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General Information

Name:  Andrea Egger  

Pen Name: None


Born: in Elgin, Illinois

-- Andrea Egger on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Andrea was born in Elgin, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Andrea Egger is an award-winning investigative journalist who also has worked as a private investigator in New Mexico. She obtained her journalism degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, and is originally from Palatine, Illinois. She lives in Gallup, New Mexico.

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Titles At Your Library

Grave Accusations: A Suspicious Death, A Husband's Arrest, A Fight for Justice - A True Story
ISBN: 0882822136

New Horizon Press. 2001

In a New Mexico town, a Latina beauty dies by shotgun wound. Nobody believes Monica Dunn, who has all men's eyes upon her flaunted, voluptous body, would die by her own hand. But an enigmatic letter Monica wrote before her death is discovered.

Grave Accusations: A True Story of Lies, Family Secrets, and Death (True Crime (St. Martin's Paperbacks))
ISBN: 031298524X

St. Martin's True Crime. 2004

A shotgun blast blows away beautiful thirty-one-year-old Monica Dunn, the mother of three young daughters, in the bedroom of her suburban home. Her husband stands only feet away from her. Is it suicide or murder?

Police officer Paul Dunn is suspected of killing his estranged wife. Maintaining his innocence, he is ostracized by his fellow officers and friends, is condemned by Monica's well-connected family, loses custody of his children, and is finally indicted for murder by a grand jury.

As a trial that gain national attention ensues, Monica reached from beyond the grave with an avenging testament. But will her chilling words convict Paul Dunn, or free him?

A real-life whodunit, Grave Accusations exposes the shocking secrets of a doomed marriage and a sensational trial that would destroy lives and tear apart a town with whispers of betrayal, obsessive romance, and violent death.

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