Fiddling With Fate Giveaway!

How would you like to read my new Chloe Ellefson mystery a month before it is officially released?

Fiddling with Fate is a riveting page-turner that culminates in a nail-biting ending. It is more than superlative fiction. It’s a masterpiece. -Author Maddy Hunter, Passport to Peril Mysteries

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

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

Enter to win by leaving a comment below before 11:59 PM (Central US time), Monday, July 29, 2019. One entry per person, please.

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

Fiddling with Fate is a story about proud, strong women and bitter dark secrets. In her richly-detailed and multi-faceted mystery, Kathleen Ernst skillfully intertwines the past with the present as Chloe and Roelke search for her family roots in Norway amid escalating danger. Author Patricia Skalka, Dave Cubiak Door County Mysteries

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62 Responses to “Fiddling With Fate Giveaway!”

  1. Barbara Mullally Says:

    I’m so intrigued with your next book, I can’t wait to read it. Each one gets better and better.

  2. debramccartyjulka3079 Says:

    Fiddling with Fate Not all readers subscribe to Facebook. Are there other ways to participate in “giveaways” or other “Kathleen Ernst posts” than Facebook? Debra McCarty-Julka

  3. Jane Says:

    I would absolutely love to read this. I can’t wait to learn more about Chloe’s family history. This is one of my favorite series.

  4. anxious58 Says:

    New author for me.

  5. robeader Says:

    I love your series and would consider it a privilege to be a reader of an ARC for you. Thank you for the chance to enter this giveaway.

  6. Ellen Bogner Says:

    I am so looking forward to this new book, and traveling to Norway with Chloe.

  7. Judy Sheriff Says:

    Oh, please! An advance copy would allow me to take #10 on my vacation! 😊

  8. Lois Scorgie Says:

    As a 1/2 Norwegian Strong Woman, I’d be proud to read an ARC of Fiddling with Fate

  9. Christine Says:

    I’d love to read Fiddling with Fate

  10. Sharon Says:

    This mystery sounds captivating and wonderful. Thanks for this chance.

  11. J. Beverly Says:

    I eagerly await the next chapter in Chloe’s adventures. This one is especially appealing because it sounds as if she learns more about her mother’s life and family … something I am exploring myself. Thank you for the opportunity to get an advance copy.

  12. Ellen L Savage Says:

    Appreciate your giveaway. Am lloking forward to your visit to the FOx Cities Book Festival in October.

  13. Mary Moore Says:

    I own all mine of your Chloe Ellefson books and have enjoyed reading all of them. I can’t wait to read Fiddling with Fate, would love to win a copy.

  14. Sue Gallagher Says:

    This sounds like another great read to look forward too Thank you for writing such interesting mysteries

  15. Michelle Says:

    Since I play the fiddle and am eagerly awaiting this next Chloe book, it would be fantastic to get an advanced copy! Thanks for this opportunity!

  16. Sue Wilbur Says:

    I’ve read the series of Chloe and can’t wait for the next book. I learn from each book of history and the strength and hardship of our early settlers.

  17. holdenj Says:

    Can’t wait to visit Norway with Chloe! Thanks for the chance to win!
    JHolden955(at)gmail(dot) com

  18. Cindy Curtiss Says:

    Can’t wait until Fiddling with Fate comes out! Would love to win a copy of Fiddling with Fate and be able to read the book early, possibly take with me on my trip up north. Love, love your books Kathleen! You are an awesome gifted writer. Many good wishes to you!

  19. Tammy C Tagesen Says:

    I am so anxious to read this. I would love to share it on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. They are the most unique books and so interesting. Thank you for the opportunity.

  20. Karen Agee Says:

    I came to love Norwegian folk music and dance through Folklore Village, Dodgeville, WI when in my 20’s. Haven’t danced in decades, but this upcoming book with Chloe in Norway inspired me to dust off my record of Norwegian Folk Music by Hans Brimi, Mary Barthelemy and Jon Faukstad. You can listen to samples of their tunes on-line. I expect hearing the music will enhance the story, so encourage all to seek it out while we wait for the book.

  21. Meg Barry Says:

    Excited about the new book!

  22. Kathleen Says:

    Count me in! I would love a copy! Thanks!

  23. Vicki Johnson Says:

    I love my library, but I preorder your books.

  24. Freddie Scott Says:

    What a treat to be recipient of your latest book. I have learned so much history of people, places and traditions! Please keep writing and enriching our lives.

  25. Lindsey Hulstrom Says:

    I love learning about Wisconsin history in your books! I’m not a native Sconnie, so your insights help me love my adopted state even more. Thanks for how you weave history, mystery, romance and intrigue into such interesting stories! Best wishes to you as your newest book comes out soon.

