Rehema Tells Her Mother About Trishan

Getty Image Rehema stared out of the window. She was thinking about Trishan and wondering what he was doing. Was he thinking about her? Was he alone in his flat or out somewhere with his girlfriend? She had texted him last night on What's App. "I asked your aunt for your number so that I …

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Melania Goes to Tanner

Melania stood there in her room, still reeling from her run in with Gina yesterday. She had come very, very close to punching her in the face. Marry Tanner? She must be out of her mind. Why on earth would Tanner marry her? The idea seemed so ridiculous and yet, it nagged at her. After …

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After the Kiss

A month had passed since the cocktail party and after trying rather unsuccessfully to get Melania to see him or to answer his calls, he finally heard from her. She called him that morning and asked him to meet her outside of the office building where she worked. The call was brief and Melania hung …

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Out With the Old & In With the New

"So, is it really over between Bryce and you?" Terah asked Mariah. "It's been over a long time ago. He was a player. We've been together for three years and all that time he was cheating on me. I finally decided that I'd had enough and dump his hide." "I'm glad you ended your relationship …

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Signing Papers, Borrowing Books & Making Confessions

Daxon was on his way upstairs to change so that he could go to the beach for a swim when the doorbell rang. He went to answer it and was surprised to see Alecia standing there. "What are you doing here?" he asked her. She showed him a folder. "I brought some papers for you …

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Pining, Abstaining & Longing

What was Dushan doing at that moment? Was he out somewhere? Was he in his flat? Was he alone? Was she there with him? Were they in bed together? Ruth closed her eyes in despair. It was sheer torture sitting there, imagining all sorts of things. How she longed to go over to his flat …

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Ameera’s Christmas with the Joneses

Ameera was nervous about having Christmas dinner with Timotheus and his family. He had told her all about them when they went on their first date. She laughed until there were tears in her eyes. "Your family reminds me a little of the Klump family from the Nutty Professor movies." "It's funny that you should …

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Christmas Eve in Portland

"What's going through that beautiful head of yours?" Hank asked Ede as she stood there by the fireplace, studying him. It was Christmas Eve and they were in the living-room. His mother was upstairs taking a nap. "I'm still trying to picture you as a little terror." He laughed. "Believe it or not, I was. …

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Tadeas Goes to Briony

He stood in the shower, letting the water beat down on his back. His mind was still spinning from the realization that until he had made love to her earlier that day, Velma had been a virgin all along. That meant she had never slept with either Akello or Karl or any man for that …

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Dinner With Reyesh

So, I'm having dinner with Rey tonight and am extremely excited about it. The day after his brother's wedding, he called and asked me on our second date. Initially, I didn't consider him inviting me to his brother's wedding as a date but after we kissed in the car and then outside of my flat, …

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