Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Seven

Chapter Seventy Seven I’d been told time and again that falling in love meant fireworks, heart-stopping spectacles that would consume you. I’d never felt that kind of love. With Mirzaq, I’d been swept away – but only because I’d been so determined to make him my lifeline. Now, with Zaakir... There was no mind numbing … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Seven

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Six

Chapter Seventy Six I’d promised myself that if I got too anxious, I would simply hang up. I wasn’t counting on him to answer the phone after barely two rings. “Hello?” a sleepy voice answered. “Azraa?” “Hey,” I breathed. “Um... how are you?” “...Fine. Are you sure you’re okay?” he pressed. “What made you call … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Six

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Five

Chapter Seventy Five The insistent chime of my phone aroused me from my sleep. I groped for it, praying silently that Azmiah wouldn’t wake and start crying. Who on Earth was calling me in the middle of the night? I squinted at the screen and suddenly, was wide awake. Rayyan? Had something happened to Amira, … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Five

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Three

Chapter Seventy Three I had decisions to make. For the first time since before my daughter had been born, I no longer had to look over my shoulder or remain trapped where the security was tightest. I could go wherever I wanted. The question was – would I? I’d dreamed about the moment when I … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Three

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Two

Chapter Seventy Two He didn't like that, this old man whose name I still did not know. "You are very quick to judge." "I made the same excuses for Mirzaq as you did." It was the first time I'd ever admitted it out loud. "I tried to come up with ways to justify his behaviour, … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Two