Laine Crosby is a writer, speaker, medium, mom, marketing professor, and the author of two books, including the New York Times and #1 Amazon bestseller, Investigative Medium - the Awakening, about her own true story, moving to a Maryland plantation and awakening 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 is also a proud Southerner. She grew up cataloging and cleaning cemeteries while helping her father do genealogical research, and she grew older, she focused on her education and a career in marketing and public relations spanning two decades, until finding herself suddenly psychic.
Laine now works with law enforcement, forensic scientists, detectives, missing persons networks, historians, and archaeologists to find out what history has not revealed. She has been seen on the Mysterious Journeys Series on the Travel Channel, and My Ghost Story on the Biography 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 a true crime anthology by Detective Lee Loftlan, as well as Historian Mark Nesbitt’s last six titles, and other books and blogs by authors including Forensic Psychologist, Dr. Katherine Ramsland.
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 for major corporations and start-up companies including The Weather Channel, Wachovia, Coca-Cola, and Georgia Tech’s Advance 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 shelter publications.
Laine lives Derwood, Maryland with her husband Chris, teenage twins Annie and Caleb, and Jack Russell Terrier, Pete.