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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Allie Pleiter  

Pen Name: Allie Shaw (in 2000 & 2001)


Born: 1962 in Darien, CT


Illinois Connection

Pleiter lives has a BS in Speech from Northwestern University in Evanston and currently resides in Villa Park.

Biographical and Professional Information

Allie Pleiter writes both fiction and non-fiction and is known for her inspirational romances. When she’s not writing, she’s knitting. Click [ here] to connect to her knitting blog. Originating from Connecticut, Pleiter moved to the midwest to attend Northwestern University, and currently lives outside Chicago.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- '''''A Heart to Heal''''' *Reviewer's Choice Award, RT Book Reviews, 2014