Tracey Ryan, Author - Wicked Game of the Hunter Mystery Books
Suggested Book Club Discussion Questions
For the person who chose this book: What made you want to read it? What made you suggest it to the group for discussion? Did it live up to your expectations? Why or why not?
Discuss the mystery aspect of the plotline. How effective is the author's use of plot twists and red herrings? Were you able to predict certain things before they happened, or did the author keep you guessing until the end of the story? Did you find that the novel held everyone's interest throughout the story, or were there times when it failed to totally engross members of the group?
How important is the setting to the story? Does the author provide enough background information for you to understand the events in the story?
Is this book part of a series? If so, did your group read the series in order? How has reading the books in order—or not reading them in order—affected your group's enjoyment of the book? How does this book stack up against others in the series?
Is the author equally invested in both character and plot? Or did the author put more effort into developing the story than in creating compelling and believable characters? Were the motivations of the characters believable, or did their actions feel like a means to further the plot?
Which characters in the book did you like best? Why?
Which characters did you like least? Why?
If you were making a movie of this book, who would you cast? Why?
Which character in the book would you most like to meet? Why?
Share a favorite quote from the book. Why did this quote stand out?
What feelings did this book evoke for you?
If you got the chance to ask the author of this book one question, what would it be?
What did you like or dislike about the book that hasn’t been discussed already? Were you glad you read the book? Would you recommend it to a friend? Do you want to read more by this author?