compelling stories

memorable characters

andean settings

For release September 2022 – THREADS

Book Cover-Threads

Contemporary, character-driven novels | Upmarket fiction with multiple narratives

Unfolding through multiple narratives, with characters that take you on journeys across lesser-known climes…

“She turned to watch the ore train snake its way down the scar that scratched a spiral path around the steep back of the Andes. It had just wound its way to the base of the closest mountain when her attention was captured by a red convertible Bel Air that pulled up and lurched to a halt in front of the house across the street. ”

– Excerpt from SOUTH OF CENTRE –

Quirky characters fill the pages of fast-moving plots, traveling twisted paths that finally converge at unexpected endings.

“Growing up, he was unlucky no matter what. His life was plagued by mishaps and complications of mishaps that never seemed to completely unravel, one thing constantly becoming knotted up in a remnant of something else until it became a way of life.”

– Excerpt from SOUTH OF CENTRE –

“Siete Pelos was baptised Omar Marco Lopez-Parra but most people forgot his true name upon the launch of his new hair style, which he invented to cover up premature hair loss when he was only 23 years old. ”

– Excerpt from HARD BED HOTEL –

Sprinkled with magic realism and humor, Edie’s novels include underlying social and cultural commentary that gives pause for thought. The novels are excellent book club choices.

“Justice. Has that been mentioned? Certainly, we all hope it is meted out fairly. But it, too, is relative and of course, depends on the judge. We all hope the good guy will win and we all know who the good guy is.”

– Excerpt from THREADS –

“They were like two spirits captured in a wave beyond time. Clorinda studied them both. He seemed to have forgotten about her in the presence of the mermaid. ”

– Excerpt from SOUTH OF CENTRE –

Contemporary, character-driven novels | Upmarket fiction with multiple narratives

Unfolding through multiple narratives, with characters that take you on journeys across lesser-known climes…

“She turned to watch the ore train snake its way down the scar that scratched a spiral path around the steep back of the Andes. It had just wound its way to the base of the closest mountain when her attention was captured by a red convertible Bel Air that pulled up and lurched to a halt in front of the house across the street. ”

– Excerpt from SOUTH OF CENTRE –

Quirky characters fill the pages of fast-moving plots, traveling twisted paths that finally converge at unexpected endings. >>

“Growing up, he was unlucky no matter what. His life was plagued by mishaps and complications of mishaps that never seemed to completely unravel, one thing constantly becoming knotted up in a remnant of something else until it became a way of life.”

– Excerpt from SOUTH OF CENTRE –

“Siete Pelos was baptised Omar Marco Lopez-Parra but most people forgot his true name upon the launch of his new hair style, which he invented to cover up premature hair loss when he was only 23 years old. ”

– Excerpt from HARD BED HOTEL –

Sprinkled with magic realism and humor, Edie’s novels include underlying social and cultural commentary that gives pause for thought. The novels are excellent book club choices. >>

“Justice. Has that been mentioned? Certainly, we all hope it is meted out fairly. But it, too, is relative and of course, depends on the judge. We all hope the good guy will win and we all know who the good guy is.”
– Excerpt from THREADS –

“They were like two spirits captured in a wave beyond time. Clorinda studied them both. He seemed to have forgotten about her in the presence of the mermaid. ”
– Excerpt from SOUTH OF CENTRE –

Free samples are available from each of the book pages.

Books by Edie Ayala

South of Centre

Book Cover South of Centre

The true relationship between an eccentric young woman and a worldly gentleman who returns home to die is a mystery until the end.

South of Centre is a family saga that begins and ends on a narrow ledge that’s trapped between the Chilean Pacific and the towering Andes.

Available April 30, 2022

Hard Bed Hotel

Book Cover-Hard Bed Hotel

A head-over-heels cemetery caretaker tries to seduce a washed-up Latino rockstar who has set up digs in a forgotten mausoluem.

Hard Bed Hotel is a funny, twisted love story that trips through the patios and paths of Santiago de Chile’s General Cemetery, where, as it turns out, nothing is as it seems.

Available April 30, 2022

Threads

Book Cover-Threads

What happens when one woman has an extraordinary gift, another woman desperately needs one and the man in the middle is indifferent?

Sprinkled with humor and magic realism, THREADS weaves through the cultural differences of two continents in search of solace, survival and answers.

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For release September 2022

South of Centre

Book Cover South of Centre

The story of an enigmatic relationship between a solitary, eccentric woman and a worldly gentleman who returns home to die.

A twisted family saga that begins and ends on a narrow ledge that’s trapped between the Chilean Pacific and the towering Andes.

Available April 30, 2022

Hard Bed Hotel

Book Cover-Hard Bed Hotel

A humorous story about love and deception in the cemetery.

Hard Bed Hotel is a funny, twisted love story that trips through the patios and paths of Santiago de Chile’s General Cemetery, where, as it turns out, nothing is as it seems.

Available April 30, 2022

Threads

Book Cover-Threads

A story of love, loss and recycling.

THREADS tells the story of a woman who has an extraordinary gift, a woman who needs one, and the man in the middle.

For release September 2022