This reading group guide for The Ice Princess includes an introduction, discussion questions, and ideas for enhancing your book club. The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your discussion. We hope that these ideas will enrich your conversation and increase your enjoyment of the book.
When the remote, beautiful Alex Wijkner is found dead of an apparent suicide in the sleepy fishing village of Fjällbacka, Sweden her childhood friend Erica Falck is shaken to the core. Erica and Alex haven’t spoken in years, but now Erica, back in her hometown after the deaths of her parents, finds herself haunted by their shared past, their lost friendship, and the suspicion that something isn’t quite right about Alex’s death.
Joining forces with local detective Patrik Hedström, Erica delves into the mystery of Alex’s death, peeling away layers of secrets to reveal the shocking, deeply disturbing past that reaches into the dark heart of Fjällbacka and threatens to tear aside its idyllic façade.QUESTIONS AND TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION
- Erica’s initial involvement in the mystery of Alex’s death is purely coincidental, but as time goes on she becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth about her childhood friend’s past. What do you think motivates Erica to pursue th