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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Theresa Schwegel  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1975 in Chicago

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Schwegel was born and raised in Chicago. She received a Bachelors in Communication from Loyola University and graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Biographical and Professional Information

Theresa Schwegel has worked as a personal trainer, a director’s assistant, a freelance writer and a bartender. Today she writes full time. She is the author of four crime novels set in and around the Chicago area.


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Awards

-- 21st Century Award for an emerging artist with ties to Chicago, Chicago Public Library Foundation, 2008 '''''Officer Down''''' *Edgar Award for Best First Novel, 2005 *Shortlisted for the Anthony Award '''''Probable Cause''''' *Editor’s Choice, New York Times, January 2007 ''Person of Interest'' *Publisher's Weekly Top 10 mystery of 2007