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Joyce T. Strand

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Williamsport, PA, The United States
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Joyce Strand, much like her fictional character Jillian Hillcrest, served as head of corporate communications at several biotech and high-tech companies in Silicon Valley for more than 25 years. Unlike Jillian, however, she did not encounter murder in her career. She focused on writing articles and press releases and delivering presentations to publicize her companies. Joyce received her Ph.D. from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. and her B.A. from Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

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Serena Great to connect with you!


Nicola McDonagh Hi Joyce,
Hope you are well.
Just thought you might like to know that my book 'Echoes from the Lost ones' is free to download from any kindle store until Sunday, if you want to read it.

Kind regards,
Nikki


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Karen Malena Hi Joyce, and thank you for accepting the friend request!


Bookgeek_zah Hallo Joyce! How r u? I really enjoyed reading ur book, it was exquisite :D


Olivia Martinez If you'd like to know a litle more about your favorite author, check out her interview at http://www.olivia-m-martinez.blogspot...


Graeme Stokes Hi Joyce, Thank you for your kind friendship.


Savannah Joyce, thank you for the friendship.


Bridget Bowers Thanks for the friend's request, Joyce.


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