New Book, “A Journey of Shadows,” Keeps Readers Guessing

Posted on August 22, 2012 by Bobby Bernshausen | 0 Comments

Hired to solve the strange disappearance of Phillip Atchison III, novice private investigator Ivan Dunn is thrown into an unexpected series of events in the new book, A Journey of Shadows, by Frank A. Perdue.

When a teenager disappears on the day of the stock market crash on October 29, 1929, it goes unnoticed by the community. Almost twenty years later, Ivan Dunn is hired by a mysterious employer to investigate the whereabouts of Phillip Atchison, unaware his answer lies almost a continent away. Who holds the key to the mystery? Where is Phillip now? And what connection does his mysterious employer have to himself and his case?

A fast-paced mystery, A Journey of Shadows will take readers through events in history, all the while keeping the audience’s hands full with its mix of action, secrets, and romance.

Frank A. Perdue is an unlikely author, finding out the truth about his past at age fifty-nine. He was never informed he was an adopted child and, after solving a small mystery of his own, discovered he was the great grandson of a slave. He has six children, eleven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

A Journey of Shadows is available in softcover (ISBN 978-1-62137-102-1) and eBook (ISBN 978-1-62137-103-8) from,, and This book can also be ordered from most bookstores around the United States and United Kingdom. More information can be found at the author’s website,

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