Short stories tagged with Recovery

Listing 23 stories.

In present-day New York City, a young Colombian woman strikes up a friendship with an older Columbian man fleeing the memory of his kidnapping and subsequently finds relief from her own trauma.

A man working at a home for disabled folks reflects on a day in his life.

When an ex-marine put a bullet through his skull, he didn't expect to wind up in a neurological research facility, relearning how to feel and think with the help of an advanced brain implant. As his emotions return, the marine must confront once again the guilt that drove him to attempt suicide.

A young adult gradually adjusts to his new reality after a cancer diagnosis and a surgery which gives him new, bioengineered eyes.

As an old woman revisits her family's quintessentially American history, she finds a way to respect and love her parents, despite the scandals and tragedies they endured.

A Midwestern woman reflects on a past heartbreak from 1993 that led her to check into a tacky hotel, drink her worries away, seduce a married late-night radio talk show host, and doubtfully come to a personal realization.

An man with nothing begins renting a room in the home of a couple in rural Washington. As he stays with them, the emptiness he feels begins to be filled.

After his grandson’s estranged mother comes back to town, a man must struggle with his long-held sexual attraction for the woman, his son’s ex-girlfriend.

A young girl endures the loss of her twin sister. In grief and denial, she comes to believe in a false identity and goes hunting in the woods, where she encounters a dangerous spirit that threatens to imprison her for eternity.

A mother invites a former employee to join her on a boat ride where everything takes a turn for the worse.