Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Rodd Whelpley  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1964 in Geneva, Ohio

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Illinois Connection

Rodd currently resides in Springfield.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rodd is the author of ''Capital Murder'', a political mystery/thriller set in Springfield - the Capitol City of Illinois. Whelpley dedicated his book to the late David Everson, who wrote a number of political murder mysteries involveing Illinois government and politics prior to his death in 1999.Rodd is currently the Publications Director and Editor for Illinois Parks & Recreation magazine.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Capital murder /
ISBN: 1591296889. OCLC Number: 51648714

PublishAmerica,. .

Governing Illinois :
ISBN: 0938943235. OCLC Number: 54079547

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Center for Governmental Studies, University of Illinois at Springfield,. .

Additional Title Information

  • Capital Murder

    , Publish America, 2002

  • Governing Illinois: Your Connection to State and Local Government

    , Abraham Lincoln Presidential Center, 2003


    Rodd was honored at the 2004 Illinois Authors Book Fair sponsored by the Illinois Center for the Book and the Illinois State Library in Springfield, Illinois.

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