|Full name||Esme Laverne|
|Cause of death||Burning|
|Residence||Cobblestone Village, U.S.|
|Family||Yahatu Goddess (mother) †|
Unnamed adoptive daughter
Autumn Crimson (adopted daughter)
|Partner(s)||Ben Dover (boyfriend)|
|Affiliation(s)||The Divine Purpose (formerly)|
|Appears in||Criminal Case Secrets of Yahatu|
|First appeared||Case #16: A Storm in a Teapot (s2)|
Esme Laverne was a suspect in the murder investigations of aspiring writer Ansley Vergotti in A Storm in a Teapot (Case #16 of Secrets of Yahatu) and interviewer Tamat Loren in Come to Blows (Case #18 of Secrets of Yahatu). In Crash the Party (Case #19 of Secrets of Yahatu), she was exposed to be the kidnapper of seven different people and the evil force controlling the Cobblestone Village before getting murdered in Dark Magic and a Twisted Fate (Case #20 of Secrets of Yahatu).
Esme was a sorceress with black eyes and long wavy hair in a split dye, blonde on the left and black on the right. Esme was seen wearing a green gown with black mesh accents. She also wore a wooden necklace with a hollow circle at the center, along with black lipstick and nail polish.
In her second suspect appearance, she had a band-aid on her neck.