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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Maureen Tan  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: in Oceanside, Calilfornia

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Illinois Connection

Maureen lived in Chicago as a child and now lives in Champaign. She graduated from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Maureen Tan is a project advisor, senior technical writer, and public affairs specialist with a strong background in science/technology, healthcare, constituent education, and crisis communications. Before beginning her consulting practice, she worked for the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and also served as a Public Affairs Officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency.She is the author of numerous articles, four fiction novels, and several short stories.

Published Works

  • AKA Jane, Warner Books, 1999
  • Run Jane Run, Warner Books, 2000
  • A Perfect Cover, 2004
  • Too Close to Home, 2006

Selected Titles At Your Library

AKA Jane /
ISBN: 0446606677. OCLC Number:

Warner Books,. New York :. [1999]

A British spy who settles in Savannah, Georgia, to write private eye novels faces her most deadly challenge yet.

A perfect cover /
ISBN: 0373513232. OCLC Number:

Silhouette Books,. New York, NY :. ©2004.

Too close to home /
ISBN: 0373514220. OCLC Number:

Silhouette Books,. New York, NY :. ©2006.

Brooke Tyler knows a thing or two about secrets. Growing up, she'd sworn to keep certain skeletons in the family closet. But her silence came at a heavy price, not the least of which was giving up the love of her life.



Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Maureen L. Tan Consulting Services d.b.a. Penbrush Ink 505 N. McKinley Avenue Champaign, IL 61821