Theresa Schwegel

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General Information

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Name: Theresa Schwegel

Pen Name: None

Born: 1975 in Chicago





Illinois Connection

Schwegel was born and raised in Chicago. She received a Bachelors in Communication from Loyola University and graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Biographical and Professional Information

Theresa Schwegel has worked as a personal trainer, a director’s assistant, a freelance writer and a bartender. Today she writes full time. She is the author of four crime novels set in and around the Chicago area.

Published Works

  • Officer Down, Quercus, 2007
  • Probable Cause, Quercus, 2008
  • Person of Interest, St. Martin's Minotaur, 2008
  • Last Known Address, Minotaur Books, 2009
  • The Good Boy: A Novel, Minotaur Books, 2014

Titles at Your Library

Probable Cause

ISBN: 1847242995
Release Date: 2008

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Person of Interest

ISBN: 0312945337
Release Date: 2008-12-30

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Last Known Address

ISBN: 031236427X
Release Date: 2009-07-07

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Literary Awards

21st Century Award for an emerging artist with ties to Chicago, Chicago Public Library Foundation, 2008

Officer Down

  • Edgar Award for Best First Novel, 2005
  • Shortlisted for the Anthony Award

Probable Cause

  • Editor’s Choice, New York Times, January 2007

Person of Interest

  • Publisher's Weekly Top 10 mystery of 2007

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Agent: David Hale Smith

InkWell Management

521 Fifth Avenue, 26th Floor

New York, NY 10175


External Links

Theresa Schwegel on WorldCat


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