CHAPTER 9.3 – MABEL GETS CUT-THROAT

‘Hao, my dear. A priest?!’ Themba Ndlovu was sitting behind his beaten up old wooden desk. Government furniture. Pine and plain and rather characterless. Mabel was sitting across from him, plopped into an old, poofy two-seater couch that somehow fit into Themba’s office. Her legs were folded in under her and right then her face […]

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CHAPTER 8 – MABEL AND 3AM MEETINGS

The bedside clock was at 02:37. The soft tick…tick…tick was adding some Ella Fitzgerald to the candle lit room and shadowy ghosts were dancing against the ceiling. An enormous ginger cat was stretched across the double bed; his eye slowly opening and closing in delicious sleepiness. But there was nothing sleepy or delicious about Mabel’s […]

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