Category: Fiction

The Unbeliever

The Unbeliever

Chapter Two At the same time Molly received a notification that she had a buyer for her TV, Frank Simiyu received a phone call. The call lasted all of three minutes and if you were in the same room as…

La Bel

La Bel

Chapter One Molly stared at her phone. She read and reread the message she had received from her bank. Insufficient balance, it said. Insufficient balance. She was sitting up in her bed, her back against the hard headboard - part…

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

He knew something was wrong as soon as he stepped into the shade. The sun, slightly obscured from view, peered in from time to time as if it was privy to something he was not. The air felt heavy. It…

Home (A Short Story)

Home (A Short Story)

On the morning of June 18th, 2010, Jack Mutua was hit by a car. He was on Moi Avenue, trying to get to Tom Mboya Street so he could make his way home when it happened. The light was green…

Have a Good Night

Have a Good Night

She bought the mattress on Sunday. She spent the entire day deciding on whether to buy the blue one with the white welting cord. It was as stiff as a board but (more…)

Lipstick

Lipstick

“Red is a lovely colour on you,” she said. Sarah smiled and pursed her lips. She looked in the mirror and admired her new look. “Thank you.” (more…)

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