Book Club Discussion Topics
Is the problem of human trafficking being taken seriously enough by our Government?
Which characters in the book exemplify the abuse of power?
Would some people really do anything to stay alive, even accept organs from healthy, living donors?
Character and Plot
Did any of the characters remind you of someone you know? How?
What sort of character is Lee McCloud? What flaws does he have? What are some heroes of other books that you would compare with Mac?
Why was Mac a loose cannon? Was he still one at the end?
Does Tally achieve the resolution she was seeking for her parents’ death? Did her experience make her tougher or was she already tough?
What did you enjoy most about the Mac/Tally relationship? Can you see it developing in the sequel or is it bound to fail?
Which of the minor characters – Scotty, Wisebaum, Khalid, Ziad, and Sheriti – did you enjoy the most? Why?
What is one of the more memorable scenes for you?
Was the violence in the book appropriate for the plot? Too explicit/not explicit enough?
Was the sex in the book appropriate for the plot? Too explicit/not explicit enough?
What might Mac and Tally do with the gold they stole from Khalid?