READERS’ GUIDE

We think book clubs are a great idea and we encourage our readers to either form one or join an existing one. Discussion questions for Last Stop Paradise are below. We hope you enjoy chatting about our story!

  1. Kacie keeps a secret about her ex-husband from her best friends for twenty years because she assumed they  would hold it against her. Would you shun Kacie if she told you her secret?
  2. Last Stop Paradise is about women’s friendships and a test of those friendships. Cicero wrote that “the shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.” When Leah learns of Kacie and Harmony’s secrets she feels betrayed. What would your response have been?  
  3. If you were in the same situation as Harmony and Kacie, protecting loved ones, how would you handle it?
  4. Have you ever been in a situation where your loyalties were divided?
  5. Harmony’s father appears after a 30+ year absence. Has someone who hurt you in the past contacted you, wanting to make amends?
  6. Corky’s mother-in-law is cold, calculating and two-faced. How would you handle a difficult mother-in-law?
  7. What would you do if you were faced with a surprise pregnancy by your teenager?
  8. Leah’s brother-in-law has secret feelings for her, but she prefers denial to taking him seriously. If you were attracted to your deceased husband’s brother, would you deny your feelings out of loyalty to your husband, or give love a chance?
  9. Have you ever lied to a loved one about the passing of a pet?
  10. Do you believe in messages from a loved one who has died? Have you ever had a reading from a medium or psychic?
  11. Which character did you identify with most and why?
  12. Which person would you most like to be friends with?
  13. What was the emotional highlight of the story for you?
  14. Were you surprised at who had the payoff money?


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