Louise Bates is the pen name of author E.L. Bates. As Louise Bates, she writes historical mysteries. (E.L. Bates is for her fantasy and science fiction stories, in particular her Whitney & Davies series which blends magic with historical mystery--the best of both worlds.) When not juggling her two separate writing personas, Louise works as a freelance editor. You can find out more about her by visiting her website at www.stardancepress.com.