Stories from Islamic Novel

The Gift (Part-99)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah looked at the man sitting in her living room. That was the first time they were together alone. Suddenly what Yasmin said a few days ago about her wish for Syakirah and Imran came to...

The Gift (Part-98)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Imran stopped by Hidayat's room to see if he had everything ready. They were leaving that morning to KL. Ani had asked Imran to give her a lift to her friend's boutique. They could also meet...

The Gift (Part-97)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."All went well in JB?", asked Yasmin as they were both walking to the Language Center."Yes, Alhamdulillah. All was beautifully done", replied Syakirah."And the marriage?", Yasmin asked what she had wanted to ask."We talked… Imran and...

The Gift (Part-96)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Imran glanced and smiled at her."So, you're okay with this?", asked Imran to confirm."Yes, In-sha-Allah.""Thank you, my friend", Imran teased her with name and smiled. Syakirah returned his smile. They both could feel a sudden change...

The Gift (Part-95)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah said goodbye to Hanim, Hidayat, Iskandar and Marina. Ani called her to say goodbye and promised to see her soon. Imran drove her to the airport. They were both quiet until they were half way...

The Gift (Part-94)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.After sending her parents to the airport, Syakirah helped Hanim to see things for the second tahlil. They felt comfortable in the company of each other. Syakirah felt the presence of Saleha in her new sisterin-law....

The Gift (Part-93)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.As they both were walking to their separate rooms, Imran stopped and said, "Syira, thank you again”."You're welcome. But I hope you'd stop saying that. I'm just doing what I can. Alhamdulillah, all went well today",...

The Gift (Part-92)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."I'm sorry. I don't mean to interrupt. I must have forgotten. Hanim told….", he was interrupted by Syakirah."It's okay. This is your room, Imran. Don't apologize, please. I was about to go out and see if...

The Gift (Part-91)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Abang Imran left everything about this room to Mom and Aunt Ani", explained Hanim about the room. Ani smiled sadly. "She was so happy with the preparation. She would have love you so much, Kak Syira"."I...

The Gift (Part-90)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."You know, she even bought the two of you a gift. It's somewhere in her room at home. She wanted to present it to the two of you when you come to JB". Syakirah was crying...

The Gift (Part-89)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."She was a good person. I knew her in a short time, but I could tell", said Syakirah and Ani nodded."She smiled at me and at Imran. And Allah's name was ceaseless on her lips. Imran...

The Gift (Part-88)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The family decided to bring the body to JB the next morning. Ani and Hanim stayed at Syakirah's house with Yasmin. Syakirah and her parents decided to follow the family to JB. Yasmin had to return...

The Gift (Part-87)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Yasmin watched her friend with her new in-laws. Syakirah was a member of this family now. The wedding was done and the witnesses agreed to its validity. As she was studying the new bond between the...

The Gift (Part-86)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The house was full of happy noise when the groom party arrived. By 3.30 p.m, all were seated in the living room waiting for the procession to begin. Syakirah was in the bride's room, which was...

The Gift (Part-85)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Well… you have a point there, but I have a feeling they are just business colleagues"."You and your feeling again….”, Syakirah smiled while shaking her head. Then, she added, “Not my business to interfere, Min"."Don't sound...

The Gift (Part-84)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Syira, for someone who's getting married in a few weeks time, you sure don't look anxious", Mei Lin told her. She was among a few friends who knew about her engagement with Imran. Syakirah was very...

The Gift (Part-83)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah nodded in agreement. The more she knew Imran, she began to slowly erase her earlier impression of him. From what she had seen, he might not have all Saleha's traits but he was a good...

The Gift (Part-82)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The engagement took place according to the Malay traditional custom with Islamic values not forgotten. Her family was very strict in observing Malay traditional customs Islamically. It was a small ceremony attended by a few close...

The Gift (Part-81)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Saleha woke up at 4.30 a.m. for her tahajjud prayer. This morning she also did hajat prayer. Later in the morning, she called Syakirah. Syakirah acted surprised when Saleha talked about marriage proposal. Saleha told her...

The Gift (Part-80)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.He stopped as he saw Saleha standing by the door of his room. He was not surprised when Saleha said she wanted to discuss about him and Syakirah."If you really believe she could make me happy,...