Surprises is a delightful collection of short stories, each of them with an unexpected twist at the end! It has a wide variety of stories and has elements of suspense, mystery, comedy, romance, satire and drama. Whether it is a scheming housewife, a crooked politician, a loyal friend, or a loving dog—there is something to hold and engage everyone. Easy to read, with relatable characters, the stories talk about real people in real-life situations. Whether you want to read them all at one go, or savour one story at a time, this collection is sure to entertain and enthral you. Written by upcoming author Uttara Talapatra, some of the characters in these stories will remain with you long after you finish reading them.