“You never fail until you stop trying.”

-Albert Einstein

Dust Off Years of

Drama, Trauma & Tears

And Discover the Power of Perseverance

Lisa Kaye Rayner is a lifelong creative thinker who wrote her first poem at seven, her first manuscript at 21, and her first suicide note at 50. She has been writing with all her heart and soul ever since.

After a failed suicide attempt, the always fashionable Lisa Kaye Rayner finds herself in the not-so-chic office of a psychiatrist, where she will be forced to uncover the secrets she has kept for years from her picture perfect Southern Baptist mother...a serious Southern Gothic story wrapped in a dry-wit package. It’s not your mother’s fairytale…

Lisa Kaye Rayner is a lifelong creative thinker who wrote her first poem at seven, her first manuscript at 21, and her first suicide note at 50. She has been writing with all her heart and soul ever since.

After a failed suicide attempt, the always fashionable Lisa Kaye Rayner finds herself in the not-so-chic office of a psychiatrist, where she will be forced to uncover the secrets she has kept for years from her picture perfect Southern Baptist mother...a serious Southern Gothic story wrapped in a dry-wit package. It’s not your mother’s fairytale…

Meet Lisa Kaye Rayner

“LEOPARD IS A NEUTRAL” LRK

Lisa Kaye Rayner is a lifelong creative thinker who wrote her first poem at the age of seven, her first manuscript at 21, and her first suicide note at 50. Her latest work is "Shelf Life of A Trophy Wife."

A native of Atlanta, Lisa is the mother of two daughters, Grand-Mere to one; a UGA Grady College of Journalism graduate who makes her home in Athens, GA with her Manola Blaniks, Jimmy Choos, and Brian Atwoods, as well as many fashionable friends.

In 2010, Lisa received the Woman of the Year award from Chayil, a foundation dedicated to helping battered women navigate life after leaving.

She is a PR Pro who specializes in writing, planning, marketing, branding, and producing major events and strategic promotions. A publicist at heart, she still navigates the journalism arena within the Social Media realm.

Active in the Community

A strong believer in giving back to the community, Lisa consults with non-profit organizations for their event and sponsorship needs and has produced charity fashion shows, balls, events, luncheons, and parties for the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, battered women’s shelters, children’s shelters, environmental groups, educational endeavors, and ASPCA, among many others.

She’s also a past and present member of several charity organizations, all the while supporting her many friends in their foundations and charities, such as the Atlanta Ballet, Atlanta Opera, Meals on Wheels, JDRF, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Jeffrey Fashion Cares, Mothers & Others for Clean Air, and the Captain Planet Foundation.

Producing Major Shows and Events

Previously, Lisa served as the PR/branding partner with E+L Communications/Design firm and was a partner with BOLD Entertainment, producing shows for Turner Original Productions and NYC based clients.

Samples of her noteworthy events include the 50th Anniversary Celebration of “GONE WITH THE WIND” for Turner Broadcasting, the brand launch of shoe guru FUMU ROI, and the major film party “Back to the Garden” for the Woodstock Film Festival.

Lisa was instrumental in establishing the Enlightenment Luncheon series with Laura Turner Seydel and Stephanie Blank to raise awareness about children’s environmental health issues, and serves as vice-chair and board member of Mothers & Others for Clean Air.

In her previous life, Lisa was a PR pro who specialized in writing, planning, marketing, branding, and producing events and strategic promotions. She has created marketing/media promotions and special events in Atlanta, New York, and LA. A Telly Award-winning producer/writer/director, she now serves as a publicist, working with luxury clients in the fields of finance and fashion, hospitality and health, restaurants and renegades, as well as attorneys and Artificial Intelligence.

In 2010, Lisa received the Woman of the Year award from Chayil, a foundation dedicated to helping battered women navigate life after leaving.

Shelf Life Of A Trophy Wife

Are you ready for a story that will keep you hooked from beginning to end? "Shelf Life of A Trophy Wife" is the perfect book for any woman who's ever had to keep secrets. Whether you're dealing with the scars of a difficult childhood or the pressures of living in high society, you'll find something to relate to in Lisa Kaye Rayner's journey. So why not pour yourself a glass of champagne, sit back, and get lost in this captivating story?

Meet Lisa Kaye Rayner

“LEOPARD IS A NEUTRAL” LRK

Lisa Kaye Rayner is a lifelong creative thinker who wrote her first poem at the age of seven, her first manuscript at 21, and her first suicide note at 50. Her latest work is "Shelf Life of A Trophy Wife."

