The Inheritance

Zumaya Otherworlds
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 What if you could have your every wish, whim, and desire? What would you want? And what would others want from you?

Jess Claiborne is about to find out.

After eight years in a Mexican prison, Jess is attempting to readjust to normal life. Then he inherits a mysterious box from his murdered uncle—a box that will grant his every wish.

But ownership of this box comes with a terrible price tag—possibly the life of the woman he loves, and his own.

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Christopher Stires lives in Riverside CA. He is a novelist, short-story writer and struggling screenwriter. He has written four novels for Zumaya Otherworlds: Rebel Nation (an alternate history political thriller; Dark Legend, a paranormal thriller/ghost story; The Inheritance, winner of the 2003 Dream Realm Award for Horror, and Paladin's Journey, an epic fantasy in the spirit of Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian. He has had more than 70 short stories and articles appear in publications in the United States, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Finland, France, Greece, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. A sequel to Paladin's Journey, Paladin's Journey: Sabian, is scheduled for release in 2019.

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Publisher
Zumaya Otherworlds
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Published on
Feb 19, 2019
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Pages
222
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ISBN
9781612713854
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Fantasy / Dark Fantasy
Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Occult & Supernatural
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This content is DRM free.
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