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Individual Author Record

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Name:  Maureen Tan  

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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.


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Titles At Your Library

A.K.A. Jane
ISBN: 0446606677

Grand Central Publishing. 1999

Plagued by memories of her lover's murder, burnt-out MI5 operative Jane Nichols moves to Savannah, Georgia, and devotes herself to writing hard-boiled private eye novels, however, amongst Savannah's historic houses is an enemy from her past.

A Perfect Cover (Bombshell)
ISBN: 0373513232

Silhouette. 2004

Lacie Reed was the best agent to send to the Big Easy to catch a serial killer. Not just because of her stellar track record, but because the undercover operative looked exactly like the kind of woman this murderer might go for. Lacie was more than ready to play the mouse, knowing she had a big cat to catch. But once she infiltrated the small New Orleans community, befriending the very people she was trying to protect, the stakes got higher. Lacie began taking risks so big that Detective Anthony Beauprix wondered if he had hired the wrong girl for this gruesome case. Good thing Lacie always got her man. And if the sexy detective didn't watch himself, she'd get him, too....

Too Close To Home (Silhouette Bombshell)
ISBN: 0373514220

Silhouette. 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.

Today, Brooke is a small-town cop, sworn to uphold the law and uncover the truth. Until her latest investigation unearths another long-buried secret: a dead body. And then others. A virtual killing field. As she delves into these murders, Brooke discovers more than she bargained for--that every secret she's ever kept was based on a lie....


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