The Yellow Scarf

      Barrymore Tebbs
The Yellow Scarf

Five London swingers drop acid and spend the night in the house of notorious Satanist, Basil Townsend. Sex, drugs, rock and roll, and Playboy bunnies.1969. The Rolling Stones perform a free concert in London’s Hyde Park. Flying high on grass and LSD, Peter, Barnard, Bree, and Tristan rock along with nearly a quarter million people as The Stones make history. With them is Pandora, the once-famous fashion model whose downward spiral into addiction made international headlines, now clinging desperately to the belief that only a power greater than herself can restore her to sanity.After the concert, these five friends decide to take a weekend jaunt to the country to visit Hampton Close, a crumbling old country house Peter recently inherited from his Great Uncle, Basil Townsend. A former protégé of Aleister Crowley, Basil Townsend was once one of Britain’s most notorious practitioners of the Black Arts. But inside a locked room at Hampton Close, an ancient evil from a distant land lies festering in the warm, wet darkness, waiting…waiting…waiting…

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    Shelter From the Storm - A Ghost Story for Christmas

      Barrymore Tebbs
Shelter From the Storm - A Ghost Story for Christmas

A weary traveler finds himself stranded on the doorstep of two proper Victorian ladies during a wild winter storm.When a winter storm forces his 1952 Buick Roadmaster into a ditch on Christmas Eve, Walter Spradlin seeks shelter at the home of Amanda Baldwin and her daughter Violet. Mistaking Spradlin for their awaited guest, the dashing young Hoyt Truitt, Amanda and Violet proceed to tell a tale of violent passions and dark family secrets guaranteed to make your blood run cold this holiday season.Inspired by radio mystery dramas of the mid-twentieth century and the lost tradition of telling ghost stories on Christmas Eve, Shelter from the Storm is a short story of approximately 5,000 words.

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