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Ashleigh loves to go to conventions and hobnob with whatever celebrities they can get their picture taken with. Their particular faves are Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki from Supernatural.

Lisa was in the 100th episode of Angel. She played one of the dead nuns (the one with her eyes open) lying on the floor.

Ashleigh was the creative writing team in a major Alternate Reality Game for Warner Brothers Studios. We could tell you what movie, but then we'd get in trouble.

Lisa polished Thor's helmet (for the Thor movie) and installed the eyes in THE costume for the Amazing Spider-Man.

Jen was a production assistant on Hellraiser: Inferno. 

Lisa was directed by Clint Eastwood in Changeling with Angelina Jolie.

Ashleigh collects in-person autographs personalized to Ashleigh Raine rather than either Lisa or Jen.

Lisa is a member of the West Coast T.A.P.S. team. Yes, she's a Ghost Hunter. No, she's not on the show.

Jen grew up in a haunted house and has lots of interesting true ghost stories from that time.

Lisa is the founder of Twilight's Fancy and makes the jewelry referenced in Ashleigh Raine's books.

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All About Ashleigh Raine

Sometimes two people meet, become good friends, and share a lot in common. When you’re really lucky, you meet someone who understands you, who thinks like you, can finish your sentences and together, the both of you can create whole new worlds.

Ashleigh Raine is a multi-published, award-winning writing team made up of lifelong friends, Jennifer and Lisa. Living in the Los Angeles area, they have both worked various jobs in the Entertainment industry including stagehand, script reader, feature film production assistant, precision driver, theatrical lighting designer, seat filler and background actor.

Whether it’s having tea in Santa Monica and spotting a favorite celebrity at the table next to us, or disappearing into the world of Talisman Bay and visiting with our characters, Lisa and Jen live life to the fullest. We hope you’ll join us on the ride.

Posts from Ashleigh

Books and a Paranormal Web Series

By On Aug 15 2013, 9:00 am

Jen: I don’t know what came first for us. Our love of Hollywood or our love of the paranormal.

Lisa: Actually, The Lost Boys came first, so it was both Hollywood and the paranormal at the same time.

Jen: It’s funny how it all goes back to The Lost Boys. Our love for that movie inspired so much for us. It really shouldn’t come as any surprise what we’re working on now then, since it mixes our two favorites loves. We’ve been writing paranormal romance and contemporary Hollywood-based romance since 2003, yet I still find myself wowed at least once a day by our newest endeavor. A year ago, who would’ve thought we’d be writing, creating and producing a romantic paranormal web series? Read more…

Besties are the Best All Around

By On Nov 21 2012, 8:00 am

This weekend, Lisa and I met our best friend Wendy at Disneyland, a great meeting point for the three of us, since Lisa and I live North of Los Angeles, and Wendy lives in San Diego. Over dinner, as we were toasting being together, we realized we were celebrating a milestone—twenty-five years of friendship. This [...]

Life’s an Adventure!

By On Jun 15 2012, 2:00 am

At least a few times every year we (Jen and Lisa, both halves of Ashleigh Raine) seek out adventures. Sometimes, they’re as small as a day trip to the beach and sometimes, well, they’re a little bigger. Case in point, our most recent sojourn. We hope you enjoy the photos as much as we enjoy [...]

From Reality to Fantasy

By On Jan 6 2012, 1:31 am

Jen: One of the most popular questions any author is asked is “where do you get your ideas?” For our Hollywood Heat series: Acting on Impulse, Driven to Distraction and the soon-to-be-released Starstruck, some of our real-life Hollywood experiences have become fictional fodder.

Lisa: Because I have worked for years in the entertainment industry, I’ve had quite a few adventures, mostly as an extra. I’ve played an alien, a recovering nymphomaniac, a few hookers, a dead nun and quite a few pedestrians. One said pedestrian experience was on a better-left-forgotten Christmas movie with Ben Affleck. Myself and another extra walked behind him as he argued with a co-star. Well, in one of the takes, he gestured by throwing his arm out…and nearly clotheslined me. He had no idea we were coming up behind him. I was able to duck and sort of swish around his outstretched hand. Of course, since it was a close call, I told Jen about it and we agreed it might be fun to put that in a book somewhere.

Here Comes Summer Time!

By On May 26 2010, 7:00 am

Jen: Today is my son’s last day of school. He’s been counting down the days for the last two months, and every day on the way to school he’s shouted loud and clear just how many days he had remaining. For me, today comes with mixed emotions. I’ve got multiple deadlines piling up, lots of [...]

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