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 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 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