This reading group guide includes an introduction, discussion questions, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Lisa Lutz. 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. Introduction
Lisa Lutz is back with the third installment in her sleuth series, Revenge of the Spellmans
. Still reeling from the confinement of a restraining order and court-ordered therapy (See previous document, Curse of the Spellmans
), Isabel Spellman finds herself removed from her investigative life, serving drinks in a Bay Area dive bar.
But when her boss, Milo, insists that she do some detective work for one of his friends, Izzy is thrown back into the business, as one curiosity leads to countless more. What ensues is a hilarious and mysterious case of mistaken identities, dysfunctional relationships, and much-needed family therapy.
Isabel—under the pressure of inheriting the family business, taming her manipulative sister, uncovering her brother’s strange actions, and getting to the bottom of her one and only commissioned case—finds herself broke, living secretly in someone else’s apartment, and being blackmailed by an unknown assailant.
As new and old romances surface, friends leave, and jobs disappear (well, sh