Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Seventeen

Chapter Seventeen Saami’ah had thought nothing could be more awkward than those first few days after she’d arrived at her father’s house. She’d been wrong. When she’d come down the stairs, everyone had been eating breakfast in complete silence. Adnaan had his phone in one hand and was holding it up obnoxiously close to his … Continue reading Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Seventeen

Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Sixteen

Chapter Sixteen Quitting a degree with less than half a year to go sounded like a colossal waste of time and money to Saami’ah, but she supposed she wasn’t any better. She’d spent months buying overpriced coffee and various desserts in order to not get kicked out of the cafés she’d been hiding away in, … Continue reading Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Sixteen

Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Seven

Chapter Seven Knowing she owed an apology was one thing. Making it was quite another. Shame pooled like acid in her belly when she thought about every time she’d snubbed or snapped at Haseena and the anger that she’d had the audacity to feel against the older woman had evaporated, replaced by the shame of … Continue reading Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Seven