Ten Years Later…

Safina was in London. She had been there for six years. Before that she had been in Cape Town, staying with a relative. She went there after being fired from her job with the Setons, a wealthy English couple living in Lagos. They fired her when they discovered that she had been having a relationship …

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Twenty Questions

Velma studied him. "No need to look so uptight, Mr. Gray. I just wanted to let you know that Kiskadee Records was extremely impressed with your ad layout." "Oh." He was very relieved to hear that. "As I said on Friday, you did an outstanding job which is what I always expect from you." "Thank …

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Laird Proposes

He was on his way to Martina's place for dinner and was nervous as hell because he was going to propose. It was one thing to date an MP and quite another to be married to one. What about the times when he'll be working late during the week and sometimes even on the weekends? …

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The First Time

It was a bright sunny Sunday morning when she arrived at the church. Mass had just finished and Father O'Reilly was talking to the parishioners as they filed out of the church. He looked very distinguished and stately in the green robe. She would always be grateful to him because it was on account of …

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First Day at Work

It was his first day for work. He was sitting in the lounge. The company car had picked him outside of his apartment building at seven sharp and brought him over to the company which was about a forty-five minute drive. He was told to wait in the lobby and that someone would be down …

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Farhan Meets Elida

They met at a function. He was there alone. Hiya was in New Delhi visiting her family. The woman whom had captivated him the moment he walked into the room and saw her was with a tall African man. Farhan watched her as she laughed and chatted with several people. She looked exquisite in the …

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Caroline is Arrested

The gazebo was a sizeable sanctuary. It was her favorite place on the estate. It was where she liked to read or merely reflect on life. However, today, she found no solace there. Her mind was in a turmoil. She was still in shock over losing Charles and learning that his death was caused by …

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Adaliya and Liang

It was during the summer and I was working as a waitress at a swanky restaurant. The first time he came I noticed him the moment he walked in. He didn't notice me as he made his way over to the table where a group of people were already seated. I finished serving at the …

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Zendaya’s Visit to Johannesburg

It was late afternoon when Zendaya arrived in Johannesburg.  She took a taxi to the church where Father Botha was.  She had called him the night before to let him know that she was going to see him.  She needed to see him.  She wanted to see if he had any news about Father O'Reilly.  …

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The Visitor

It was Sunday and the church was quickly filling up.  He stood there, smiling and watched as Zendaya walked in and found a seat in the third pew. "Father O'Reilly," a voice said behind him and he turned around.  A tall, slender and attractive young woman was smiling at him.  "Don't you recognize me?  It's Aileen …

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