Stories from Islamic Novel

The Gift (Part-59)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."So, she asked for you? But why? Why you? It's not like she was dying. And where are her children? She could have asked for Hidayat and yet she chose you. She sure really likes you...

The Gift (Part-58)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."You don't have to apologize. I wanted to come", Syakirah told her. "I'm sure you're busy, dear. I'll be fine now, InshaAllah", Saleha said. "Ani is here. Doctor Norman said I could go home tomorrow, InshaAllah"....

The Gift (Part-57)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Thank you for coming on such a short notice. I'm sorry if, I troubled you", Ani began. Syakirah couldn't conceal her panic. Being in the emergency room reminded her the night she brought her neighbor's bleeding...

The Gift (Part-56)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."I'm sorry for you but fighting it like this is not good for you, Sal", Ani said as she looked at her friend. "You know I'd do anything to help you get your wish…InshaAllah I would…...

The Gift (Part-55)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Saleha had agreed to accompany Ani to K.L for a Busana Muslim exhibition on Tuesday. Ani also had some of her routine boutique's errands. They reached K.L at 2 p.m. and checked in at the usual...

The Gift (Part-54)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Imran shrugged his shoulders. Umar just smiled at him. "Now that you've seen more of what she's really like, you're still saying she's just okay. Is that true?", Umar asked Imran. "What do you want me...

The Gift (Part-53)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Well, okay. No pressure", Umar laughed a little. "Take your time...though I think you've taken too much already. Now, what about this thing with Melissa?", Umar asked with a mischievous smile. "What do you mean? We're...

The Gift (Part-52)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Saleha glanced at the clock. It was almost 4 p.m. Imran was on the phone with Umar. They were going to play tennis after Asr prayer. When Imran came back yesterday, she was surprised but happy...

The Gift (Part-51)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah was a little surprised but she was right she thought. It was exactly like she had imagined. Imran had thought she had agreed to be match made, or at least, to the idea of matchmaking....

The Gift (Part-50)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The next morning the treasure hunt started at 8.00 a.m. Hidayat went with one of the groups to get a close insight for his article. Imran waited at the canteen with the lecturers. He joined Mr....

The Gift (Part-49)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."You shouldn't have driven up here. But I'm glad you did, though", Hidayat told Imran. "Well, I was going to leave you a message at first and stay at the hotel. But then the thought of...

The Gift (Part-48)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Iskandar arrived with Marina and the twins. They had been stopping by every evening since Imran had been away. Saleha had thought of asking Iskandar for details about Melissa but decided to hold that thought for...

The Gift (Part-47)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Imran had gone to Penang to negotiate with KS Holding's new potential client. Iskandar drove him to the airport on Tuesday morning. When they left the house that morning, Imran felt glad that Saleha had not...

The Gift (Part-46)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Mom, about last night...I'm sorry if I've hurt your feeling in any way", Imran began.Saleha looked at him and said, "It's okay, honey". "I'm sure, InsyaAllah, when the time is right, neither one of us has...

The Gift (Part-45)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Saleha recalled her conversation with Imran. He had been avoiding any topics that might relate to the meeting at the coffeehouse and at Dr. Norman's party since the day they got back from KL. Ani had...

The Gift (Part-44)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah was walking to her office after class when a student stopped to talk to her with a salam. "Excuse me Miss Syakirah, but do you have a minute?", Hidayat asked. Returning his salam Syakirah looked...

The Gift (Part-43)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah went to take some more drinks. Suddenly she heard Imran's voice not far from her. She turned, and their eyes met. She casually walked away. Imran excused himself from the people he was talking to...

The Gift (Part-42)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Syakirah thought for a while before asking, "And how would I know what happened earlier would not happen again?". There was silence. "I give you my word, InshaAllah", Imran replied firmly. Syakirah thought of Saleha and...

The Gift (Part-41)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."I'm sorry, mom". "You should feel sorry for yourself. Imran...", Saleha paused. She looked into her son's eyes and proceeded, "I know you weren't interested in meeting her. I'm upset Imran because you blew it to...

The Gift (Part-40)

To read the previous part of this story, click here."Are you sure?", Imran asked her lamely. "Yes. I think Mrs. Yasmin and I should leave now too." Then looking at the two women in front of her, Syakirah continued, "I'm sure Aunt Saleha and Aunt...