Genre: Fiction


As a child, Bongel knows the freedom of a nomadic life. In its pure form, she also knows love in Modibbo’s friendship. However, childhood is lost in an early marriage. She is traumatized as a child-bride, but a fresh start as a student leads her to a cherished friendship with Kauthar who introduces her to her brother, Abdul to Bongel. A romance blossoms between them. However, everything Bongel holds dear is threatened when Kauthar discovers the disturbing secret about her. Consequently, her future is hinged upon whether she lets her past consume her happiness or fights to reclaim the love she deserves.

About the Author

Maryam Bobi is a graduate of Mathematics/ Computer Science from Federal University of Technology, Minna Nigeria. She has attended a number of literary workshops across Nigeria including the ANA/Atiku Abubakar on Children Literature and was invited to the 2013 Farafina Creative Writing Workshop facilitated by Chimamanda Adichie. She is a member of the association of Nigerian Authors.