Inheritance is a story about a young woman dealing with the death of her mother. Will the stranger at the wake reveal family secrets to her that have stayed hidden for a lifetime?”
The music drifting down from the upstairs flat breaks my reverie and the soft single bed creaks as I adjust my position. My back is aching: goodness knows how long I have been sitting here in my old room, daydreaming, staring sightlessly at the pink flowers on the faded wallpaper. I shift the laptop back onto my knees and try to concentrate on the email that I’ve been struggling to write for the past hour.
“Dear Friends, I am writing to tell you…” I pull a sour face and delete the last three words with a quick click of the mouse.
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