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Theresa Schwegel

Biography

Theresa Schwegel

Theresa Schwegel is a Loyola University graduate and the recipient of an MFA in screenwriting at Chapman University. Her debut novel, OFFICER DOWN, won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel and was short-listed for the Anthony Award. In 2008, she received the 21st Century Award from the Chicago Public Library Foundation. She lives in Chicago.

Books by Theresa Schwegel

by Theresa Schwegel - Fiction, Mystery

When Officer Pete Murphy’s 11-year-old son, Joel, and police dog Butchie follow Joel’s older sister, McKenna, to a neighborhood bully’s party, illegal activity kicks the dog's police training into overdrive. Soon the duo are on the run, navigating the streets of Chicago as they try to stay one step ahead of the bad guys --- bad guys who may have a very personal interest in getting some payback on Pete.