JA Christy is the pen-name of Jacqueline Ward, also the author of crime novel Random Acts of Unkindness, published in June 2016. SmartYellowTM was nominated for the prestigious Arthur C Clarke Award in 2016. Jacqueline has worked with victims of domestic violence and families of missing people and has received an MBE for services to vulnerable people. Trained as a psychologist, Jacqueline undertook a doctorate that looked at how storytelling impacts on the way that people construct their identity. She is also the author of ‘Health, Identity and Women’ published by Palgrave MacMillan.

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