Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Four

Chapter Seventy Four There was silence on the other end of the line. “Mom?” “Azraa, you don’t want to start this conversation.” The hair on the back of my neck stood up. My immediate reaction was to backpedal but I fought it. I’d done that far too many times already. I was tired of sticking … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Four

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Fifty Nine

Chapter Fifty Nine “Mom!” I felt my knees go weak. “I found her,” I breathed into the phone, quickly disconnecting the call. “Thank goodness! I thought – never mind what I thought. I couldn’t find you or Az-.” I faltered. Az. I’d found Mom but there was no Azmiah. “Where is she?” I scanned the … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Fifty Nine

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Fifty Eight

Chapter Fifty Eight I'd loved my grandfather unreservedly and so it was no surprise to me that other people had as well. But it wasn't until they began arriving for his funeral that I understood just how many lives he'd touched. Our house was filled to the brim with mourners, neighbours and strangers who'd come … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Fifty Eight