One of Pagano's top ten stories that give a genuine sense of how passion is lived and often lost in the real world, as shared at the Guardian:
Be Mine by Laura KasischkeRead about the other entries on the list.
Sherry, married and in her 40s, receives an anonymous Valentine’s Day card with the message “Be Mine”. Kasischke gives us a minute portrayal of an American reality in which everything, including desire, seems perfectly ordered. She pushes her characters, ordinary people, to the point where their destiny is overturned. We watch as the superficial order is stripped away and they lose control of their lives.