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Tara Laskowski

Biography

Tara Laskowski

Tara Laskowski is the award-winning author of two short story collections, MODERN MANNERS FOR YOUR INNER DEMONS and BYSTANDERS, which The Guardian named a best book of 2017. She has had stories published in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine and Mid-American Review, among others, and is the editor of SmokeLong Quarterly. Tara earned a BA in English from Susquehanna University and an MFA from George Mason University and currently lives in Virginia. ONE NIGHT GONE is her first novel.

Tara Laskowski

Books by Tara Laskowski

by Tara Laskowski - Drama, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense

One sultry summer, Maureen Haddaway arrives in the wealthy town of Opal Beach to start her life anew --- to achieve her destiny. But Maureen’s new life just might be too good to be true, and before the summer is up, she vanishes. Decades later, when Allison Simpson is offered the opportunity to house-sit in Opal Beach during the off-season, it seems like the perfect chance to begin fresh after a messy divorce. But when she becomes drawn into the mysterious disappearance of a girl thirty years before, Allison realizes the gorgeous homes of Opal Beach hide dark secrets.