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The Gypsy Thief
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  • Posted: Wed, Apr 25, 2012
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The day high school senior Laura Calder picks up a golden disk from the ground she unwittingly begins a fateful journey that catapults her into a web of deceit and revenge pitting two European royal families against one another. Though she falls for a handsome British prince, it is her love for a mysterious Portuguese gypsy that threatens all she holds dear-and with an evil duke hell-bent on carrying out a vendetta set in motion more than 300 years ago, Laura must make a heart-breaking sacrifice to save all the people she loves even as she tries to decipher the golden disk's mysterious messages.

I am looking for someone to proofread my manuscript, check for grammar, spelling and punctuations issues, check for continuity and over-usage of certain words or phrases and to make suggestions for improving the style without compromising the integrity of the story.

Timeline is two weeks upon acceptance (but I can be flixible on this).

I prefer someone who is an avid reader, especi...

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Desired Skills
Editing, Fiction Writing, English
Job ID: 30130664
 
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