Karen Cecil Smith

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The Violin, a short story by Karen Cecil Smith, is included in this anthology by Main Street Rag.
"Both informative and entertaining, Pillow of Thorns is a model of historical fiction."
–Lee Smith
Children's Picture Book/ Fiction
"Karen Cecil Smith lovingly brings to life this holiday's Moravian customs in a North Carolina community of 1850."
-Kathleen Benner Duble
"Well-researched book about the tragic life and times of the region's most famous midwife."
–Wanda Urbanska
Children's Picture Book/Fiction
"A wonderful book that could easily become a regular part of the Christmas season."
–NC Society of Historians

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An Anthology from Main Street Rag Publishing which includes The Violin, a short ghost story by Karen Cecil Smith. The 252 page collection contains hair-raising stories and poems by gifted writers from around the world.

SYNOPSIS OF THE VIOLIN: When a musician purchases a used violin, he takes home more than the instrument. An eerie tale of possession, ghosts, and revenge.

Polterguests can be purchased from Main Street Rag Publishing by clicking on the Quick Links section at the bottom of this page.