The Jacket

by Lynn Johnson

The black canvass jacket has a red lining. A size 10, with an unmistakable sun design on the reverse, it has a delicate silver chain connecting the two breast pockets when zipped at the front. The sleeve is slashed above the right elbow, approximately four inches, and is loose at the shoulder suggesting a struggle may have taken place. A dark stain, likely to be blood, on the lining of the jacket suggests the wearer had suffered an injury to the chest. It was found in a hedge outside the High School and to date the owner has not been identified. Police reports indicate they suspect foul play and have asked for full co-operation from the public in this matter.


Lynn Johnson has been living in Scotland for nearly three years and has finally found the time to write. She's the author of Grandma's Shrinking!