BIRTHRIGHT Fiona Lowe

A family tangled together by a rich inheritance simmers in secrets, childhood rivalry, favoritism and betrayal. Is inheritance a privilege or a right? Three families. Three claims. One fortune …let the bastardry begin.

The Jamiesons are wealthy and considered aristocracy in the heart of Victoria’s high country. Margaret, the matriarch has always been as tight with money as she is with her affection. As her health deteriorates though, the siblings who have been civilly separate to maintain appearances are thrown together with shattering consequences. ‘Where there is a will there’s a relative’ is an oft bandied about phrase, and never more relative than in this instance.