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Kathleen Ernst Meet & Greet/ Book Signing

April 14, 2023


Dragonfly Books hosts Kathleen Ernst, author of the Chloe Ellefson traditional mystery series, for a meet-and-greet and book signing Friday, April 14 at 6 p.m.  Dragonfly Books is located at 112 W Water St., Decorah.

Kathleen Ernst is an award-winning and bestselling author, educator and social historian. She has published over 30 novels and two nonfiction books, including Heritage of Darkness set at Vesterheim in Decorah! Her books for young readers include the Caroline Abbott series for American Girl. Honors for her children’s mysteries include Edgar and Agatha Award nominations.

Ernst worked as an interpreter and curator of Interpretation and Collections at Old World Wisconsin, and her time at the historic site served as inspiration for the Chloe Ellefson mysteries. The Heirloom Murders won the Anne Powers Fiction Book Award from the Council of Wisconsin Writers, and The Light Keeper’s Legacy won the Lovey Award for Best Traditional Mystery from Love is Murder. Ernst served as a project director/scriptwriter for several instructional television series, one of which earned her an Emmy Award.

Everyone is invited to this free event, sponsored by the Oneota Valley Literary Foundation in collaboration with Dragonfly Books..  If you can’t make it to the event but would like to purchase Kathleen Ernst’s books, call Dragonfly Books at 563-382-4275; one of the staff will be glad to reserve a book, have it autographed for you, and ship out as applicable.

To learn more about this event and other events at Dragonfly Books, visit www.dragonflybooks.com, or contact us at orders@dragonflybooks.com or 563-382-4275. 

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