Teaser— The Governor’s Wife

This week’s excerpt is a scene from The Governor’s Wife. Ogonna is reminiscing about the past with Philip.

Sometimes reminding an ex about good times is a way to begin discussing unresolved issues. It can also be a tool to try and prevent him/her from moving on.

Do you think talking with an ex about a past relationship is necessary for closure? 


Philip was living their dream without her. Living it with someone else—his fiancée. A profound envy of the woman shuddered through Ogonna, tightening her abdominal muscles. And an uncontrollable desire to remind him of their past overwhelmed her.

She turned to him. “Remember when I used to sneak out from my house in the evenings to ride on your motorcycle with you?”

Philip swept his eyes in her direction and his lips turned upwards into a reminiscent half-smile. 

“As if I could forget.” He chuckled. “You always pretended to be frightened so you could hold me tight.”

Ogonna laughed. “Oh, so you knew all along…and here I thought I was being slick.” She stuck out her tongue in playful jest. “I must confess, I enjoyed our first trip on that bike so much I became reckless, hardly able to wait for the next time.”

She heard Philip’s wistful sigh, and her chest warmed. What lovely memories they’d shared on that motorbike. 


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The Governor’s Wife 

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Amaka Azie

She explores the beauty and intricacies of the continent in her sweet and sensual love stories. Her books showcase bold and exciting female and male African main characters with compelling storylines. She was named one of the most influential authors under Forty by the Nigerian Writers Awards (NWA) for the year 2017. Apart from getting lost in creating fascinating fictional characters, Amaka enjoys reading, painting and traveling with her family. She lives in the United Kingdom with her husband and daughters where she also practices part-time as a family Doctor.

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