Posts Tagged ‘Giveaway’

Gratitude Giveaway

November 29, 2017

In honor of my young readers, I’ve decided to hold a Six Books For Six Readers Giveaway!

Each of the six lucky winners will receive a complete set of six signed, hardcover, first-release, beautifully illustrated Caroline books, published by American Girl.

To enter, leave a comment below before Midnight, US Central time, Thursday, November 30, 2017. One entry per person. Winners must provide the name of a reader or library so that I may personalize the books.
Winners will be chosen at random from among all entries here and on my Facebook Author page, and announced on December 1.

Mining For Justice Giveaway!

August 2, 2017


Eight lucky readers really will get copies now! I’m giving away 8 Advanced Review Copies of the 8th Chloe Ellefson mystery, Mining For Justice–two months before the official publication date of October 8.

To enter, leave a comment below by midnight on Thursday, August 3. Winners will be chosen at random from all entries here and on my Facebook Author Page, and announced on Friday. Good luck!

Gratitude Giveaway!

July 25, 2017

I’m giving away three sets of the Chloe Ellefson Mystery audiobooks, 1 each to three public libraries.


To enter your library, simply name the library, town, and state in the comment section below by midnight, Wednesday, July 26. The winners will be chosen at random from all entries here and on my Facebook Author page, and announced here on July 27.

Celebrate your local library by nominating it to win!

Gratitude Giveaway – Winners Announced!

February 3, 2015

Congratulations to Elizabeth Dusik and Marilyn, winners in the Ten Book Tuesday Giveaway! (The other winners entered on my Facebook page.)

Everyone else – there will be lots more chances to win. I’ll hold another Giveaway next Tuesday.

Elizabeth and Marilyn, you’ll find lots of information about all of my books on my website, There’s also a contact form on the website. Please email me with your full name and postal address, the title you want, and to whom you’d like it personalized. Happy reading!


In honor of my 31st book being published later this month, I’m giving away 31 books in February.

Leave a comment here by midnight today, Tuesday February 3, to enter the first drawing.


Ten winners will each choose one of my titles and receive a signed, personalized copy. Winners will be chosen at random from entries here and on my Facebook page. I’ll announce the winners tomorrow, so please check back then!


A Silver Celebration: 25 Books in 25 Weeks Giveaway!

February 24, 2013

This week includes a joyful event that marks a very special milestone for me — and for you, the announcement of twenty-five opportunities to win!

The event… the February 26th release of my newest mystery.

Traitor In The Shipyard Cover-Original72DPI

The milestone…  it will be my twenty-fifth published book.

My only nonfiction book focuses on Maryland civilians' experience during the Civil War.

The opportunities…  twenty-five book giveaways!

Light Keeper's Legacy by Kathleen Ernst

Each week for 25 weeks I’ll be giving away multiple, personalized, signed copies of one of my titles, including Chloe EllefsonCivil War, and American Girl books. That’s 25 opportunities for you to win one of my books!

Hearts of Stone by Kathleen Ernst

This “silver celebration” is in honor of all the wonderful readers who have read and recommended my books, attended my programs, and generously supported and encouraged me over the years. Thank you very, very much!

Danger at the Zoo was the first book I wrote about one of American Girl's Historical Characters.

The Fine Print:

The “25 Books In 25 Weeks Giveaway” starts one week from today – Sunday, March 3rd.

It will end the week of September 15th, 2013, skipping a few holiday/vacation weeks (Easter, Memorial, July 4th, Labor).

I will hold a giveaway for each one of my 25 published books, and give away a minimum of  100 books.  The books will be hardcover, or softcover if hardcover copies are not available.

Announcements will be posted here on Sites & Stories, and also on my Facebook Author page.  Each week’s giveaway will be announced on Sunday.  Entry comments can be posted from then until midnight of Wednesday of that week.  Winners will be announced the next day, Thursday, here on my blog and on my Facebook Author page.

One of my favorite books (of those I've written).


Anyone is eligible to enter a giveaway for one of my books for young readers.  Only persons age 16 and older are eligible to receive one of my adult books.  Giveaway announcement posts will state whether that week’s book is for adults or young readers.

Retreat From Gettysburg by Kathleen Ernst

Entry Rules:

Each weekly giveaway must be entered separately.  Only one entry per person per weekly giveaway.  To enter, simply make a comment in response to that week’s giveaway announcement post either here on Sites & Stories, or on my Facebook Author page.  Note: By entering the giveaway drawing, you agree that if you receive a book, your name may be added to my email list.

Giveaway recipients must provide their name, and shipping and email addresses.  The book will be personalized to the recipient unless you ask that the book be personalized for another person (spouse, child, friend, etc.) and provide the name.  All expenses for the book and its shipping and handling will be paid by me.

The Runaway Friend by Kathleen Ernst

So – bookmark this page, or sign up to follow the blog.  Stop back every week for a new opportunity to win in my 25 Books in 25 Weeks giveaway!

Traitor in the Shipyard Giveaway Winners!

February 21, 2013

There was such a wonderful response to the giveaway that I decided to pull six names from the hat instead of three.  Two of the winners came from entries here on Sites and Stories.  Congratulations to Kelly and Lindsey Z.!

Traitor In The Shipyard Cover-Original72DPI

A Giveaway for Caroline Fans!

February 17, 2013

The publication date for Traitor in the Shipyard is February 26, but I’m giving away three hardcover copies this week! To enter the drawing, leave a comment here (or on my Facebook page) by Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Traitor in the Shipyard by Kathleen Ernst

Winners, announced on Thursday, will get their personalized copies on (or shortly after) the release date. Good luck!