Short stories by Jim Allyn


Listing 2 stories.

A couple moves into an old, country farmhouse and is touched by a sentimental grave. One day, a man arrives after being released from a mental hospital, tells the couple it's the grave of his beloved pet, and asks to dig it up; however, police detective intervenes and arrests the man. It turns out the man is a serial killer and the grave holds a suitcase full of trophies from his former victims.

A former Marine suffering from PTSD kills a teenage boy on the beach during a paranoid episode, forcing his childhood best friend and military buddy to come try to bring him in—dead or alive.