MAY 2022


Welcome to our book club questions for The Pact by Sharon Bolton.


  1. How much did the teenagers’ privilege play a part in the crime they committed?
  2. Why did Megan agree to take the blame?
  3. Were any of the characters likeable?
  4. Felix assigns chemical elements to people in his life. Which chemical element would he assign to you?
  5. At the end of part one, what did you think would happen twenty years on?
  6. If you could call in a favour right now, what would it be?
  7. Favour wise, who came off the worst: Dan and his kidney; Amber and her daughter; Xav and his wife; Felix and business; or Tal with making arrangements for Megan’s father?
  8. Why do you think Tal was so disliked by the group when they were all at fault?
  9. As the story unfolded, did any of the characters become more likeable?
  10. What did you think of the ending? Would you have chosen a different ending?
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