What’s the worst EVER book ending?

The Washington Post has an article today about readers’ choices for the books whose ending infuriated them. Their readers singled out Gone Girl–I love that book’s ending!–, Cold Mountain, and My Sister’s Keeper (HATED THE ENDING OF IT). It’s a fun question.

I loathe the ending of Atonement and have decided that the book really ends at the close of the penultimate chapter.  I love Kate Meader’s Playing with Fire but I hate the ending–I don’t like stories where a hero/ine has to give up his or her dream to have an HEA.  I’m trying to think of other romances whose endings I deplore, but am coming up blank.

What do you have for me? What books, especially romances, do you hate the end of?

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