Cropped to Death: Faith Hunter Scrap This Mystery [NOOK Book]

Overview

Former US Army JAG specialist, Faith Hunter, returns to her West Virginia home to work in her grandmothers' scrapbooking store determined to lead an unassuming life after her adventure abroad turned disaster. But her quiet life unravels when her friend is charged with murder, and Faith inadvertently supplied the evidence.

So Faith decides to cut through the scrap and piece together what really happened. With a sexy prosecutor, a determined ...
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Cropped to Death: Faith Hunter Scrap This Mystery

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Overview

Former US Army JAG specialist, Faith Hunter, returns to her West Virginia home to work in her grandmothers' scrapbooking store determined to lead an unassuming life after her adventure abroad turned disaster. But her quiet life unravels when her friend is charged with murder, and Faith inadvertently supplied the evidence.

So Faith decides to cut through the scrap and piece together what really happened. With a sexy prosecutor, a determined homicide detective, a handful of sticky suspects and a crop contest gone bad, Faith quickly realizes if she's not careful, she'll be the next one cropped.

Part of the Henery Press Mystery Series Collection, if you like one, you'll probably like them all! Cropped to Death is the first book in the Faith Hunter Scrap This humorous mystery series. Bonus: Includes book club discussion questions.
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Editorial Reviews

Scrapbooking is Heart Work Blog - Cynthia McCloud
"Cropped To Death is a cozy mystery that exceeds expectations….Freeburn has crafted a mystery that does not feel clichéd or cookie-cutter….it's her sense of humor that shows up in the book, helping the story flow, making the characters real and keeping the reader interested.…And she promises more Faith Hunter books—I hope she writes fast!" — Cynthia McCloud, Scrapbooking is Heart Work Blog
Women's Fiction Author - Pam Hanson
"Christina's characters shine, her knowledge of scrapbooking is spot on, and she weaves a mystery that's simply cries out to be read in one delicious sitting!" — Pam Hanson, Multi-Published Women's Fiction Author
Women's Fiction Author - Pam Hanson
"Christina's characters shine, her knowledge of scrapbooking is spot on, and she weaves a mystery that's simply cries out to be read in one delicious sitting!" — Pam Hanson, Multi-Published Women's Fiction Author
Scrapbooking is Heart Work Blog - Cynthia McCloud
"Cropped To Death is a cozy mystery that exceeds expectations….Freeburn has crafted a mystery that does not feel clichéd or cookie-cutter….it's her sense of humor that shows up in the book, helping the story flow, making the characters real and keeping the reader interested.…And she promises more Faith Hunter books—I hope she writes fast!" — Cynthia McCloud, Scrapbooking is Heart Work Blog
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015851007
  • Publisher: Henery Press
  • Publication date: 11/16/2012
  • Series: Faith Hunter Scrap This Mystery , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 64,180
  • File size: 761 KB

Meet the Author

Christina Freeburn wrote her first book in the ninth grade, mostly during algebra class (which she doesn't recommend). She served in the JAG Corps of the US Army and also worked as a paralegal, librarian, and secretary. She lives in West Virginia with her husband, children, a dog, and a rarely seen cat except by those who are afraid or allergic to felines. When not writing or reading, she can be found in her scrapbook area among layouts, paper, bling and stuffed Disney characters. Her novel, Cropped to Death, brings together her love of mysteries, scrapbooking, and West Virginia.
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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2013

    Scrapbooking, art shows, cheating husband, pregnant mistress, mu

    Scrapbooking, art shows, cheating husband, pregnant mistress, murder, interesting characters...all the ingredients for a enjoyable quick cozy who-dun-it. Looking forward to seeing what kind of trouble Faith finds herself in next...

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2013

    Disappointing

    Main character totally unbelievable. She supposedly had a military background and worked in JAG, yet in this book she seemed to cry, tear up, or cower in fear every few pages. She wouldn't have made it through the first few weeks at any service academy with the constant water works. The fact that the plot seemed to hinge on pictures taken at a craft fair that could id the killer, yet the police didn't think to check people's cameras or cell phones for that info? Really? Pictures of the event are placed in the shop window for all to see, yet no one thought to check them for info. Sad to say, don't waste your time with this work of fiction. Instead of mystery it should be listed as a fantasy since it is so unbelievable.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2014

    Interesting characters and interesting story line.  Kept you wan

    Interesting characters and interesting story line.  Kept you wanting to find out who did what :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2013

    Enjoyable mystery

    Interesting characters and story line. Really enjoyed the scrapbooking setting. Disappointed in the large amount of editing errors.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2013

    Very enjoyable.

    This was a good read. Enjoyed it very much

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 17, 2013

    So many errors

    Totally annoying that there were so many grammatical and spelling errors. Proofread before publishing people!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2013

    Good read.

    Although I don't consider love triangles to be relaxing reading, it was a good mystery. And the ending line was so funny.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2013

    Funny

    This on was a fast read, but didnt end. Is there a book 2?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 6, 2013

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    2.5 stars. I have read 6 previous Henry Press mysteries & have really enjoyed them with this being the exception. The story was just flat. The characters were one demensional & the killer was apparent early on in the book. It was quite boring that I skipped many pages at a time.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 28, 2013

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    Wow, "Cropped to Death" is a great book to read; it is

    Wow, "Cropped to Death" is a great book to read; it is intriguing with alot of great twists & turns in it. "Cropped to Death" start out in Scrap This (name of their craft store), where Faith & her two grandmother's run the store. They had an art show to attend, where they had a booth. One of the ladies (Marilyn) who work at Scrap This, see her husband with his pregnant mistress. Few minutes later, Marilyn husband is found dead. Everyone, assumes that she did it, all except Faith. Faith, started looking into it; The police don't want her nosey around in the investigation. But Faith, keep on trying to find out who did it. All of sudden Faith, start getting phone threats & breaking her front window. So, Faith knew she was getting closer to finding out who did it. To find out who kill Marilyn husband, go get a copy of "Cropped to Death" by Christina Freeburn. When you start reading, I promise that you, will not want to put it down until the last page. You will not be disappointed "Cropped to Death", I give it four and half stars.

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