October 6, 2017

Mining for Justice by Kathleen Ernst - Review and Giveaway

I received this book free from the publisher. All opinions are my own. 

Book details
Cozy Mystery
8th in Series
Midnight Ink (October 8, 2017)
Paperback: 384 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0738753348
E-Book ASIN: B01N7UGNZB

About this book
Chloe Ellefson is excited to be learning about Wisconsin’s Cornish immigrants and mining history while on temporary assignment at Pendarvis, a historic site in charming Mineral Point. But when her boyfriend, police officer Roelke McKenna, discovers long-buried human remains in the root cellar of an old Cornish cottage, Chloe reluctantly agrees to mine the historical record for answers.

She soon finds herself in the center of a heated and deadly controversy that threatens to close Pendarvis. While struggling to help the historic site, Chloe must unearth dark secrets, past and present . . . before a killer comes to bury her.

Meet the author - Kathleen Ernst
Kathleen Ernst is a social historian, educator, and author. Her Chloe Ellefson mysteries reflect the decade she spent as a curator at a large outdoor museum, and feature historic sites in the Upper Midwest. Library Journal says, “Ernst keeps getting better with each entry in this fascinating series.” Kathleen has also written many mysteries for young readers. Honors for her work include a LOVEY Award and Agatha and Edgar nominations. Kathleen lives and writes in Wisconsin.

Webpage – www.kathleenernst.com
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/kathleenernst.author/
Blog – https://sitesandstories.wordpress.com

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My thoughts
This is one of my favorite cozy mystery series. I love that the author mixes history in her mysteries and that you can learn while reading a fun book. I also like that these are set in the Midwest. You can tell that the author really does her research before writing. The author describes the setting so well that I would enjoy taking a day to visit this living history museum. I have also enjoyed this author's writing style from the first book I have read by her. When Chloe found the skeleton in old cabin I was wondering why it was there and how she was going to solve how it got there. The author also shows us pictures of artifacts at the end of the book which I found interesting. I look forward to more books in this series. 

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5 comments:

  1. Love these books and this blog!

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  2. I'm so glad you're enjoying the series! I have great fun writing the Chloe Ellefson mysteries.

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  3. Thank you so much for hosting me and reviewing Mining For Justice! I appreciate the kind words and hospitality.

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  4. This series sounds wonderful -- I can't wait to start reading it! Thank you so much for featuring Mining For Justice on your blog ~

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