B i o g r a p h y
Laine is an Investigative Medium, writer, speaker, mom, and author of two books including the New York Times Bestseller and Amazon #1 Bestseller, Investigative Medium––the Awakening, about her own true story. Laine moved to a Maryland plantation and awakened suddenly psychic, talking to the spirit of a slave buried in her yard.
As the daughter of Atlanta Civil War Author/Historian, C.P. Crosby, Laine grew up cataloguing and cleaning cemeteries while helping her father do genealogical research. As Laine grew older, she focused on her education and a career in marketing and public relations spanning two decades, until finding herself suddenly psychic, living on an 18th-century plantation.
Laine developed a love of history and writing early in life. Laine now works with law enforcement, forensic scientists, detectives, missing persons networks, historians, and archaeologists to find out what history has not revealed.
Laine is currently on Ghost Brothers: Haunted Households and has been seen on Mysterious Journeys on the Travel Channel, and My Ghost Story Caught on Camera on the Biography Channel, FYI, and Travel Channel. She has been featured in The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and numerous other local and national papers, radio shows, news and local television segments. Her work has also been featured in books by Historians Dennis Hocker and Mark Nesbitt, a true-crime anthology by Detective Lee Loftlan, and other works by authors including Forensic Psychologist, Dr. Katherine Ramsland. Laine also consults with production companies developing paranormal shows for national cable television networks.
Laine began her professional writing career at the age of sixteen as a student editor for an Atlanta monthly, before earning an Economics degree at Agnes Scott College, an MBA from Georgia State University, and then completing additional graduate business studies at Georgia Tech, the University of London, and the University of Tours. Her corporate career spanned two decades in the capacity of director/vice president, building businesses, positioning brands, and launching products and programs for major corporations and start-up companies including The Weather Channel, Wachovia, Coca-Cola, and Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center. Laine has also worked as a corporate and freelance writer, developing advertising and public relations campaigns, corporate marketing materials, and writing for business and women’s publications. She is currently the editor of a national magazine, headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Laine lives Derwood, Maryland with her husband, twins, and Jack Russell Terrier, Pete.