Short stories tagged with Gossip.
Listing 33 stories.
While waiting for their reverend to arrive for their prayer group amidst a horrible storm, a pair of elderly Southern women try to repair a broken friendship by sharing stories about the mysterious acts of God that saved them.
When an old couple known for their great love seek divorce on scandalous grounds, it becomes an affair debated within their small Jewish community.
After a Hispanic shop owner witnesses an act of infidelity, the husband of the cheating wife kills her in what he believes to be an act of honor.
A seven-year-old plantation heir overhears his mother and her friend discuss the allure of black women. He then discovers a dark secret about his family tree, which leads him to a breaking point.
While conducting research in the remote country of Keteng, a Stanford grad student hears that another American has entered the country and is challenging the power structures in place.
A middle-aged Texan mother in Alcoholics Anonymous tells stories about her eccentric, rich neighbor instead of focusing on the miserable truth of her own addiction.
In twentieth century Ireland, three women decide to impart their generosity on an old man, but their bad manners and hosting skills are not well received by their charity case.
An eight-year-old girl attends a family lunch with her aunt, uncles, and cousins. Family drama ensues as a baby is hidden from his grandmother, an uncle drinks too much alcohol, and children indulge in naughty conversation.
When a woman returns to her home town in Kentucky after many years, she finds her family nothing like she remembered. Much to her dismay, she also encounters the man who broke her heart so long ago.
A woman who cares for her ill mother falls in love with a successful man from her hometown, but cannot marry him until her mother’s death.