who was standing at the door to Paul’s house and she felt a shiver run through
her spine, she knew her! She’s the marriage wrecker who had appeared at her
church wedding with Chike.
who’d taken the man she loved and the father of her children. She stepped
outside, shut the door behind her and took three steps towards the woman till
their noses almost touched.
voice dripping with venom.
You’ve hardly left the church where you blackmailed my husband and now, you’re here to
blackmail Paul right?”
Eloise asked in spite. “You think I blackmailed Chike?”
elsewhere you good for nothing pig, my husband told me all about you and how
you chased him from pillar to post in the United States and wanted him to be
give her a slap but Boma caught it mid-air.
stared at both women, his sister’s hand was in the air while Boma held it
firmly in her grip.
Paul asked in surprise.
comported themselves, Eloise didn’t want her brother to know anything about
Chike or he might cause more trouble than there already was. Boma didn’t want Paul to know that Eloise had tried to wreck her marriage for fear that he’d
laugh at her.
to leave.” Eloise said.
met Boma, she’s Junior’s new nanny.” Paul said to his sister.
really wanted to badly damage Boma’s face.
smirk. So she was a nanny, what happened to her rich family that Chike had
bragged about? She thought.
smirking at her role as Junior’s nanny.
little sister.” Paul said.
Do you two know each other?”
before.” Boma denied.
her.” Eloise said.
go inside the house and Boma followed him behind. Eloise quickly dragged her by her
shirt and Boma found herself facing Eloise again.
mademoiselle…we’ll meet again.” Eloise threatened.
a nanny? That’s not what he told me or is this part of your social service
a life together.”
be smart to keep our meeting to yourself. Let’s fight this battle woman to woman.” Boma said stiffly.
Boma spat and sauntered into the house.
slam shut and took deep breaths, the devil had just found her way into her
lair and she there’s hell to pay.
said to his son.
younger sister.” Boma chirped in.
two.” Paul said, walking over seat at the table.
family. Any particular reason?” Paul asked.
where she was all the while we were…”
down at the table.
United States, schooling and now, she has a job there.”
people’s husbands to the list.” Boma said under her breath.
moved your nanny duties to four times a week.” Paul said.
agreed on twice weekly. How dare you make this decision without consulting me?”
quickly travel for a month so…there’s really no one else…that leaves us with
you.” Paul said drinking a cup of tea.
just end this for you by meeting up with your husband and telling him our
and new nanny, he was soaking the words in.
with a catch in her voice.
stared at the plate before her. This wasn’t good, she thought, if Eloise was
Paul’s sister, then, she could also know the truth about her and seeing the way
she spoke possessively about her husband, she could tell that the secret would
get to Chike in no time.
Paul said with a smile.
week if you can keep it that way forever.” Boma said, wondering what possessed her
to make such promise.
said with a bigger smile.
in the taxi with their mother, she wondered where they were headed.
Paul’s house to spend the night then you can return to my sister’s house
morning and Cherub was worried.” Cherish said.
sorry for leaving you guys like that during the night.”
lollipop, she wasn’t paying any attention to her mother or sister.
mom?” Cherish asked.
estate and soon stopped at a house. Eloise and her daughter’s walked into the
house and were soon ringing the bell. Chike opened the door and beamed at his
he kissed Eloise then stooped low to hug his daughters. “My gorgeous cupcakes.”
father in horror. She backed away from him.
auntie’s house, mom.” Cherish said.
say hello to daddy.”
auntie’s house now!” She said stomping her foot.
about the house.
Cherish! Say hello to daddy now!”
and ran off to hide behind the car in the compound.
anything the matter?” Chike asked.
you so much and yet, she’s acting so strange.” Eloise said.
go talk to her.” Chike said as he headed towards the where Cherish had gone to
beside the car, her arms folded over her chest and a stubborn pout on her lips.
hello to daddy?”
you to bits.”
to go to auntie’s house.”
reaching out to hold her arm.
the one who told everybody that you didn’t know us.” She said accusingly. “It
was you! I saw you in the church and you said that we are not your children. The daddy I know wouldn’t do that, the daddy I know loves me and Cherub.”
I was acting a drama, it wasn’t real.” Chike lied. “That woman with me was an actress and we were just doing a small feature film. I’m still daddy and you’re
still my chocolate cupcake.”
aunt’s place. I don’t wanna stay here anymore.” Cherish said with tears in her
take you home but first of all, I have ice cream in the fridge. You can eat all
of them if you want.” He said with a smile.
him into the house but she was smart, she knew something was different and that
this daddy was not the same as her daddy in the States, try as he may, she
refused to be convinced otherwise.
seeing Boma at her brother’s place. ‘She’s a nanny?’ she kept repeating to
herself. As she watched Chike play with his kids, she watched him. Was he lying
to her as her sister had said?
answered while tickling his second daughter.
she means nothing to me.” Chike said, leaving his daughter to seat by Eloise’s
wondering how a newly married woman can leave her husband’s side barely days
after her wedding.”
sick…it’s a terminal disease of some sort.” Chike said quietly.
asked, happy to find that Chike’s wife was hiding things from him.
honey, I told you, Boma’s from a rich family and she doesn’t need to work for a
living…” He said pulling her close for a kiss.
hospital right now?” Eloise pressed again.
question before, what are you getting at?”
to be sure that she’s far away.” Eloise said kissing him passionately.
his, all she could think of was how exciting her revenge against Chike’s wife
would be. She stole her man and now, she would be happier stealing him back
from her. Life was sweet after all.
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