Falsehood: A short story by Shubricca L Bell. (Pt.5)

Thirty years ago. 7 days after Mr. Abimbola’s death. “Thank you for meeting with me. I know that it’s only been a week, but Eboda was my friend. I want to honor him by keeping his vision for Eboda Technologies alive,” Mr. Bennet said, to Mrs. Abimbola who sat in front of his desk. “I…

Falsehood: A short story by Shubricca L Bell. (Pt.4)

“It didn’t make sense to me either at the time baby, but your father was under a lot of stress and pressure. Maybe he did die of an accidental drug overdose. I don’t know. I mean, I never knew that he used any drugs, but he was dealing with a lot, and sadly that’s how…

Falsehood: A short story by Shubricca L Bell. (Pt. 3)

“Kerrie, I’m so sorry,” Kacely said, as the two of them sat at a corner table inside a cafe. “Don’t be. I knew what I was getting myself into before I married Jackson. Truth is, he’s always loved you, and I knew that,” Kerrie said. “But he married you,” Kacely said. Kerrie took a deep…

Falsehood: A short story by Shubricca L Bell (pt.2)

“Jackson! We’re going to be late for church,” Kerrie yelled up the stairs to a rushing Jackson. The Bennet’s were faithful members at the mega church that they attended, but Jackson would rather sleep in on Sunday mornings if he could. However, he was a man of image, so regularly attending Sunday services with his…

Falsehood: A short story by Shubricca L Bell (pt.1)

Jackson Bennet was everyone’s dream man. He and his wife were definitely couples goals. They had two children, one boy and one girl who both had natural blonde hair and blue eyes. Jackson’s family lived in a mansion in Beverly Hills, not too far from his company in L.A, where he was currently CEO, of…

Cuffing season: A short story by Shubricca L Bell. (Part 4)

“I had no idea you liked ballet,” Loni said, as she and Teddy entered the seating area of the Performing Arts Theatre. “Well, truth is, I’ve never been. I just remembered how much you loved ballet growing up, and I thought you’d be interested,” Teddy said, as he motioned for Loni to sit first before…

Cuffing Season: A short story by Shubricca L Bell. (Part 3)

It was Thanksgiving, and Loni’s family had heard that she was coming with a date. No one was happier than her mom. Although Erica was ecstatic about who this date was, she managed to keep it a secret. When Loni and Teddy walked in the door, Barbara (Loni’s mom) greeted them both with a warm…

Torn: A fictional love story by Shubricca L Bell. (Part 7)

Brenda had fallen asleep for a couple of hours, when she was awakened by a screeching sound. The T.V. was still on from earlier. Maybe it was the T.V, or Marcus. She looked at her cell phone, and it was two in the morning. She got out of her bed, “Babe? Is that you?” she…

Torn: A fictional love story, by Shubricca L Bell. (Part 6)

“Hi dad. Can the kids spend the night with you and mom, tonight? I have to work later than I thought. The other CNA, called in sick today,” Brenda said to her dad, who was on the other end of the call, about to go pick the kids up from school. “Sure, baby. You know…

Torn: A fictional love story, by Shubricca L Bell. (Part 5)

Brenda was off work the next morning. She called Eric and asked him to come over. He did so, with hesitation. She didn’t tell him why she invited him over, but truth is, she wanted to know what he knew about Marcus. Eric came over. “I knew you’d come back to your senses and come…