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William J. O'Shea

Born: Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: *Born in Chicago, Illinois

Biography: Bill O'Shea began his public service career in 1968 when, as a Chicago Police Cadet, he was assigned to the infamous Democratic National Convention. In the ensuing decades as a Chicago Police Officer he had many adventures, some of which are chronicled in his first novel, THE FOOT POST. In 1992 Bill moved to southern Illinois with his wife, Susan, and established a detective agency under his private investigator's license. In recent years Bill has been active as a Court Appointed Special Advocate, working with children who find themselves mired in the court system. His experiences as a CASA volunteer moved him to write THE ADVOCATE and create the advocacy project.Bill is now a relentless advocate for the rights of abused and sexually exploited children and fears that it will be a life long endeavor.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

William J. O'Shea on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

The advocate
ISBN: 9781425928759 OCLC: 727069054

AuthorHouse, Bloomington, IN : 2006.

A serial killer is targeting sex offenders. Can they stop the killing? Do they want to?

The foot post /
ISBN: 075963842X OCLC: 51332510

1stBooks, [Bloomington, Ind.] : ©2001.