To Kill a Mocking Girl by Harper Kincaid
Series: Bookbinding Mystery #1
Genres: Cozy Mystery
Bookbinder Quinn finds herself in trouble when her ex's fiance turns up dead and if she's not careful, her days might be numbered.
Quinn Victoria Caine is back in her quirky town of Vienna, Virginia, starting her new life as a bookbinder in her family-owned, charm-for-days bookshop, Prose & Scones. With her trusty German Shephard RBG-'Ruff Barker' Ginsburg by her side, what can go wrong? Okay, sure, bumping into her ex, Scott, or her former high school nemesis, Tricia, is a drag. It certainly doesn't help they have acquired the new hobby of shoving their recent engagement in her face every chance they get. But that doesn't mean Quinn wanted to find Tricia dead in the road. So why does half the town think she may have done it?
Quinn is determined to find Tricia's killer, even if it means partnering with her cousin-turned-nun, Sister Daria, and Detective Aiden Harrington, her older brother's too-movie-star-handsome-for-his-own good, best friend. They believe she's innocent, but of course that doesn't influence the police, who peg her as their prime suspect. Or, at least until she's poisoned.
But there is no way Quinn is going to stop now. Vienna is her town and-for better or worse-Tricia was one of their own. Someone may have killed the mocking girl, but no one's going to stop the notorious QVC.
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This is my first book by Harper Kincaid and I must say I enjoyed it so much. It is the fist book in the Bookbinding Mystery series and is set in Virginia. I’m not sure I have ever read a heroine with the job of bookbinder but I loved it!
Quinn Caine along with her dog RBG, cousin Sister Daria, and others live int he small town of Vienna. Quinn’s ex just got engaged to her frenemy from high school, Tricia. Tricia loves to flash that ring in Quinn’s face and honestly a nicer person couldn’t have ended up dead. I’m just saying, girl sort of deserved it.
Of course, that means Quin is accused and she has to clear her name. With a little help from family and friends she sets out to prove the new cop in town wrong and that she is innocent. I couldn’t put this down! I just fell in love with Quinn and the other characters. As we got closer to finding out who the real murderer was I found myself biting my nails to see if I and figured it correctly or not.
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Tamra Phelps says
It sounds like it’s a crazy bunch of characters, so, yeah, I’d like it! Lol, it sounds right up my alley.
Aline Azevedo says
Looks like a fun read! I’m so happy that Harper’s books are being published in my country! I love reading in paperback!
Mya Murphy says
I love cozy mysteries!! The cover is so bright and you can never do bad with dogs!!
Harper Kincaid says
Thank you so much for the awesome review and for giving my book baby a chance ❤️
Amusing twist to the title, sounds curiously good.
Melinda Mattox says
The title for this one is so fun! I love to read cozies and the theme for this one looks great.
Victoria Alexander says
I love a good mystery, thanks for sharing!
Kelly Kimmell says
Sounds like another good murder mystery, thanks for your thoughts.
Judy Thomas says
I love that the lead is a bookbinder.That would be an awesome job!
Eva Millien says
To Kill a Mocking Girl sounds like a great cozy mystery to snuggle up with! Thanks for sharing your review and have a TGIF day!
Bea LaRocca says
Thank you for sharing your wonderful review of To Kill a Mocking Girl, this sounds like a great start to an exciting cozy mystery series
Sounds delightful – and I love the title
Julie Waldron says
This sounds like a fun book, I love a good cozy mystery. I love the title & how the author’s name is harper.