And Only to Deceive by Tasha Alexander

Mystery Book Club

And Only to Deceive Discussion Questions

  1. What do you think of the 1st person narration?
  2. Does Philip sound like an interesting suitor?
  3. What do you think of Lady Emily?
  4. Do you blame her for her lack of heartbreak over Philip’s death?
  5. Does the role of widow sound so bad in Victorian England?
  6. What do you think of the entries from Philip’s journals?
  7. Do you like Philip?
  8. Did reading about the Renoir make you want to look up the painting?
  9. Does it feel like a mystery at the beginning?
  10. What do you think of the descriptions in the book?
  11. Do you think it is a good idea to fall in love with your dead husband?
  12. Are the antiquities and forgeries a good mystery?
  13. Who do you prefer Andrew Palmer or Colin Hargreaves?
  14. What do you think of Lady Emily meeting with Mr. Attewater, the expert forger?
  15. Do you think the letter to Andrew Palmer is proof that Philip is still alive?
  16. Who is your favorite character?
  17. Would you go running off to find Philip in Africa?
  18. Were you surprised that Philip was murdered?
  19. Did the villain surprise you?
  20. Did you like the book?
  21. Would you read more in the series?
  22. Do you want to read more in the series?

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