AINSWORTH, Patricia. (Patricia Nina Bigg). Australian, b. 1932. Genres: Romance/Historical. Career: Secretary, 1948-55; Full-time writer since 1967. Publications: The Flickering Candle, 1968; The Candle Rekindled, 1969; Steady Burns the Candle, 1970; The Devil's Hole, 1970; Portrait in Gold, 1971; A String of Silver Beads, 1972; The Bridal Lamp, 1975; The Enchanted Cup, 1980.