The Lacemaker’s Secret Giveaway!

How would you like to read my new Chloe Ellefson mystery, three weeks before it is officially released?

“In this heartfelt tale of labor and love, Ernst produces one of her most winning combinations of historical evocation and clever mystery.” —Kirkus Reviews

Lacemaker's Secret ARC-Giveaway

Publishers prepare Advance Review Copies (ARCs) in order to get some buzz going prior to publication. And I have five to give away.

The five winners will be randomly selected from all entries here and on my Facebook Author Page. Each will receive a signed and personalized paperback ARC—which I will send via priority mail.

Enter to win by leaving a comment below before 11:59 PM (Central US time), Thursday, September 13, 2018. One entry per person, please.

The winners’ names will be posted here the following day. Good luck!

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60 Responses to “The Lacemaker’s Secret Giveaway!”

  1. Agnes Says:

    Can’t wait to learn about the Belgium immigrants before any body
    Thank you for sharing

  2. Ellen Bogner Says:

    It would be great to read the book earlier as I am waiting patiently with great anticipation.

  3. Lois Scorgie Says:

    Another book, HURRAH. I’m excited to read about the Belgiums, bobbin lace making, more Wisconsin history and mystery!!!

  4. Cecilia Young Says:

    This story sounds very interesting and I would love to win a copy. Thank you.

  5. DB Says:

    Anxiosly awaiting the next installment….keep them coming….I adore this series!!

  6. Annie Says:

    So looking forward to reading the newest Chloe Ellefson book.

  7. Becky Moore Says:

    I’m especially excited to read this one because I’m live just outside Green Bay and know Heritage Hill well. I can’t wait to read this!

  8. Candy Kennedy Says:

    I would be so happy to preview your new book. I so enjoy this series very much.

  9. Teri Luna Says:

    Oohh an early copy would be great! Love these books!
    Teri

  10. Darlene Fossum-Martin Says:

    I can’t wait for this book to come out. One that I will save for my retirement in three months. I love the photo of Serephine. That photo tells so many things.

  11. Pat Murphy Says:

    I am looking forward to another of Kathleen’s great mystery stories

  12. sharon butera Says:

    Kathleen, In anticipation of The Lacemaker’s Secret I have been rereading all of the books in the series and am now on Mining For Justice. I enjoy many fiber arts but there is none that intrigues me more than the delicate and intricate work of lace. Can’t wait to catch up with Chloe and Roelke and learn more about the resilient women of my adopted state, Wisconsin.

  13. Diane Piedt Says:

    I love your books. Thank you for writing them.

  14. Karla Says:

    Have been looking forward to the reading what is in store for Chloe and Roelke next. Thanks for the chance to get a seek peek!

  15. Barb Says:

    I’d love to read the new book early. I’ve been going through a rough few weeks. Winning the book would be fabulous. I hope to attend one of your upcoming events.

  16. Carol Wehland Says:

    Once I discovered Cloe, I devoured all the books. Seems like forever since I last “spent time” with her. History/Mystery…can’t say which intrigues me the most.

  17. Carol Burger Says:

    Loved Mining for Justice & looking forward to reading another adventure with Chloe!
    A great series 🤗

  18. Bev Harris Says:

    Yes! Please! I check our library shelf and your section first to see if there is a new book when I visit!

  19. Judy Sheriff Says:

    I’m so eager to read the next installment. Hope I win!

  20. Janice Lorentz Says:

    Looking forward to reading another historical mystery.

  21. johnnabooks Says:

    I would love to read and review the ARC. Thank you for the chance!

  22. Janelle Pavlovec Says:

    I I am anxious to learn more about lace making which in itself is a mystery to me.

  23. Jane Says:

    Yes, yes, yes! I cannot wait to read this; I love this series. And while I don’t make Belgian lace, I do knit, lace included, and find all kinds of textile arts fascinating. Thanks for the opportunity.

  24. Karen Says:

    Every fall I look forward to another chapter in Chloe’s life. Took a course in settlement patterns of upper Midwest in college… these stories put life into the history. Looking forward to learning about lacemaking… hopefully soon!

  25. Katherine Says:

    I love lace. This should be an interesting one.

  26. richard Says:

    Can’t wait to read it

  27. Leah J. Says:

    I am very excited about your choice of Namur & Brussels WI because it is near my parent’s summer/retirement home which we enjoyed for 55 years. So I have visited this site and the Tornado Well and Heritage Hill. In doing our family genealogy I am amazed by the courage of the pioneers of Wisconsin. Your books are awesome and really bring our heritage to life.

