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Wheaton College, Norton MA (French Lit Major, Minor in Spanish & squeezed in Russian)
Sorbonne, Jr. Year in Paris
Exchange student in the Soviet Union, where I got arrested for spreading anti-Soviet propaganda - ha! Caught with friends laughing at their pea-green-colored drinking water; that was the offense; four of us arrested. Let go after a day, guess they decided we weren't worth an international incident. Then weeks later I landed in a Soviet hospital because I fell down a ravine during a hike in the Caucasus mountains near Sochi. It wasn't bad. Docs in Sochi were nice...

Former writer at Newsweek Magazine. Author of the 6-book EMBRYO medical thriller series; the 4-book Detective Kerri Blasco Police/Psychological Thrillers FEAR DREAMS, HE

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GIRL WATCHING YOUGa-a, very nervous...just put up my new psychological thriller GIRL WATCHING YOU, on Pre-order, launches 6/27! **A young woman, obsessed by a man she considers a predator, climbs a fire escape and thinks she sees a murder.**
Universal link: http://getbook.at/GirlWatchingYou Can't wait for you to read it!! xx
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Published on June 02, 2019 11:08 Tags: crime, murder, mystery, psychological-thriller, romantic-suspense, suspense, thriller
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Valliya Rennell Hi J.A.! Thanks for sending me a friend request! I am really looking forward to reading "What You've Done". Sounds really interesting!

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J.A. Schneider Serena wrote: "Great to connect with you on GR! Have a good one!"

Hi Serena - ditto, ditto!! I just went to your Facebook page to like it. It's beautiful!! :)

Serena Great to connect with you on GR! Have a good one!

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J.A. Schneider Dillon wrote: "J.A., thanx for accepting my friend request :)"

Hi Dillon, I'm happy to be your friend! I see you love suspense and thrillers too!! :-)

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J.A. Schneider Carolyn wrote: "Hi J.A, thanks for the friend request. Your new book FEAR DREAMS sounds great!"

Hi Carolyn, thank you, I'm excited! Are you on Facebook? Here's me, come say hi! :-)) https://www.facebook.com/joyce.schnei...

Carolyn Hi J.A, thanks for the friend request. Your new book FEAR DREAMS sounds great!

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Dale Thele J.A., thanx for accepting my friend request :)

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