Illustration by Plunderpuss

Jessica Laine writes contemporary crime fiction with a Latin twist. Her work has been published in Literary Mama, Women’s Memoir, and The Norwegian American. Her short story, “Safe Harbor,” is featured in the mystery anthology, Cooked to Death. Jessica is the winner of the 2017 Sisters in Crime Eleanor Taylor Bland award and the 2016 Mystery Writers of America-Midwest Hugh Holton award.

Thanks to Edina Magazine for publishing my interview in their March 2018 issue:




I attended Bouchercon 2017.  Read about my experience here.

*Coming in early 2019*

My short story, “Lust to Love,” will be in MURDER-A-GO-GO’S, a mystery anthology to be published by Edgar-nominated Down & Out Books in 2019.

Read my short story, “Lily of the Valley,” in The Norwegian American.