Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Three

Chapter Three Saami’ah hated Saturdays. “Saami’ah?” Haseena knocked lightly on the door. “Can I come in?” In the middle of brushing her hair, Saami’ah seriously considered ignoring the woman. Haseena tapped on the door again. “Saami’ah?” “Come in,” she gave in. The door swung open immediately and Saami’ah’s stepmother hurried in as though afraid she … Continue reading Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Three

Fiction: The La Di Da Lady Part 15

Part Fifteen Goodbye. I never said it out loud, but I want to think they heard it. I don’t know exactly how long it’s been since the last time I spoke to anyone I know. That’s a little pathetic, isn’t it? It’s the truth though. I tried to, at first. I did the dutiful friend/daughter/young … Continue reading Fiction: The La Di Da Lady Part 15

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Interlude Part 2

The very first thought Amira had when she was presented to her new mistress was ‘Mummy was right’. At the time, she had no way of knowing that even her mother’s worst imaginings would pale in comparison to what she would live through in the ten years she remained in the Mahomeds’ possession. She had … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Interlude Part 2

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Interlude

She’d never thought it would happen to her. Her mother had praised her beauty since she’d been a baby, constantly boasting triumphantly that she’d borne the one who’d be used to further their lineage and net her father a pretty sum from whichever family in their community wanted a beautiful daughter in law. She would … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Interlude

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Sixty Two

So, I have just figured out that possibly no one read Chapter Sixty because WordPress ate it. If so, SORRY! And please go read 60, 61 and then this one. Chapter Sixty Two It is counter productive to storm into your mother’s bedroom and drag her out by her hair, I reminded myself for what … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Sixty Two