A dual-narrative suspense novel about a recent divorcee housesitting in a wealthy beach town who becomes obsessed with the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl there decades before—but the truth might not be the most shocking part of all. Part electric coming-of-age story and part breathtaking mystery, One Night Gone is an atmospheric novel about power, privilege, and sisterhood from Agatha Award-winner Tara Laskowski. One sultry summer, Maureen Haddaway arrives in the wealthy town of Opal Beach to start her life anew—to achieve her destiny. There, she finds herself lured by the promise of friendship, love, starry skies, and wild parties. But Maureen’s new life just might be too good…
Six friends trapped by one dark secret. It was supposed to be our last weekend away as friends, before marriage and respectability beckoned. But what happened that Saturday changed everything. In the middle of the night, someone died. The six of us promised each other we would not tell anyone about the body we buried. But now the pact has been broken. And the killing has started again... Who knows what we did? And what price will we pay?