Short stories tagged with Family Tension

Listing 9 stories.

An extended family gathers in Maryland for Christmas and plays a game of charades. During the game, various areas of family tension are revealed.

A father involved in the business of trading horses becomes involved in a trade with an infamous trader while running errands for his wife.

A family going for a ride in their new car makes a wrong turn onto an incredibly trafficked freeway leading to an unknown place.

When a young girl mysteriously disappears on a family's beach vacation, two parents and siblings retrace their memories for clues.

Torn between the demands of being a mother, keeping a home, and working a job as a prison officer, a woman struggles to make ends meet.

After a tense dinner party at a wealthier family's house, a young girl and her family get into a car accident that sets the girl's life on a dark and magical trajectory. Once she grows older, she sets out on a road trip with hopes to leave her haunting past behind and start anew elsewhere.

After yet another hurricane, a Puerto Rican family reflects how they hide their struggles from their Americanized relatives.

A crew producing a staged paranormal tv-shows begins shooting a new episode in an allegedly haunted bar when their on-stage medium suddenly flips the script.

A morose middle-aged man's dull life is turned around when he gives a ride to a money-embezzling dental receptionist who's trying to skip out on her life.