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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Sandra Kay Schlager  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Mystery

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1951, in Effingham, IL

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Illinois Connection

Schlager was born in Effingham where she attended Sacred Heart Grade School and Effingham High School. Her book, Ripple Impact is set in Southern Illinois around Carterville. She based a section of the book around the Effingham Hospital Fire.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sandra Schlager attended St. John's Hospital School of Nursing in Springfield, Illinois and the University of Illinois Springfield.

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Titles At Your Library

Ripple Impact
ISBN: 1724196979

Independently published. 2018

Janet, Peter, and Luke – three generations of the Sonnet family – are impacted by greed, deceit and murder. Janet, the grandmother, is pressured to sign documents related to her deceased husband’s business and survives the first attempt on her life. Peter, her son, and his wife suffer an accident following a meeting with the business partner. This leaves Luke, their son, to follow up after he learns about the deceit and murders. With the help of friends, Luke discovers the extent of the business fraud and undergoes several attempts on his life before identifying the responsible persons. Luke decides to takes steps to eliminate the threat to himself, his fiancé, and friends.

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