Hope Never Dies by Andrew Shaffer
Mystery Book Club
Hope Never Dies Discussion Questions
- What do you think of the 1st person narration?
- Do you find it interesting that the main character is based on a real person?
- At the beginning, what do you think of Joe?
- Is the murder of Finn Donnelly a good mystery?
- What do you think of Barack Obama’s role in the case?
- Do you agree with the detective that prescription drugs can quickly lead to heroin?
- Would it be strange to be someone that so many people know of but don’t really know?
- What do you think of train as a way of suicide?
- What do you think of the way the book portrays the relationship between Joe and Obama?
- Is the cheap hotel an interesting addition to the story?
- Do you think that Joe Biden and Barack Obama would find it easy to disguise themselves?
- Is Steve, the Secret Service guy, a good character and voice of reason?
- How does Alvin’s murder change the story?
- Who is your favorite character?
- What do you think of the world creation?
- Does the motorcycle club feel realistic?
- Do you like Abbey?
- Were you surprised that Finn was running drugs?
- What did you think of the actual killer?
- Why do you think Dan killed himself?
- Was the Medal of Honor saving his life a nice touch?
- Did you like the book?
- Would you read more in the series?
Created by Michelle Haring