Author(s): Adrienne Nairn
What happens when someone in your family can’t be trusted? What happens when that person is your brother, a former SAS soldier, who moves in on your elderly stepmother with an eye on the inheritance? Cathy, observing this scenario, fears for the victim, yet the odds are stacked against her as her brother moves to ostracise her from the family after a secret is revealed. How can Cathy combat his tactics – tactics learned during his time with the SAS?
Based on a true story, this account shows the hurt and sorrow caused by an inheritance dispute and yet it is an uplifting read as we follow Cathy’s struggle for justice. After moving to New Zealand, Cathy continues to fight her brother’s dirty tactics through the courts. She engages the help of Frank, a lawyer with a gambling habit but a determination to see justice done.
The Inheritance Thief is a compelling story highlighting the growing issue of financial elder abuse and one woman’s will to fight it.