Some say coming home is never easy, but for Johanna Brighton — accomplished attorney, loving sister and devoted granddaughter — coming home was always easy. That is, until she returns to her family's homestead to bury the devoutly religious grandmother who has been more like a mother to her and her three sisters since the death of their parents twelve years before. The homestead and the open arms of Granny are where she always turns when life becomes too overwhelming. But this visit will be different, difficult to say the least. As the attorney of the family and the responsible one, Johanna will be expected to serve as the executor of her grandmother's estate. However, she will also face the most intense battle of her life as she journeys through a dangerous maze of family secrets and demonic strongholds to carve a path to freedom from The Bequest.
A captivating novel set in the South, The Bequest takes the reader on a spellbinding tour of spiritual warfare. Renée Aikens poignantly weaves a haunting tale of one family’s legacy of secrets and sin — a legacy that spans the lives of three generations. A suspenseful read, with an unforgettable climax, The Bequest is the true embodiment of an old adage. For the legacy of family is indeed wrought with stories yet untold. As sure as darkness meets the dawn, the stories must unfold. What is done in darkness must come to light; a true reckoning of the soul.