Notes Under the Door & Other Stories is a collection of seven short stories.
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Looking for something to read? Click on the covers below for a fiction read set in Nairobi
The Enchanting Violinist
Nairobi’s water company had a special way of cutting the citizens down to the same size. Granted those with more money than she did solved their water problems with one call to a water broker. One full water truck about now would solve all her problems.
Sadly, she was broke.
It was the end of March, that no-man’s land between payday and tight budget. All the money in her purse was strictly reserved to basic needs: food, fare, credit for her phone.
Nyambura sighed again.
Curse the water company, to think she paid her water bill on time. Why couldn’t they service her with water on time too…such a one-sided commitment. She scowled. Sorta like love in Nairobi these days.
All the men she met had commitment phobia.
Nyambura laughed then.