  28. Carol Says:

    I love this series by the accomplished author Kathleen Ernst, and am eagerly awaiting the release of the new entry, The Lace Maker’s Secret!

  29. Roger Says:

    I really enjoy your books. They aren’t just for ladies. My wife and I have visited some of the sites after reading a book, and had a wonderful time on Rock Island. Keep ’em coming!

  30. Pat Malcolm Says:

    Thanks for giving away early copies! I’m a big fan and would love to win one!

  31. Allen Schroeder Says:

    I love the characters and meticulous attention to the historic details in your stories and I am looking forward to your latest book.

  32. KAREN ARNSDORF Says:

    Would love to win a copy of your new book.

  33. Ken & Mary Ellen Nelson Says:

    Great! Have all of Chloe’s adventures. Looking forward to this one too. It’s been awhile since the Civil War Book Club! All the best.

  34. Lindsey Hulstrom Says:

    Congratulations, Kathleen! Enjoyed the tour at Pendarvis. Will you have another tour from Chloe’s new mystery?

  35. Sharon Daly Says:

    History mysteries are the best! Congrats on another new book that will join the ranks of your previous novels.

  36. holdenj Says:

    I would love to be entered! I am looking forward to another good Chloe story, interesting about the Belgians, lace and Wisc!
    JHolden955(at) gmail(dot) com

  37. Sue Hager Says:

    Can’t wait to read this one! Love your Chloe adventures!

  38. Barb Englebert Chisholm Says:

    I have already read this book as a proofreader and it is excellent. I could not figure out the murderer until the end.

  39. Nancy Akerly Says:

    Great books, great author! We always look forward to your new books!

  40. Bonnie Says:

    One of the things I love about fall – a new Chloe Ellefson book!

  41. Diane Reigel Says:

    Your books are the best, can’t wait to read the next one! DianeR

  42. Ruth Says:

    We visited Heritage Hill so we are familiar with the park. Can’t wait to read the book!

  43. Jill Nisbet Says:

    It would be awesome to win an advance copy!😊

  44. Lynn Says:

    Looking forward to reading the next installment!

  45. Mary Jane Says:

    Each fall I wait impatiently for your next book. This fall is no exception. Thank you.

  46. Rebecca Says:

    I remember when there were people demonstrating bobbin lace making at Vesterheim several years ago. Looked too complicated for me! They still have one exhibit case on 3rd floor with the cushion that is used. Love your books!

  47. Barb Berner Says:

    Would love to read your new book before everyone else. I love the whole series!

  48. Peggy Says:

    Looking forward to the next book!

  49. Amy Says:

    Thanks for the chance to read your new book sooner than later!!

  50. Laurie Evans Says:

    I love learning about history while reading a good mystery. An advanced copy would be even better.

  51. Ruth Bradley Says:

    Can’t wait to read your new one.

  52. Jean Berger Says:

    I’ve been waiting for your next book to be published. I’m looking forward to another of Chloe’so adventures!jtn

  53. Jean Berger Says:

    I’ve been waiting for your next book to be published. I’m looking forward to another of Chloe’so adventures!

  54. Marilyn Says:

    I love the Chloe series and cannot wait to read The Lace Maker’s Secret! Keep ‘me coming, Kathleen!

  55. Marilyn Says:

    I love the Chloe series and cannot wait to read The Lace Maker’s Secret! Keep ‘em coming, Kathleen!

  56. Margaret Rutledge Says:

    I’m looking forward to reading your next book. I love Old World Wisconsin and Chloe.

  57. Rachel Cooperman Says:

    Of course I’d love to have an advanced copy of your new book! I’m reminded by the cover and title of when I was in the grand place in Brussels watching elderly women, who were sitting outside the lace shop, making lace. Of course I had to go inside and find something beautiful to bring home as a souvenir.

  58. Amy Young Says:

    I am looking forward to the release of your newest book

  59. karen anderson Says:

    wish I had more time to read. I’ve zipped thru the first 3 so far. can’t wait to read the rest.

  60. Petra Horst Says:

    Petra says: I’m intrigued with lace making. I can’t wait to read more about it along with what’s going on with Chloe and Roelke. A new book in the series! Hooray!

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