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Joyce Stranger (1921–2007)

Author of The Running Foxes

Includes the names: Stranger Joyce

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The Running Foxes 51 copies, 2 reviews
Breed of Giants 47 copies, 2 reviews
Kym 32 copies, 2 reviews
Rex 27 copies, 1 review
A Walk in the Dark 22 copies, 2 reviews
Lakeland Vet 22 copies, 1 review
Flash 18 copies
Zara 18 copies
Never Count Apples 14 copies, 1 review
Jason, Nobody's Dog 14 copies, 1 review
One for Sorrow 12 copies
Two's Company 12 copies, 1 review
Chia the Wildcat 11 copies, 1 review
Paddy Joe 10 copies
Vet on Call 9 copies, 1 review
Marooned! 9 copies
Bran's Secret 9 copies
The Stallion 8 copies
Three's a Pack 8 copies, 1 review
The Secret of Hunter's Keep 7 copies, 1 review
Vet Riding High 7 copies, 1 review
No More Horses 6 copies, 2 reviews
A Guiding Star 5 copies, 1 review
Animal Park 5 copies
Liam's Secret 5 copies
Dial V.E.T. 4 copies, 1 review
The Runaway 4 copies
Two For Joy 3 copies, 1 review
Josse 3 copies
Bernie, sein bester Freund 2 copies, 1 review
Double or Quit 2 copies, 1 review
Dog Days 2 copies, 1 review
A Dog in a Million 2 copies, 1 review
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Joyce Stranger was the pen name of Joyce Muriel Wilson. She was brought up in an area she described as on "the borderline between town and country," with "so many birds it was impossible to sleep through the dawn chorus." Her family spent holidays in the British countryside, where she avidly watched wildlife. She began writing about animals and published her first article in 1949. Her first book, The Running Foxes (1965), was a great success, and was followed by her first horse title, Breed of Giants (1967). Over the years, she published some 70 books, including two children’s pony books and eight horse stories aimed at adults. She also wrote Stranger than Fiction, a fictionalized account of the life of Elspeth Bryce Smith, a Welsh girl paralyzed by polio who eventually recovered enough to ride as a jockey, disguised as a man. In her later years, she worked as a dog behaviorist and trainer for obedience shows.

List of her books here: https://www.fantasticfiction.com/s/joyce-stranger/
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