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Karen Smith is a freelance writer and editor who publishes fiction under the pseudonym of Holly Bargo. She lives on a hobby farm in southwest Ohio with her family and menagerie of four-legged critters. She has a B.A. degree in English from Wittenberg University.

As Holly Bargo, she has published over 20 fiction books, as well as several short stories and nonfiction articles. She has served as the fantasy editor of Red Sun Magazine, which published fantasy, horror, and science fiction. As a freelance writer, Karen produces fiction and nonfiction for diverse clients. Projects span blogs for business, professional biographies, website content, books, newsletters, and short stories. She is the editor for the World Library Foundation's newsletter.
General Information:
Karen Smith is a freelance writer and editor who publishes fiction under the pseudonym of Holly Bargo. She lives on a hobby farm in southwest Ohio with her family and menagerie of four-legged critters. She has a B.A. degree in English from Wittenberg University. Her books can be purchased through Amazon.

As Holly Bargo, she has published over 20 fiction titles, in addition to nonfiction articles. She has served as the fantasy editor of Red Sun Magazine, which published fantasy, horror, and science fiction. As a freelance writer, Karen produces fiction and nonfiction for diverse clients. Projects span blogs for business, professional biographies, website content, books, newsletters, and short stories. She is the editor for the World Library Foundation's newsletter.

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The Barbary Lion: Immortal Shifters Book 1

By: Ms. Holly Bargo

Once a king and now a police detective and always a hunter, Atlas Leonidus dreamed of his mate and knew the instant her foot touched the soil of his country. In order to secure her cooperation, he drugs, kidnaps, and imprisons his mate who had come to Italy for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. He's handsome and charming and utterly ruthless: a man who's 1,600 years old doesn't thrive for centuries without believing himself superior to everyone else and doing pretty much as...

“I am disappointed in you, Atlas Leonidus. This was ill done.” “But it is done,” he said quietly, with a smidgeon of misgiving, even as he looked over the woman’s lush body revealed to his gaze. “She has already begun to quicken. The process will hasten when the she accepts the mating claim and returns it.” Bianca simply shook her head. His lordship sometimes forgot that in these modern times, women did not simply accept fate. They determined their own paths in lif...

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Skeins of Gold: Rumpelstiltkin Retold

By: Ms. Holly Bargo

This new version of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale addresses some dangling questions not answered in the original story and is told from the perspective of the miller's daughter.

It’s the lot of women to suffer the stupidity of men. I looked out the window of the grand carriage painted and gilded with the king’s family crest as it carried me from the hovel of my home to the castle where I somehow had to make good on my father’s nonsensical boast that I could spin straw into gold. Had my father not soaked his brain in cheap ale to bolster his courage, he would have realized that, if his boast were true, our family would not live in a hovel and...

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By Water Reborn : A Short Fantasy Romance

By: Ms. Holly Bargo

This is a tale of honor and obligation, of instinct and restraint. When the fae huntsman Asher obeys a royal command to capture a mate for the prince, an elderly widow's life ends in water and is then transformed to youthful immortality by water. Dependent upon the huntsman who captured her, Gwen must come to terms with an afterlife that offers one very important choice: accept the huntsman or not. This short story contains mature content which may not be suitable for...

Gwen inhaled the soft air, fragrant with the scent of lemon groves and some pretty pink and yellow flowers she didn’t recognize. As she climbed the well-groomed trail that led to the top of a scenic overlook, she wished Douglas could have been there with her on this long-anticipated holiday in sunny Italy. She sighed and paused to rest her aching knees and hips. Getting old sucked. She passed a young couple entwined around one another and taking advantage of the romanti...

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