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JoAnn Smith Ainsworth experienced food ration books, Victory Gardens, and black-out sirens as a child. These WWII memories help her create vivid descriptions of time and place in this award-winning paranormal suspense series wherein the U.S. government recruits psychics to hunt down Nazi spies. Ms. Ainsworth has B.A. and M.A.T. degrees in English and completed M.B.A. studies. For more information, visit

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Crystal ball reader Isadora Turgenev wants to prove she’s up to the responsibility of keeping Philadelphia staff safe from occult attacks while her supervisor is out of town, but can she keep a Nazi spy from consuming the facility and all who live in it in paranormally induced flames?


I write stories for readers who enjoy gripping suspense in authentic historical settings, with WWII spies inserted into an atmosphere of other-worldly experiences, and told in the style of an Agatha Christy cozy but at the pace of a thriller.