Stories from Islamic Novel

The Gift (Part-79)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah called as promised and Imran received her call. "Assalamualaikum", Syakirah greeted."Waalaikumussalam", Imran returned her salam. He asked who she was. Then Imran apologized for not recognizing her voice."That's okay. How's Aunt Saleha doing?""Alhamdulillah. She's fine....

The Gift (Part-78)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."For behaving myself, Mom", he teased her."That and for inviting her"."Well, that's my treat. You did say this might be the last meeting we have with her. So, I want to make it special for you",...

The Gift (Part-77)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Well, for your information we do teach English for business students at the college", responded Syakirah with a smile."Yes. May be one of these days we could invite you to give a talk to our students",...

The Gift (Part-76)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."We just got here about an hour ago.""Alhamdulillah. Aunt Ani, Yasmin is coming with me", Syakirah informed Ani."Whatever is comfortable with you Syira. I'm grateful enough for your agreement to be with me on this. All...

The Gift (Part-75)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Imran came home at 5.30 p.m. and met his mother watering her orchids. His heart felt heavy at the thought of losing another parent soon. He braved himself and walked to her."Seeing you doing this reminds...

The Gift (Part-74)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Imran, there's something else I want to do tomorrow, In sha Allah"."Yes?", asked Imran as he was trying to be as casual as possible knowing what Saleha was about to say."I'd like us to meet Syakirah...

The Gift (Part-73)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."So, there's nothing serious between the two of you?", Umar voiced out his guess.Imran closed his eyes while shaking his head slowly. "Before my dad passed away…or may be I should say before I married Kaira,...

The Gift (Part-72)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Silence."So, when is the meeting?", Umar broke the silence."Tomorrow. I'll drive them to KL to visit Hidayat. Then we will go to Hillview Hotel, InshaAllah", Imran explained.Umar recalled what Imran had told him before about his...

The Gift (Part-71)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Ani had asked Imran not to tell anyone but he insisted telling his best friend. Umar was shocked because this meant his friend would be playing with someone's feeling."I did think about that. In fact, I...

The Gift (Part-70)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.On Monday at 9.30 a.m., Ani dropped by to visit Saleha on her way to the boutique. She had called Saleha before coming and said she wanted to talk to her about Imran and Shakirah. Saleha...

The Gift (Part-69)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Ani told him they would meet Syakirah at Hillview the coming week. It would be a trip to KL to visit Hidayat but end with a meeting with Syakirah. After their talk at the restaurant, Ani...

The Gift (Part-68)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."You know that I love your mother like my own sister, right?", Ani asked and Imran nodded in agreement. "Well, what I'm about to do is what any sister would do. Imran, there is something that...

The Gift (Part-67)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Imran, you know how much I love your mother and all of you children, right? I would do anything if it would make the whole family happy, In sha Allah", Ani said and paused."So, you did...

The Gift (Part-66)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Not exactly but it has to do with it. Don't worry I'm not setting you up with anyone. Even if I would, I would be doing it on my own. Your mother wouldn't be in this...

The Gift (Part-65)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."May be"."But...Imran, it's not a good start for a healthy relationship with Melissa or any woman. Some day you've got to get passed that. May Allah help you, pal!". "I know… In sha Allah", Imran responded...

The Gift (Part-64)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."I'd never want to measure another woman to Kaira. Kaira is Kaira. That's why I acted such a way towards Syakirah at that time. It was like I want to make her go away before I...

The Gift (Part-63)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."I know. But this is the woman my mother wanted me to meet and hoped for me to pursue a relationship with. That makes her different." "I still don't get where you're going with this, Imran....

The Gift (Part-62)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Umar had a point Imran thought. "Well, I'll think about it. I don't want my mother to know if I were to see Aunt Ani", Imran said. "Good. Now, what are you going to say to...

The Gift (Part-61)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah understood what that meant. She felt like she was put in the spot. If she agreed, it would mean she would be doing something totally against her principle. But then she told herself, she would...

The Gift (Part-60)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Thank you for coming again, Syakirah", Saleha said. "Don't mention it. Alhamdulillah, I'm glad you're better today", Syakirah told Saleha. "Yes, Alhamdulillah. She sure is. The doctor said we could leave now. You came just on...