The Surrogate

General Fiction, Humor, Romance

By C J Evans

Publisher : Oxton Red

The Surrogate


C J Evans
I don't really take myself too seriously. Life is far too short to do that. I've spent a lot of my time working in jobs that I hated and living a life full of regrets. Now, I write because I enjoy it and that is what is important to me. I don't have any pretensions of being the next He More...


Does a man really need a woman to have a child?

Tristan Sheppard hates weddings. From the little tissue paper invites that came floating through his door to the personalized polo shirts he was forced to wear on stag nights. Unfortunately for Tristan, he was of an age where weddings dominated his social calendar. In his thirties, single and relatively wealthy, Tristan prefers the playboy lifestyle he has adopted. Others however, have plans for him.

Tired of being set up by his 'friend' Stuart Robinson and with an unhealthy infatuation with Stuart's wife Emily, Tristan grows tired of being told to settle down. Tristan believes that the only true love is between a parent and child, which gives him the idea of becoming a father. The only problem is... he doesn't want a mother.

After approaching ex-girlfriends and lovers, Tristan sees the solution to his problem is to pay Marie McDonald, a single mother from a poor estate in Edinburgh, to be his surrogate. But little does he realise what he has let himself in for...