E.L. Bates


Louise Bates Ayers (who publishes lighthearted historical fantasy as E L Bates; contemporary fiction as Louise Bates Ayers; and historical fiction as Louise Ayers) has been writing since she was old enough to hold a pencil and scrap paper. The technology might be a little more sophisticated these days, but her love for stories has only grown deeper.

When she is not writing, Louise is raising her two children, reading, quilting, or trying to capture that elusive beast named Sleep.

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From the Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,010. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Riss wakes up on a spaceship 500 years in the future, she is naturally taken aback. Before long, she starts to make friends and even feel she's a part of the crew, putting the loneliness of her former life behind her. But how did she get there? Can she get back? And what will she do when the safety of the entire crew rests on her shoulders? Is she ready to shed the shadows of her past?
Magic Most Deadly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Magic, mystery, and murder combine in this debut novel from author E.L. Bates. New magician Maia Whitney and Magic Intelligence Agent Len Davies must put aside their personality conflicts to work together to unravel a web of lies and treachery before magic is revealed to the world and all magicians everywhere are endangered.

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