Fiction: Transmutation Chapter Twenty

Chapter Twenty When Emma called to inform her that Daaem needed her to attend an event with him again, Aabirah seriously considered saying no. She’d been taken aback and a little hurt by the way Daaem had acted the last time they’d been together and a spiteful little place inside her wanted to demand an … Continue reading Fiction: Transmutation Chapter Twenty

Fiction: Transmutation Chapter Nineteen

Chapter Nineteen Daaem was fed up. In the past few weeks, Aabirah had mentioned his father constantly. It was driving him insane. He knew, rationally, that she didn’t have any idea of the history or the baggage between he and Ameer. But the repeated references to Ameer were putting him on edge. And Aabirah had … Continue reading Fiction: Transmutation Chapter Nineteen

Fiction: Transmutation Chapter Eighteen

Chapter Eighteen In the car, Aabirah turned to Daaem apologetically. “I’m sorry about tonight,” she said sheepishly. “We left early because of me.” Daaem shook his head. “I can’t blame you for feeling uncomfortable,” he said lightly. “I was uncomfortable and I’ve had twenty-four years of experience dealing with it.” Aabirah shook her head. “I … Continue reading Fiction: Transmutation Chapter Eighteen

Fiction: Transmutation Chapter Seventeen

Chapter Seventeen When Aabirah’s cell phone rang, it shocked her enough that she threw it clear across the room. Who on Earth could be calling her, she wondered, as she hunted for it, finally tracking it down under the carved leg of a chair. “Hello?” “Hi, Aabirah.” “Daaem?” She’d never heard him sound so awkward. … Continue reading Fiction: Transmutation Chapter Seventeen

Fiction: Transmutation Chapter Sixteen

Chapter Sixteen Aabirah’s mood swings made Daaem’s head hurt. She’d been puffed up and spoiling for a fight all night – he was surprised it had taken her so long to work up to it, honestly. But then she’d just... shut down. She had a habit of doing that, he’d noticed. It unnerved him. It … Continue reading Fiction: Transmutation Chapter Sixteen