Laura Elvebak sometimes feels she has led several lives, but throughout the years her passion for reading and writing has never faltered. Before the twenty-something years, she worked for lawyers and oil and gas executives. She held a variety of occupations, including working as waitress and even as a go-go dancer in the late sixties in Philadelphia. Born in North Dakota and raised in Los Angeles and San Francisco, she settled in Houston after living in parts of New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Florida. She is happily unmarried after six attempts with men who would make fascinating characters in books but didn’t succeed as husband material.

Elvebak studied writing at UCLA, USC, Rice University, and Beyond Baroque in Venice, California. After taking a directing class in Houston, she co-wrote, directed, and acted in a one-act play. She optioned three screenplays to a local production company and co-wrote a script for the 48 Hour Film Project. She is the author of the Niki Alexander Mysteries. She is a member of MWA, Sisters-In-Crime, The International Thriller Writers, and The Final Twist Writers and has a presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Good Reads, and Amazon Author Central.