How does the theme of infidelity thread itself throughout the story?
What did you know about Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) prior to reading this novel? How does it impact the progression of the story?
How does the story change when looked at from the angle of being a story about a BIPOC character? Does that change how we perceive the character’s actions?
While many thrillers feature women who lose themselves to titles imposed by society, THE OTHER MISTRESS questions how BIPOC women are tasked with both building and maintaining a flawless veneer and how this compulsion can become devastating. What do you think about this lens?
Do you think it’s possible for someone like Adira to heal from the trauma she’s endured?
If you found out your life partner was sleeping with two people other than you, how would you react? What would you feel?
Adira had a very harsh upbringing and witnessed a lot of things in her younger years that she shouldn’t have seen at her age. Do you think Adira’s disorder makes sense considering all she’s been through?