Stories from Islamic Novel

The Gift (Part-119)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Tomorrow, In sha Allah. Please be with me on this", Imran replied short and Yasmin nodded but still with a questioning look. Just then he saw Syakirah approaching their table. He stood up and they exchanged...

The Gift (Part-118)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Well, must be really important if you came here looking for her", Yasmin said."Something that should have been done now or never. I've taken too much time already. It's time I do things right once and...

The Gift (Part-117)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.As in the last Language camp, Syakirah and Yasmin were teaming as advisors for the students' activities. This time the language camp would be at a seaside and the college wanted to do it earlier than...

The Gift (Part-116)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah hid her feeling for Imran. She knew he was not ready for a real commitment. She herself doubted her feeling sometimes when she thought of her attachment to Saleha. Her feeling for Imran and her...

The Gift (Part-115)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."What are you trying to say here, Imran?""This marriage of ours.""Yes?", Syira felt like a bomb was about to be dropped."I have thought about it. Honestly I wanted to keep it and we know it's because...

The Gift (Part-114)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."In sha Allah, I will do what's best", responded Imran."In sha Allah".After Umar had left, Imran sat in the big chair in the study room, his favorite chair by the window. He thought about Kaira, his...

The Gift (Part-113)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."We did talk. I told her about Kaira. I gave her the gift my mother picked for her.""But you didn't ask her?…Oh, Imran. From the way you talk, seems like you want to keep the marriage....

The Gift (Part-112)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah looked at him. She could not really understand what he meant. Was he referring to their marriage and wanted to keep it? She dared not ask him for it might be the opposite. She felt...

The Gift (Part-111)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The wedding was going smoothly. It brought back the memory of her wedding to Imran. As she was remembering it, she caught a glance from Imran. Then when the 'akad was done, they caught sight of...

The Gift (Part-110)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The tahlil ended at around 10 p.m. Half an hour later the house had fewer people in it. Some stayed to clean up and made last few arrangments for the wedding the next day. Finally there...

The Gift (Part-109)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Hanim was happy to see Syakirah. She spent time with Hanim, helping her with the tahlil and the wedding. It was after Maghrib and she had just finished her solat when Imran came to their room....

The Gift (Part-108)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah was happy to receive a call from home. Her stepmother told her that Nadhirah had given birth to a baby boy the day before. They would like to do ‘aqiqah ceremony for the baby. She...

The Gift (Part-107)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah was about to do her solat when the sound of a car pulling up infront of her house. She peeped through the window and saw Imran and Ani getting out of a cab. They had...

The Gift (Part-106)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah learned from the warden that Hidayat had been sick for two days. She explained to the warden that she knew Hidayat's family. They took him to the hospital. The doctor asked him to stay for...

The Gift (Part-105)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah was alone in her office after finishing her double period class. She heard from Hidayat's lecturer that he had not come to class for two days. While she was thinking of calling the warden to...

The Gift (Part-104)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."But to commit to a marriage with her I feel like I can't … I won't.""Because of Kaira?", asked Izwan."I still love her. She was my wife", answered Imran."And this is your wife too even though...

The Gift (Part-103)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Don't regret Imran. There's a good cause behind everything Allah made", Umar reminded him."I should know that"."So, when and where?", Umar asked about the place Imran was going to go."The place with the beach", Imran replied....

The Gift (Part-102)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Before leaving Imran asked Syakirah to keep in touch with him about Hidayat. Syakirah agreed to call him if there was anything about his brother. Ani just watched how comfortable the two of them seemed. It...

The Gift (Part-101)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."We've discussed the other day. And we're okay with the way things are right now", Imran said."So, Syira has already told you that she knew Saleha was sick and was playing in the plan too. I...

The Gift (Part-100)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.They were so engrossed in their conversation when Ani gave a salam at the door. She was happy to see the couple in front of her. Saleha would have loved to see the newly weds she...