Koya’s Choice – 12

12 – The Past starts to take A Backseat Koya let go of Kim’s arm and stalked forward, intent on punching Charlie.  The bastard, how dare he— “Hold it,” Kim said, tightening his arm around her waist.  He restrained her against him. She struggled for a minute but then stopped when she realized people were watchingContinue reading “Koya’s Choice – 12”

The Virgin Journey – Book Review

The Virgin Journey Book Review Gary Stokes is a struggling young American, who then lands a job with a press bureau based in East Africa and an expatriate is born.  Gary moves to Kenya, meets a fellow reporter, Guy, who helps him adjust to his new life.  Cue in intimidating government officials, unmovable landlords, andContinue reading “The Virgin Journey – Book Review”

Koya’s Choice – 11

11 – I Miss You, I Hate You, I Love You Koya glanced up to see Adele and a man dressed in a white t-shirt and jeans walking toward them. “Oh no, here comes Addie,” she said with a groan. Kim chuckled and bumped her arm with his shoulder. “She’s harmless,” he teased. Koya shookContinue reading “Koya’s Choice – 11”

The Virgin Journey

This writer has been taking detours from regular writing. It happens and I had a request to review a book recently. I love any books set in my corner of the world, love them even more when the author reaches out to me for some thoughts. So, my detour lately has to do with thisContinue reading “The Virgin Journey”

Koya’s Choice – 10

And so…We’ll meet again…. Saturday morning dawned with bright sunshine streaming into the Dhal mansion.  Charlie came down the stairs in a cheerful mood, a spring in every step he took.  No one could burst his happy bubble, he thought as he jumped down the last step.  Today was the day he would get to seeContinue reading “Koya’s Choice – 10”

Koya’s Choice – 9

The Odds and Ends…daily life… Late Friday afternoon, Koya sat at her desk in her office reading the contract Mahali Travels had sent her.  A soft knock came, and she glanced up to see Hana walk in carrying a rolled up poster.  Koya smiled in greeting at her cousin.  Hana came to her desk andContinue reading “Koya’s Choice – 9”

Picture Perfect 15

Chapter 15 Sunday afternoon, Victoria parked her car in the parking lot and got out with a groan.  She was exhausted and her clothes were dirty.  Opening the trunk, she removed a kiondo filled with vegetables: her mother’s care package after the work-filled weekend.  She’d spent her weekend at her family farm in Kinoo helpingContinue reading “Picture Perfect 15”

Koya’s Choice – 8

Chapter 8 – I Remember, Do you? Nairobi had changed in eight years. The city had grown, expanding its wings to the surrounding towns, boasting bigger and better buildings. Charles Dhali found it exciting. He’d grown too. Eight years in the outside world, learning business under his father, he’d had no choice but to growContinue reading “Koya’s Choice – 8”

Koya’s Choice – 6

6 – Living, living…really, I’m living Koya reached for her cell phone. She glanced at the caller ID and sat up in her seat. “Musa,” she answered. Our client is not happy. He wants to promote vacations; you’re making that difficult, why?” “I’m not, Miss Koya,” Musa said. “We’re reworking the pictures as we speak.Continue reading “Koya’s Choice – 6”

Koya’s Choice – 4

Chapter 4 – A Letter Ashi wrapped an arm around Koya’s waist. Koya was grateful as it rather felt like she’d fall on her face. Kim stood glaring after the black Mercedes, his fists clenched. All Koya could think was that Charlie needed help. He was hurting, she’d seen that in his eyes. There wasContinue reading “Koya’s Choice – 4”