The Inheritance Games (Paperback)Jennifer Lynn Barnes (author)
A deliciously twisty addition to the YA thriller genre, Barnes' addictive mystery pits a girl who unexpectedly inherits a fortune against the deceased's enraged family members.
An utterly addictive and twisty thriller, full of dark family secrets and deadly stakes. Perfect for fans of One of Us is Lying and Knives Out.
She came from nothing.
Avery has a plan: keep her head down, work hard for a better future. Then an eccentric billionaire dies, leaving her almost his entire fortune. And no one, least of all Avery, knows why.
They had everything.
Now she must move into the mansion she's inherited. It's filled with secrets and codes, and the old man's surviving relatives - a family hell-bent on discovering why Avery got 'their' money.
Now there's only one rule: winner takes all.
Soon she is caught in a deadly game that everyone in this strange family is playing. But just how far will they go to keep their fortune?
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Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 200 x 130 x 25 mm
'A thrilling blend of family secrets, illicit romance and a high-stakes treasure hunt... The nonstop twists kept me guessing until the very last page!' - Katharine McGee, author of American Royals
'A fantastic rollercoaster of a book! We Were Liars meets The Da Vinci Code. I loved it!' - Kat Ellis, author of Harrow Lake
'One of YA's more reliably twisty and brilliant thriller authors is back with a brand new series that's every bit as impossible to put down as her others' - Buzzfeed
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“An Addictive YA Mystery”
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