE

* The Poisoned Pen, A Mystery Bookstore -- 4014 N. Goldwater Blvd., Suite 101, Scottsdale, AZ 85251; (480) 947-2974, (888) 560-9919; www.poisonedpen.com; sales@poisonedpen.com (The Poisoned Pen, one of the three largest mystery bookstores in North America, recently added The Chalk Town Train & Other Tales to its list of staff recommendations.)

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NEW YORK

NEW YORK

* Mysterious Bookshop -- 129 West 56th St., New York, NY 10019-3808; (212) 765-0900; www.mysteriousbookshop.com, MysteriousNY@worldnet.att.net

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PENNSYLVANIA

MECHANICSBURG

* Mechanicsburg Mystery Book Shop -- 6 Clouser Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055; (717) 795-7470; beamerpa@epix.net

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SOUTH CAROLINA

CHAPIN

* Book Rack on Beaufort Street -- 106 Beaufort St., Chapin, SC 29036; (803) 345-1893; www.booksonbeaufort.com; bookrack4u@aol.com

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COLUMBIA

* The Happy Bookseller -- 4525 Forest Drive (Forest Village), Columbia, SC 29206; (803) 782-2665; www.happybookseller.com; AGraves@mindspring.com

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GEORGETOWN

* Harborwalk Books -- 723 Front St., Georgetown, SC 29440; (843) 546-8212; macgeo@sccoast.net

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GREENVILLE

* The Open Book -- 110 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville, SC 29606; (864) 235-9651

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INMAN

* Gifts for All Seasons -- 13 N. Main St., Inman, SC 29349; (864) 472-5204

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JOHNS ISLAND

* Indigo Books -- 3714 Betsy Kerrison Parkway, Johns Island, SC 29455; (843) 768-2255; indigobooks@aol.com

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LEXINGTON

* The Lexington County Chronicle -- 305 N. Lake Drive, Lexington, SC 29072; (803) 359-7633; www.lexingtonchronicle.com

* Miller's Ltd. -- 877 S. Lake Drive, Lexington, SC 29072; (803) 957-1205; www.millersltd.com

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RIDGE SPRING

* Southwood Manor Bed & Breakfast -- 100 E. Main St., Ridge Spring, SC 29129; (803) 685-5100; sothent@pbtcomm.net

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SPARTANBURG

* Books íní Stuff -- 195 S. Dean St., Spartanburg, SC 29302; (864) 542-0887; swp@compuserve.com

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ST. MATTHEWS

* Calhoun County Museum Gift Shop -- 303 Butler St., St. Matthews, SC 29135; (803) 874-3964; calmus@oburg.net

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SUMMERVILLE

* All Books & Co. -- 145 Central Ave., Summerville, SC 29483; (843) 871-2772

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