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Midnight Sea

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"Lani opened her eyes fully, straining to see something, anything. It was as though she swam in a black sea that blacked out all light, all visual sensation. 'I can't see,' she whispered. 'I can't see!' Her shriek rose and echoed off the blackness."

A seemingly random shooting at her aunt's coffee farm has left Lani Tagama blind. Now she must learn to navigate in a world of darkness. With the help of an embittered ex-cop, Ben, and a half-trained guide dog, Fisher, Lani discovers she can regain a shadow of her former independence.

But strange and dangerous secrets lurk behind the beauty of this seaside paradise. Suspicion grows that this was not a random shooting, but an attempted murder, one with its roots in a hippie commune burned over thirty year ago. Lani realizes she is a target, and that she must find the shooter before he strikes again.

Reading Guides

Reading Group Guide

  1. What do you think would be the worst thing about being blind?
  2. Ben struggled with guilt. Why is guilt such an insidious weed in our lives? How do we eradicate it? Or can we?
  3. Did Ben do the right thing when he found Meg hungry, wet and her parents drunk? Why or why not?
  4. Is there anyone in your life who struggles with growing up and being responsible? Is there anything you can do to help?
  5. Lani had a past that shamed her. Why is it so hard to live down our past mistakes?
  6. Were you a child of the hippie era? Do you still carry some attitudes left over from the way you grew up like Rina and her friends? If so, are they helpful or harmful?
  7. For a time, Lani refused to accept her blindness. What have you refused to accept in your life? Should you accept it?
  8. Ben's career path changed when his friend was blinded. Did he overreact or was it meant to be that way?
  9. One of the themes of the book is finding freedom from our past. Discuss some ways to do that.
  10. Ben rejected the idea of letting Meg's grandparents raise her. How did you feel about this? Should he have been more willing to turn her over? What if he hadn't known anything negative about them? Would that have changed how you feel?
  11. How do you feel about genetically engineered plants? Was Rina overreacting?
  12. Thresh's obsession with Rina consumed his life. Has love ever made you do something that surprised you?

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Midnight Sea, Colleen Coble

Details

"Lani opened her eyes fully, straining to see something, anything. It was as though she swam in a black sea that blacked out all light, all visual sensation. 'I can't see,' she whispered. 'I can't see!' Her shriek rose and echoed off the blackness."

A seemingly random shooting at her aunt's coffee farm has left Lani Tagama blind. Now she must learn to navigate in a world of darkness. With the help of an embittered ex-cop, Ben, and a half-trained guide dog, Fisher, Lani discovers she can regain a shadow of her former independence.

But strange and dangerous secrets lurk behind the beauty of this seaside paradise. Suspicion grows that this was not a random shooting, but an attempted murder, one with its roots in a hippie commune burned over thirty year ago. Lani realizes she is a target, and that she must find the shooter before he strikes again.

More Information

Length 320 Pages
Series Aloha Reef Series
Publication Date February 13, 2007
Company
  • Thomas Nelson
ISBN-10 1595541403
ISBN-13 9781595541406
Height 8.2"
Width 5.4"