Category Archives: Adventure / Thriller / Suspense

Hope E1: A new beginning

“Ayo! Ayo!! Ayo!!!” A furious but caring mother called from the kitchen. She kept calling until she couldn’t hold it anymore. Now muttering to herself ‘its past six in the morning and this girl still finds pleasure in sleeping when she’s supposed to be preparing for school’. Esther Cole left what she was doing in … Continue reading Hope E1: A new beginning

Glasses and Dimples. Episode 1.

Thirty-something years ago. “Ibiye!” my mum yelled from the living room. “What?” boomed my dad from the kitchen. “Be fast with the watermelon na I’m hungry!” yelled my mum, ignoring his boom. “I’m coming!” my dad yelled back again. You see my parents have been known to be the king and queen of yelling. I … Continue reading Glasses and Dimples. Episode 1.

Chased (or something like that)

Like every other day, I was buried in the deep slumber I finally had the chance to savor, and like every other night, it was predestined to be another short sleep. Needless to say that it was necessary to make the best use of that moment before we were awoken to the new day’s burdens. … Continue reading Chased (or something like that)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Twelve)

That was definitely not the reply they had wanted from him but that was honestly all he had for them. Dan finally nodded and rose to his feet with a smile. “Thank you for your time, Senior Miebaka,” he shook Miebaka who scoffed. “Please, just call me Miebaka,” he corrected as he rose to his … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Twelve)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Eleven)

Judy looked back at the paper in her hand to be sure that they were standing before the right house. It was a three storey building situated by the side of the busy street; she had never been to Aggrey Road on her own and visiting a stranger on her first outing was definitely not … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Eleven)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Ten)

Pamela shook her head vigorously that Dan almost thought it would fall off, “All I’m trying to say is that it doesn’t make any sense”. “Fine”, Judy retorted. “Prove me wrong”, she added with arms akimbo as Dan who was sitting on the single sofa turned his eyes back to his phone. He was already … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Ten)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Nine)

When the door did not budge, the man behind the door cast his whole weight on the door and hissed loudly. Daniel could feel beads of sweat slowly forming on his forehead as he watched the door beside him; he silently prayed the visitor would give up on trying opening it. “Hello sir”, it was … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Nine)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Eight)

Judy impulsively made the sign of the cross and walked slowly towards her father who seated on a plastic chair with sales books opened before him. As much as she knew how he hated distractions, she did not have the luxury of time to wait. “Daddy”, she called as he grunted but kept his eyes … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Eight)