The Contract

The Contract

Zeenat Mahal

Language: English

Pages: 123

ISBN: B00HQH9X26

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

The Contract

Zeenat Mahal

Language: English

Pages: 123

ISBN: B00HQH9X26

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


“…I’ll pay you a monthly salary to behave and appear for all practical purposes as my wife…If you agree, the marriage vows can be taken on the phone on Saturday, since I have an hour free in the morning.”

Circumstances have forced the young divorcée, Shahira, to accept Hussain’s unusual proposition. As per their contract, she’ll have his name, will be paid to look after his ailing mother and motherless daughter and will be left well alone by him. Perfect!

Until her new husband decides to stop playing by the rules…

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folly was over and he’d made that clear to Nudrat, repeatedly. He’d even stopped taking her calls because he didn’t have the time for her theatrics. Soon after allowing her to seduce him, he’d realized the similarities between his late wife and her friend, who was so keen to make him feel better. He’d been revolted, with himself most of all. He was doing exactly what had been done to him—he too was sleeping with another man’s wife. He wasn’t that kind of man, or didn’t want to be. So he’d

do the lesser known gems of Europe.” Nudrat’s cup tinkled and her smile wavered. Shahira glared at Hussain. What was he trying to pull? “Aw. Hussain is so forgetful. What we finally decided was that instead of wasting all that money on two trips, we’ll donate the money to charity. Nudrat’s will do just fine, wouldn’t it?” Shahira gave Hussain a sweet smile. He smiled back with a mischievous gleam in his eyes knowing full well what she was up to. “Hussain,” she said ever so sweetly, “do write

she saw Nudrat leave in a huff and Hussain climb the stairs to his room, looking grim. Her heart thumping and breath hitching, she retraced her steps back to the kitchen and held onto the counter to regain her balance. His words still echoed in her mind. She shook herself. There was no way she was going to believe anything he said. Nor was she going to allow this sudden soft, melting feeling inside her to take root. ≈ EIGHT As far as Hussain was concerned, the matter was settled. He

his mother and said hesitantly, “Ami, I need a favor.” “Of course, beta whatever you want.” “Ami…er…there are a couple of meetings I have in Paris with some Arab investors. Shahira met them last time we were there, and dare I say, they were almost as enamored by her as you are. So they’re expecting her this time as well. Do you think you can look after the kids for three or four days so Shahira could accompany me?” Aunty Salma stared at him for just a moment too long and then her face broke

Hussain kissed her passionately, making her heart sing because she knew now that this man would always be kind and chivalrous to her; that he meant what he said, and would say only what he meant. That finally she could trust a man enough to love him, and depend on him to not destroy her because she did. ≈ ABOUT THE AUTHOR Zeenat Mahal (@zeenat4indireads) is an avid reader and has been writing for as long as she can remember. She has an MPhil in English literature from Government College

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