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Sandra Kay Schlager

Born: 1951, in Effingham, IL
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: 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.

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


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Mystery

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

  Ripple impact /
ISBN: 9781724196972 OCLC: 1060572575

Story of greed, deceit and murder involving the Sonnet family. With the help of his friends, Luke uncovers the extent of the fraud, and decides to eliminate the threat once and for all.