Writing ‘Barren‘ got me through Lockdown. I had the inspiration to write it as my daughter-in-law was pregnant at the time with our 5th grandchild. I thought a lot about the unborn baby during my own ‘confinement’ at home, and of course many ‘what ifs’ came into my head.
Esme Jones and husband Aron have completed their family and have twin sons Jared and James. Esme’s older sister Eden Reece is desperate for a child, but a hysterectomy has put paid to any chance of her becoming a parent. When Esme offers herself as a surrogate, Eden and husband Billy are delighted. However, when Esme notices the first fluttering of life inside her and a scan reveals that she is carrying a girl, both sisters are not prepared for the outcome which threatens to tear the fabric of the whole extended family apart.
‘Barren‘ is now…
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