  26. Rachel Cooperman Says:

    Can’t wait to read it, Kathleen!!!

  27. Jill Nisbet Says:

    Kathleen, I would love to win this. I have re-read one through nine in preparation! I really like the progression of characters, and the great attention to detail.

  28. Liz Horn Says:

    Extra thanks to The Peninsula Bookman in Fish Creek, Wisconsin, for introducing Chloe to Idaho readers.

  29. Mike Horn Says:

    A trip back to my past. Your presentation of the history of Wisconsin in a unique fashion is a welcome change.

  30. Bonnie Says:

    I can’t wait to read what is next in Chloe’s life. And I am hoping a publisher is willing to step in so the Chloe stories can continue for many volumes.

  31. Lynn Evans Says:

    I am excited to see what comes next for Chloe and would love to win an ARC.

  32. Dee Grimsrud Says:

    I’d LOVE to win an early copy! I can’t wait to see what adventures Chloe & Roelke get into in Norway.💓

  33. carol pasbrig Says:

    I love the picture of you by the Fjord

  34. Dan Lau Says:

    So far the entries seem to be from women. How about giving a guy a chance? I love this series.

  35. Ruth Says:

    Pick me! Can’t wait for the new book.

  36. Marilyn Nelsen Says:

    Can’t wait for the next book to come out and would love to have an advanced signed copy. I have gotten several friends hooked on the Chloe series, too! Hopefully there will be more books to come in the future!

  37. Kathleen Doenier Says:

    I’m looking forward to this next book. Norway! Yay!

  38. Linda Herold Says:

    I would to win this!!

  39. Jaymie Nicole Says:

    I would LOVE to win an ARC copy! 😍

  40. Jodie Porep Says:

    I’m looking forward to read Chloe’s next adventure

  41. Marilyn Says:

    I would love to read the next installment of Chloe’s adventures!

  42. Agnes Says:

    Can’t wait to read the 10th 🙂 thank you for the opportunity.

  43. Janice Lorentz Says:

    Awesome picture, should be an incredible read.

  44. Claudia daniel Says:

    I admire your ability to continue finding great stories to tell! Would love to win!

  45. DLB Says:

    Love, love this series! All the history & genealogy make this so much fun to read!

  46. Sandra O'Malley Says:

    Fiddling with Fate ~ such an intriguing title! I’m excited to read the next installment of Chloe & Roelke’s story!

  47. sharon butera Says:

    Congratulations on your recent writing recognition and for the upcoming release of Fiddling With Fate. I just read chapter one and am so eager to accompany Chloe to Norway. I’d love to win a copy! Good luck to everyone who replies.

  48. Elizabeth Dusik Says:

    I just love your books. I feel like I get a history lesson each time but one I will remember due to your great storytelling.

  49. Becky Says:

    I love your masterful mix of present day experience, historical depictions, and cultural depth. And am so happy to have discovered your blog! As a fiddler and dancer, I’m especially looking forward to this next one.

  50. Isabel Vanderburg-Janovetz Says:

    Enjoy readying your books very much.

  51. Karla Says:

    So looking forward to the next Chloe adventure! Would be great to get an advanced copy. Thanks for the chance!

  52. Pat Murphy Says:

    Always a good read-can’t wait for a copy

  53. Laura Thompson Says:

    I am excited about your forthcoming book. Thank you.

  54. Amy Says:

    Oooo…..I’d love to read your new book sooner rather than later! Thanks for the chance.

  55. Carol Martell Says:

    I’d like to enter to win the book.

  56. Lucy Ghastin Says:

    I am looking forward to reading your new book Fiddling with Fate. I have a hardanger fiddle and want to hear about Chloe’s adventures in Norway.

  57. Lynne Buckingham Says:

    So looking forward to the next book. Can’t wait.

  58. Diana Leonard Says:

    I only discovered these terrific books a few years ago. After the first read I read them back to back to back. Now I have Audible editions so I can listen when I can’t be reading. I would love an advance copy so I can read it right away and start telling everyone I know what they have to look forward to.

  59. Howard and Shar Te Beest Says:

    Can’t wait for the next one! When are the Audiophiles going to get another book to listen to??? Chloe and Roelke make my rides seem so much shorter! (WI State Patrol frowns on reading actual books behind the wheel!) I’ve learned so much about the history of my home state and the Midwest through these books. It makes me want to be a tourist in my own state!

    • Kathleen Ernst Says:

      Hi, and thanks for the query about audio books. The company that produced the first three hasn’t chosen to pick up any more. I hope that we can find another good audio home in the future, as many people make that request!

  60. Carole linneman Says:

    Great ending to a series of mystery & love.
    I will miss the heart-warming characters. Maybe one more?
    Carole linneman

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