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This week's ghost story from The Moonlit Road is an excerpt from a novel of the same name by 2011 Shirley Jackson Award winner Sheri Holman. Being called a masterpiece of the new Southern Gothic, Holman's tale of a family tragedy stretches from Depression-era Appalachia to modern New York City.

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As All Hallow’s Eve draws near, the veil between this world and the spirit world becomes thinner and thinner, allowing the way for spirits and ghosts to walk among the living. Nowhere are there more spirits who are forever searching, longing or seeking revenge than along the Natchez Trace. This historic piece of land has a storied past, colored with much evil, deceit and heartache. by Judy Smith

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A Q&A with The Moonlit Road storytelling site founder Craig Dominey, complete with a ghost story. How did The Moonlit Road come about? CD: I’m a native Southerner and used to write freelance articles on Southern history and culture. I always felt the South sometimes got a bad rap in other parts of the country so I wanted to create something that taught people about Southern culture in a fun way. So, I chose storytelling and ghost stories as a gateway to do that. Our visitors can simply read or listen to a story, or dig deeper and learn more about the place and culture that the story comes from.

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