Resources for Book Groups

Discussion Points and Questions

How are Amanda and Emily alike?

What qualities appeal to you in Emily?  Is she a strong character?

What was the impact of Hawaii’s history on the characters?

How did his/her past experiences affect the killer?

What character traits in Amanda led to her death?

Did the descriptions of Hawaii make you want to go there?  What was your favorite place?

Did you figure out who the killer was before Emily did?  When?  How?

Were you surprised by the ending?