One Million Books Sold 
Heritage Of Darkness
Food Traditions Class 
Traitor In The Shipyard
25 In 25 Giveaway Results
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I hope this finds you enjoying a pleasant fall day, and the time to read a good book. I have so much to tell you... 


One Million Books Sold


One Million Books Sold Thank You.

It seems unreal to me, but here's what my publishers are reporting:
My 25 books have now sold a grand total of 1,000,000 copies!

Wonderful people like you have made it possible to reach this previously unimaginable milestone. Thank you, thank you, thank you! 


Heritage of Darkness


Book cover of Heritage Of Darkness by Kathleen Ernst.

The fourth Chloe mystery is nearly here!

The Kindle version arrives October 1st. Printed copies ship October 8th and then the Kobo and Nook versions. MORE 


Pre-orders have elevated HoD into the top 1% of US book sales for 25 days!


Launch events are scheduled... MORE  

and I'll be leading Chloe's World tours at Vesterheim, where the book is set. MORE 


Be sure to check out the great goodies on my website's new HoD page! MORE 


Food Traditions Class 


Author Kathleen Ernst's recipe box. 

Treat yourself to a special weekend designed to help you recall, record, and celebrate food traditions from your family or community.


Tattered recipe cards can lead to scrapbook pages, reminiscences, poetry, and even family cookbooks. The possibilities are endless, and the results make perfect gifts. MORE 

Traitor In The Shipyard 

Cover of


Book 7 in the Caroline Abbott historical fiction series from American Girl has now spent a combined 224 days ranked in the top 1% of US printed book sales! MORE 


And just in case you were wondering...

I'm working on my next Caroline book, which is due to be released in 2014.



25 In 25 Giveaway Results  

Kathleen Ernst's 25 Books in 25 Weeks Giveaway logo.  

I started these to celebrate the release of my 25th book, giving readers 25 weekly chances to win copies of my 25 books. By the end, 83 lucky people had won a grand total of 157 books! 


Connecting with readers at events and online last summer  was a great joy. Please stay in touch, and happy reading!

Warm regards,  
Kathleen Ernst OWW Publicity Photo

Bestselling author Kathleen Ernst writes award-winning mysteries and historical fiction for adults and young readers.  

Over the years her work has earned numerous honors, including multiple Edgar and Agatha national mystery award nominations and an Emmy.

To date, readers have purchased one million printed, electronic, and audio copies of her twenty-five books.     
To learn more about Kathleen, click HERE.  

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