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Her Shining Eyes

SOMETIMES PAIN OPENS THE SOUL …

Fourteen-year old Irina Kotova’s comfortable life as a promising violinist collapses in sync with the demise of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s. Her father is killed in a bar fight and her ailing mother is hauled off to jail without explanation. Now considered an orphan, Irina is forced to live in a state-run boarding school—the place where Russia’s throwaway kids are abandoned and forgotten. Overweight and insecure, Irina is constantly tormented by Vadim Solokov, a mean-spirited hooligan who takes great pleasure in reminding her that nobody cares about them. Irina is convinced he is right, and the not-so-mysterious theft of her precious violin seals her resolve to escape the school or die trying. Except for the memory of the foreigner with the unusual shining eyes who visits the boarding school, and the kind attention of Anastasia, the translator, Irina’s self-destructive course would succeed unhindered. Will she find a place to truly belong before bitterness destroys all her dreams?
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About Jeanette

Jeanette Morris is a freelance author and editor who has helped over 50 writers, including many living on the Central California Coast, publish memoirs, family histories, instructional manuals, self-help books, Bible studies, theological expositions, and various works of fiction.

She writes articles and stories that inform, inspire, and entertain--all with the goal of giving her readers an authentic experience.

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Helping You on Your Journey

Author Jeanette MorrisMy hats are many but my goal is one:  to have an authentic, abundant life as a Christ-follower, a faithful wife, mother, grandmother, friend, and writer. I want my presence to make a difference for God’s kingdom and to bring encouragement to those I encounter—either in person, through my virtual presence online, or in my publications.

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First Impressions Writing Services

Jeanette Morris is the owner of FIRST IMPRESSIONS and book editing is her passion. She is a professional freelance editor with a Master’s Degree in English, a conversational knowledge of several foreign languages, and a passion for helping people communicate effectively.

Proofreading

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Electronic Copy-Edit

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Content/Substantive Editing

we will suggest additions or deletions to your writing in order to enhance, tighten, polish or improve it, while maintaining your "voice."

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Ghostwriting

What is a ghostwriter? Simply, someone who will take your materials and ideas and transform them into a polished piece of writing.