Death Below Stairs by Jennifer Ashley
Mystery Book Club
Death Below Stairs Discussion Questions
- What do you think of the 1st person narration?
- Do you like having the date at the beginning of the book?
- What do you think of the historical details of the book?
- Historical mysteries are often from the perspective of the aristocrats, do you like that Mrs. Holloway is a cook?
- Do you think being in service let’s her investigate crimes effectively?
- What do you think of the foreshadowing?
- Do you like Kat Halloway?
- Is running over an innocent bystander a good way to meet Lady Cynthia?
- What do you think of Daniel McAdams?
- Who is your favorite character?
- Who is your least favorite character?
- How does Kat’s defense of Ellen from the Master of the house shape your perception of her?
- Did you expect Sinead to be the victim and so quickly?
- What do you think of Lord Rankin firing Mrs. Holloway?
- How do you think Kat navigates her world?
- Did you guess her personal secret?
- Should Kat sign over rights to her daughter to her friends?
- Does it seem like there are many possible motives for murder?
- What do you think of the saving the bridge scene?
- Did you think Daniel died?
- Why do you think the housekeeper confessed?
- Were you surprised by the real murderer and the real motive?
- What did you think of the ending?
- Did you like the book?
- Would you read more in the series?
Created by Michelle Haring