Laura Oles

Laura spent two decades as a photo industry journalist covering technology and trends before turning to crime fiction. She has been widely published in numerous photography magazines and served as a columnist for several publications.

Laura’s short stories have appeared in several anthologies. Her debut mystery, DAUGHTERS OF BAD MEN, was an Agatha nominee for Best First Novel and a Claymore Award finalist. It was also chosen as a Killer Nashville Readers’ Choice nominee; she is also a Writers’ League of Texas Award Finalist. She is a member of Austin Mystery Writers, Sisters in Crime and Writers’ League of Texas.

Laura lives in the Texas Hill Country with her family. She loves a good read, a good road trip and any excuse to be outside. She also enjoys connecting with other readers, so if there’s a book or author you’re loving right now, please let her know!