Shelter from the Storm

cover SFTSWhen a wild 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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