The first novel in the Inspector Ainsworth Series is Inheritance. Inspired by the 1960's it is a story of greed, murder, drugs and corruption. Nick Kenby comes to Sydney to claim his inheritance that is controlled by his Aunt but unwittingly becomes involved in the murder of his Aunt's maid. The police immediately suspect his Aunt, Mary Jamieson, who has been under their surveillance but she brings names Nick as having a motive to kill her. This brings him to the police attention and as Mary will do anything to ensure she retains control of his inheritance targets Nick as the maid's murderer. But another murder is committed that of her business partner and again she accuses Nick for both murders. Now Nick wants revenge for what his father and Aunt did to him and his mother. A fast-moving story of greed, deceit, and murder. Nick struggles with the violence, drugs, police corruption, and fights for his own survival.