Laura Oles isn’t quite sure where she’s from. As an Air Force kid, she started school in the Philippines and ended up Texas, attending a different school almost every year in between.
Laura spent two decades as a photo industry journalist covering technology and trends. 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, including MURDER ON WHEELS, which won the Silver Falchion Award in 2016. Her short story, “Island Time,” is included in Malice Domestic’s Mystery Most Geographical anthology.
Her debut mystery, DAUGHTERS OF BAD MEN, is an Agatha nominee for Best First Novel and a Claymore Award finalist. It was also chosen as a Killer Nashville Readers Choice nominee. Laura 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.
She lives in the Texas Hill Country with her husband and three children.