Johannah Davies (JD) Spero’s writing career took off when her first release, Catcher’s Keeper, was a finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award in 2013. Since then, she’s found similar success with her young adult fantasy Forte series, winning recognition from National Indie Excellence Award (2014, 2016), Adirondack Literary Award (2015). Her newest release, Boy on Hold, was a winner in the 2020 Book Excellence Award and a 2020 IPPY Gold winner for Best Mystery/Thriller ebook. Look for its sequel Boy Released to launch in August 2021.
Her first attempt at a novel, titled Giddy-Up Start-Up, was inspired by her experience starting her own web design company during the dot-com boom of the late 90s. Since then, she's worked as a high school English teacher and yoga instructor. Her favorite job, though, is being mom to three awesome boys. Having lived in various cities from St. Petersburg (Russia) to Boston, she’s settled with her family in Lake George, New York, where she was born and raised.