A ribald tale set in Edwardian Portsmouth. Merry Begotten is the second in The Pompey Saga series. Susannah a recent and young widow tries to preserve her newly found independence, against the wishes of her father. When Sebastian, an old friend of Susannah's dead husband, moves in to Fairview House, tongues wag, but is the gossip misdirected?Emily, former maid at Fairview house, seeks excitement outside her marriage. When she meets Charlie Price, she can't decide whether he excites or frightens her. Charlie's a rough bloke, you wouldn't want to cross him, but he has a liking for Emily's soft spot. Merry Begotten is a gritty, but humorous account of the inhabitants of Portsea Island. The Pompey Sagas describes ordinary lives, led by extraordinary people.
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