Inheritance Author:Judith Michael From Deceptions to Possesions to Private Affairs, Judith Michael always delivers the most engaging, deliciously readable best-sellers. Now comes the crowning achievement- Inheritance_ a 'sumptuous saga of a woman's journey to her dreams; of a powerful family pitted against an orphaned family; of a passionate love, won and lost and regained. — Whe... more »n Laura Fairchild goes to work for the wealthy Salingers, she befriends Owen, the eccentric family patriarch, who invites her into his charmed world. There she finds love and luxury and becomes a sister, daughter, a trusted confidante and the lover of Paul, Owen's dashing nephew.
Then Owen dies, leaving Laura his Beacon Hill home and valuable piece of the Salinger hotel empire. Quickly the family closes ranks against her. When they uncover the secret Laura has hidden for years, even Paul turns against her.
Overcoming scandal and the loss of the man she cannot forget, Laura works to recapture all that was ruthlessly taken away. But her estranged brother, Ben, has his own score to settle with the Salingers. Keeping his identity a secret, he marries into the family, taking control of their corporation.
For Ben and Laura, the stakes rise as the secrets of the past gather like threatening clouds. Yet it is only when these secrets are revealed that Laura is able-at last- to regain her love, her family, her true inheritance.
From the cobblestoned streets of Boston's Beacon Hill to the fashionalbe enclaves of the European jet set, from the loneliness of the outsider looking in to the triumph of worldly success and the embrace of a loving family, Inheritance delivers a legacy of riches- with heart and love and superb storytelling.« less