Short stories tagged with Inheritance.
Listing 28 stories.
The daughter of a recently-deceased actress discovers that the man she thinks is her father may not be—and that she might actually be the offspring of a highly acclaimed actor who just so happens to be in town.
In an old family house in Maine, the family patriarch announces his death the same day that his granddaughter is to be married. His grandson is named the sole heir, and conflict ensues.
An American recent divorcee travels to Germany using his inheritance money and falls in love with a prostitute who owns a monkey.
When a mixed-race Black woman attends her family reunion in North Carolina, she is unsure how to reveal to her family that her father has died and left her all his land.
When a young man graduates college and inherits money from his grandfather, he decides to move to France for a year, hoping to feel more at home than he ever did in Chicago.
The wife of a poet documents her marriage of five years as it tumultuously unravels during one summer in Maine.
Clea vists her grandmother's seaside estate that was stolen from her by an ex-lover.
A German hotel owner in Hawaii experiences a jolt of excitement in his life when a young woman who loves literature and detests flights as much as he does checks in his hotel...with her husband.
In the future, all humans must wait in an impossibly long line, where getting to the front means securing one’s future and never having to worry about money again. Waiting in the line for decades on end, the worst of humanity comes out.
A woman's husband and daughters work on dividing up her valuables between themselves and one of the woman's friends after her death.