Short stories tagged with Curious Ending

Listing 8 stories.

Shortly after an Indian P.h.D. student is arrested for hiring a prostitute, he is released from prison and develops feelings for a P.h.D student working in the library, all while attempting to differentiate between love and desire.

A nanny for newborns takes care of a mother with postpartum depression and her child. Against her own rules, she finds herself getting attached to the baby.

After his newspaper route, a young paperboy enters a Southern café, only to be roped into a philosophical conversation surrounding love by an old man.

In present-day Montana, an eighteen-year old’s father goes missing at the same time that a cougar begins to roam around town, which leads to a string of tragic losses and an uncomfortable blend of revulsion and awe for the silent creature.

Because of a mysterious science experiment, a man remains a child in his head, even as he grows into old age. With time, his family members die one by one, forcing the man to confront his unusual origins.

A woman in New Zealand writes a letter to her friend warning her not to go looking for her as unexplainable forces draw her back to a mysterious door in a hill.

A young woman travels the highway to her eerie childhood home only to remember why she left in the first place.

When a New York woman learns that her assistant’s husband cut his middle finger off during a fight, she can’t help but dwell on her assistant’s luck with men and her own inferiority.