Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Maureen Hughes  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1949 in Peru, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.countessmaureen.com
-- Maureen Hughes on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=maureen+hughes


Illinois Connection

Central Illinois has been home for most of my life. Champaign county has been sourse of formal education and residence. I have worked in various states but mostly Illinois. Vermillion county city police department and the University of Illinois for 21 years.

Biographical and Professional Information

I am Illinois born and raised. Writing started as a hobby at age 13. I have attended Illinois schools and colleges. All of my books are based on people or events in Illinois. My background formal education has been in criminal justice but my love is history and writing about it.


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Titles At Your Library


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

I would be happy to speak at clubs, schools, libraries, where the interest lies. My fees depend on travel distance but usually &50.00