Barnabas, Quentin and the Mad Magician (October 1971)
When Cabrini, the world famous illusionist, comes to Collinwood, Carolyn Stoddard and her friend Beth Mayberry hope to work as his assistants. But suddenly, Carolyn’s anticipation changes to fear. Cabrini turns out to be a frightening figure, shrouded in mystery. Carolyn is certain his hypnotic eyes have pierced the soul of Beth Mayberry, making her a slave to the satanic rites he has planned.
Barnabas offers to help, but he is already under police suspicion.
News of ghastly murders in the region add to Carolyn’s terror—the victims’ throats have been ripped open. Everyone suspects Quentin Collins. And somewhere in the shadows Cabrini waits and weaves a spell…