An Unwanted Inheritance
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She explained that there had been a serious accident on the nearby motorway involving a coach full of German tourists that had rolled down the motorway embankment resulting in many serious casualties.
Max and Ellie are terrific characters, I didn't feel that there was enough about Nathan to know him well. The decision as to what to do with this unexpected windfall poses a moral dilemma and differing points of view which threaten to destroy the tight bonds of family and friendship. The characters were well-rounded and I liked that the chapters were written from different characters perspectives so you could gain an insight into their thinking.Although this is an intriguing, well-written and enjoyable read, I really didn’t like the characters that much. by offering to purchase goods and services you represent to us that you are 18 years of age or over and authorise us to transmit information (included updated information) to obtain information from third parties, including but not limited to, your debit or credit card numbers or credit reports to authenticate your identity, to validate your credit card, to obtain an initial credit card authorisation and to authorise individual purchase transactions. Could you have a more intriguing opening sentence, one that sets up the premise of this extraordinary page-turner of a novel in just one line? I opened the bedroom door as quietly as I could, so as not to disturb Louise who I could sense was fast asleep. When their father dies unexpectedly, siblings Max, Ellie and Nathan can't even contemplate emptying his house-not least because he spent his last decade curating what feels like a museum to his polished public image.
there was potential here, but this fell very flat for me… when we reached the last 10% of this book, I genuinely expected more given the build up throughout. Louise took the letter from me whilst at the same time dunking her plain digestive biscuit in her coffee and proceeding to eat the soggy biscuit at the same time. A family find a suitcase of money, they all have different thoughts and desires on what should happen to the cash.
This was an interesting read, flagging up a range of emotions which will probably be recognised by many rwaders, albeit in a variety of guises.