Review of Scraps of Evidence by Barbara Cameron (From the Quilts of Love Series)

Leah Courtney
This was another book in the Quilts of Love Series from Abingdon. This series, comprised of books by many different Christian fiction/romance writers, has many different kinds of books set in all different places and taking place in many different time periods; but all of the stories center around a quilt.

Scraps of Evidence was unique from any of the other books that I've read so far in the series. It was set in contemporary times in a small town and was a mystery read. There was still a quilt in the story, but it was very different because of the mystery element.

I enjoyed this one, but it wasn't my favorite of the series. The characters were likable, and their story was interesting. The mystery was compelling, and I enjoyed trying solve the mystery. But there were quite a few things in the way the story moved that just seemed a bit unbelievable. Some of the action seemed a little hard to believe. And the characters connected very quickly- in an unrealistic way.

It's a light, easy read to fill up an afternoon. I give this one 3.5 stars and a PG-13 for content (because of the murder mystery).

Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are entirely my own.

This week, the
Christian Fiction Blog Alliance
is introducing
Scraps of Evidence
Abingdon Press (January 21, 2014)
Barbara Cameron


A Word from the author:

CBD, CBA, and ECPA bestselling author of 35 books (including new series upcoming for Abingdon Press in 2011/2012) including fiction and non-fiction books for Abingdon Press, Thomas Nelson, Harlequin, and other publishers.

I sold three films to HBO/Cinemax and am the first winner of the Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Award.

My two novellas won the 2nd and 3rd place in the Inspirational Readers Choice Contest from the Faith, Love, and Hope chapter of RWA. Both were finalists for the novella category of the Carol Award of the American Christian Writers Award (ACFW).


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 few nights a week she spends with her quilting guild. Then one afternoon Tess and Logan visit her aunt in the nursing home, and the woman acts agitated when Tess covers her with the story quilt. Aunt Susan is attempting to communicate 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?

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Leah Courtney / Author & Editor

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