“Scraps of Evidence” by Barbara Cameron Book Review

By Ruth on March 22, 2014 in book, Christian fiction, mystery, review

Scraps of EvidenceScraps of Evidence by Barbara  Cameron

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I always luxuriate in reading a well-written mystery, and it is even better when it is cozy, clean, and Christian. This book meets the criteria–no profanity, no sex, and definitely Christian (even though the message is much more subdued than I would like it to be). This is a departure from this author’s normal genre, and I honestly had high hopes for this tale. The first third of the book was fairly intriguing. The characters were mostly engaging, and the romance was sweet. I would have preferred a more direct Christian message, and it is more favorable to have an interwoven Christian message.In truth, I cannot give this book higher than a three and a half rating because, in short, it was a disappointment. The mystery was far too simple, and the author did not even tie up all the loose ends. And the romance was far too rushed and not too credible. My sincere expectation would be that the author returns to her comfort zone. I struggle to see that her future lies in this genre of books.I was sent a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. I was not financially compensated, and all opinions are 100 percent mine

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Scraps of Evidence: A Quilt of Love book.
Tess has taken some ribbing from her fellow officer, Logan,for her quilting hobby. He finds it hard to align the brisk professional officer he patrols with during the day with the one who quilts in her off-time. Besides, he’s been trying to get to know her better and he’d like to be seeing her during those couple of nights a week she spends with her quilting guild.
Then one afternoon Tess and Logan visit her aunt in the nursing home and she acts agitated when Tess covers her with the story quilt. Aunt Susan seems to be communicating a message to them about Tess’s uncle. There’s a story behind this quilt, they realize, one that may lead them to a serial killer. Will they have a chance to have a future together or will the killer choose Tess for his next victim before they find him?
Learn more about this book and the series at the Quilts of Love website.


Barbara Cameron is a best-selling author who has a heart for writing about the spiritual values and simple joys of the Amish. She is the author of more than 38 fiction and nonfiction books, three nationally televised movies, and the winner of the first Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Award. Barbara is a former newspaper reporter. Some of her non-fiction titles include the “Everything Weddings on a Budget Book” and “Her Restless Heart: A Woman’s Longing for Love and Acceptance.” Cameron currently resides in Edgewater, Florida.
Find out more about Barbara at http://barbaracameron.com.

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