A native of Atlanta, Lisa is the mother of two daughters, Grand-Mere to one; a UGA Grady College of Journalism graduate who makes her home in Athens, GA with her Manola Blaniks, Jimmy Choos, and Brian Atwoods, as well as many fashionable friends.

In 2010, Lisa received the Woman of the Year award from Chayil, a foundation dedicated to helping battered women navigate life after leaving.
She is a PR Pro who specializes in writing, planning, marketing, branding, and producing major events and strategic promotions. A publicist at heart, she still navigates the journalism arena within the Social Media realm.

Active in the Community

A strong believer in giving back to the community, Lisa consults with non-profit organizations for their event and sponsorship needs and has produced charity fashion shows, balls, events, luncheons, and parties for the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, battered women’s shelters, children’s shelters, environmental groups, educational endeavors, and ASPCA, among many others.

She’s also a past and present member of several charity organizations, all the while supporting her many friends in their foundations and charities, such as the Atlanta Ballet, Atlanta Opera, Meals on Wheels, JDRF, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Jeffrey Fashion Cares, Mothers & Others for Clean Air, and the Captain Planet Foundation.

Producing Major Shows and Events

Previously, Lisa served as the PR/branding partner with E+L Communications/Design firm and was a partner with BOLD Entertainment, producing shows for Turner Original Productions and NYC based clients.

Samples of her noteworthy events include the 50th Anniversary Celebration of “GONE WITH THE WIND” for Turner Broadcasting, the brand launch of shoe guru FUMU ROI, and the major film party “Back to the Garden” for the Woodstock Film Festival.

Lisa was instrumental in establishing the Enlightenment Luncheon series with Laura Turner Seydel and Stephanie Blank to raise awareness about children’s environmental health issues, and serves as vice-chair and board member of Mothers & Others for Clean Air.

In her previous life, Lisa was a PR pro who specialized in writing, planning, marketing, branding, and producing events and strategic promotions. She has created marketing/media promotions and special events in Atlanta, New York, and LA. A Telly Award-winning producer/writer/director, she now serves as a publicist, working with luxury clients in the fields of finance and fashion, hospitality and health, restaurants and renegades, as well as attorneys and Artificial Intelligence.

In 2010, Lisa received the Woman of the Year award from Chayil, a foundation dedicated to helping battered women navigate life after leaving.

Shelf Life Of A Trophy Wife

Are you ready for a story that will keep you hooked from beginning to end? "Shelf Life of A Trophy Wife" is the perfect book for any woman who's ever had to keep secrets. Whether you're dealing with the scars of a difficult childhood or the pressures of living in high society, you'll find something to relate to in Lisa Kaye Rayner's journey. So why not pour yourself a glass of champagne, sit back, and get lost in this captivating story?

“Shelf Life of A Trophy Wife" touched my soul in more ways than one. Impossible to put down, it's an easy read that unveils underlying issues that many women in today's society are scared to disclose. From child abuse to suicide to sipping champagne with billionaires, it strikes every nerve in the best way. It's relatable, it's brilliant, it's an absolute must read.”

  • - Melissa Stanforth ~ Casting Director

“Shelf Life of A Trophy Wife" touched my soul in more ways than one. Impossible to put down, it's an easy read that unveils underlying issues that many women in today's society are scared to disclose. From child abuse to suicide to sipping champagne with billionaires, it strikes every nerve in the best way. It's relatable, it's brilliant, it's an absolute must read.”

- Melissa Stanforth ~Casting Director

LISA KAYE RAYNER ON BEING A SOUTHERN WOMAN AND TROPHY WIFE

Growing up in Jonesboro, Ga., Lisa Kaye Rayner’s dad worked for Delta Airlines. She and her two sisters were being groomed to be the perfect Southern women. Their mother would dress them up in their Sunday best and fly all over the country. “My mother was a stewardess, but you couldn’t be a stewardess and be married.” So her mom had to quit her job. “It was a different time,” says Lisa.

LISA KAYE RAYNER ON BEING A SOUTHERN WOMAN AND TROPHY WIFE

Growing up in Jonesboro, Ga., Lisa Rayner’s dad worked for Delta Airlines. She and her two sisters were being groomed to be the perfect Southern women. Their mother would dress them up in their Sunday best and fly all over the country. “My mother was a stewardess, but you couldn’t be a stewardess and be married.” So her mom had to quit her job. “It was a different time,” says Lisa.

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