Sometimes, the truth is better left untold. When Judi altered this law and went on to seek a dark hidden secret. What she found instead was her life in a turmoil of danger and now she must be brave and stand against those who will go to any length to have her mouth shut... even kill her.
Will she be able to defeat all odds and expose such a daunting secret or will she be alive long enough to tell the tale.
An eye opener to suspense crafted by a contemporary Nigerian writer.
About the Author
Osuagwu Alexander (Gracious Paul) is a first class graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe, a prestigious Nigerian university and he has an addiction and passion for writing and crafting amazing stories. He has been drinking from the fountain of pen since 13, however this is his first work to hit such a large audience. Guys, remember to drop a review for this book and tell me how you felt and why. I'd really appreciate
Book cover designed by Kenechukwu aka Mr. Eazy.
The Truth About Tuesday
JUDI PART 1: THE TRUTH ABOUT TUESDAY*******************************************************The stars blared that night. It kept on shinning right in the eyes of Judi. Dark crystal eyes with the most beautiful glance to see the sun. Judi was just the prettiest girl anyone had ever seen. Early twenties but more petite than most of her peers. What really drove people nuts about her was the ability to talk very fast. She could literally say more than a gazillion words in counting minutes. But, boy! Was she the most beautiful girl ever?Judi gazed into her wrist watch once more. As strong as she could, she pulled herself to count the remaining minutes. What exactly did she want to do? Standing in one of the alleys of Lagos. How could someone be so fragile and yet so brave? All she knew was that she had to get this off her chest and
2It was morning. Judi couldn’t get much sleep last night and even her crystal dark eyes have started to become red. How do you sleep when you find out that what you know could be the end of your life. When you find out that some truths are better left untold.“Look on the bright side Judi, this will soon be over and you will be back to your normal life” that was what she told herself everyday since her life became a turmoil of a danger. Today was Friday, just days after they had found out the truth and now it looks like, they have been living this secret life for much longer. Everyday passes so slow, straining as the moon and sun transcends. Judi took a quick shower and boarded a bus to work.Last year, it was a dream come true for her to be among the reporters on NTB, but now she clearly had no flair to pursue such dreams and such career in journalism. It had even been the reason
Judi ran into the open office. She could hear the voices of some men ordering her to stop in the name of the law. She just couldn’t stop. Not today, not right now. She was pleased that she was wearing her white canvas which made it easy for her to sprint through. She grabbed her purse and without a word dazed through the stairs. The shot came really close to her ears and she screamed. She screamed so loud but she didn’t stop running. Not even fear would stop her now. She could sense the men behind her as she burst out of the office. She hunched into the bus which was about leaving which marvelled everyone on the bus on how such a pretty young girl could be so uncanny. But she didn’t care.All that made sense was watching from the rear view mirror as the two men cursed themselves for not getting to her. Cursed themselves for being outrun by a woman. She just breathed out as a tear dropped from her eyes.When Judi got to
Judi pulled herself up. She just had to keep on walking and she had go keep on going, no matter how much pain throbbed in her head. She couldn’t see anything and the rain was clearly done by now. If she stayed here longer, they might come for her again and the only way to be safe was to keep on moving. She didn’t have an idea where she was going. All she knew was that she had to move as soon as possible. She took her bag and walked to the other side of the abandoned church. She pulled her foot as she struggled like a zombie on the run away from faster enemies.Her breathe just kept on increasing its pace and she could not help but inhale breath sips aloud. It was the only reason that she wasn’t out of oxygen yet. The only reason she was still alive. Whenever she closed her eyes, the thing that throbbed her the more was not even the ache on her head. It was Tuesday. It had taken only a day to change their lives forever. She kept on walking then
When Judi stood up, the clouds were covered by the dim stars. She made her way out of the church and trudged on to the street of Agor. The more she walked, the more her feet got stuck to keep on going but she kept on walking, no matter how much the ground hurt her bare feet.She didn't know where she was gonna take shelter. Home was no option. There was no way she could go back home. They would probably be waiting for her... waiting to take her out... waiting to finally clip her and all the secrets she had vowed to expose.Her sole pricked her once more as she felt the pain frizzle her body. She was clearly deeply hurt. Her wrist watch was already broken and the shards stuck on her hands. She took it out but she didn’t feel the pain. It was like she had become a raving anaesthetic, then it hit her again as she felt the pain alive in her head. She wasn't superwoman afterall. Her hands caressed the spot where she had taken out
JudiPart 2: Tapes"Now, she must do all it takes to survive and the only way to stay alive is to get the leverage..."***************************************************Clement paced down his private office. He just couldn't believe that a mere female journalist had indeed manoeuvred his best secret agents. How did a mere journalist with no military expertise murder the most scary mountain on the police force. He knew one thing for certain. As long as she still lived, she was a national threat and something must be done to keep her silent. Something really drastic..."Damn it!" He knocked over the glass table in front of him. Who the heck was this girl? Why would she be trying to ruin her career? Why now?The plan had been so straight and without any fluctuations until she came around... until they came poking. If only those mother smuckers had kept their eyes to themselves
Judi was locked one room away from swimming officers of the LPF whose task was to freaking shut her mouth. She was damn scared and had no iota of idea on how to escape the swimming LPF officers who were only one door away from getting to her. She touched her jean back pocket again to make sure that her piece to freedom was still there. It was her only leverage. It was the only way to get back her freedom but would she ever be free?She had not signed up for all this shit when she became a journalist. Well, she did make a pledge to stand for the truth. Hell, she never knew the truth could be so dangerous until Tuesday. She remembered him once more. How calm and confident he had always been. The amazing smile that dropped from his face and the way he literally joked about every single thing. It seemed to be ages ago, when they worked together on many tasks in the office."Judi, I think I have got a whale hole," that was the last thing he had said in the off
From the look on his face, one could see the fury burning through his eyes. If he had lasers in those eyes, he would shoot anyone standing in front of him.Was this a real situation of incompetency in the LPF?And even if it was as a result of unskilled manpower in the ranks of the police force. How hard could it possibly be to take care of the excesses of one female citizen.Clement brushed his fifty year old black hairs with his palms. He could feel the grey hairs lurking around on his hairs. It reminded him of the fact that he was close to his retirement.For the first time, he felt a surge of fear envelope his arteries and pump blood into his heart.If only he had been younger, he would have taken the torch and shown these morons how to run things around here.The LPF had not been his day one dream. He always had this hunger for power and restoring order to a corrupt society.Maybe, he was strict an