Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Nine

Chapter Twenty Nine Normally, I would be thrilled to be on a plane. A love for travel had been etched in my DNA, for all that I’d barely been out of Stockholm until I married Zak. Today however, I was cranky and irritable and not even being able to stare out the window of an … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Nine

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Eight

Chapter Twenty Eight I woke up to a house full of flowers. Vases filled with orchids, peonies and lilies decorated every flat surface of our bedroom, kitchen and lounge. Zak had really gone all out this time. He’d even remembered that I didn’t care for roses. I should have been touched. He was apologizing so … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Eight

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Seven

Chapter Twenty Seven I was so distracted when I got home that I at first didn’t even realize I wasn’t alone in the house. It was only when Zak came up behind me while I was stepping out of my shoes that I even noticed his presence. “Where were you?” I stumbled. “Zak! You scared … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Seven

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Six

Chapter Twenty Six I loved Australia with an intensity that surprised even me. We had only been here for a week – we were still looking for a place to stay – but I was happier here than I had been in a long time. I knew that it was in no small part due … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Six

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Five

Chapter Twenty Five There was a hesitant tap on the window. Roused out of my thoughts, I opened the door and came face to face with Amira, the young maid who seemed to be Shamima’s favourite. “Sorry to bother you, ma’am,” she mumbled, speaking to her feet. “Mrs. Mahomed is looking for you.” Like a … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Five