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James Osborne

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Books by James Osborne have hit #1 on the Amazon bestseller lists and once scored a 'hat trick' of top awards in an international readers' poll.

His latest novel, SECRET SHEPHERD, was released in November 2018. A respected New York editor and publisher, Lois W. Stern, described his new mystery/suspense novel as, "SECRET SHEPHERD is a magnificent story of love and hope prevailing in a world under siege.”

SECRET SHEPHERD is the second book in his Maidstone Series. The first, THE MAIDSTONE CONSPIRACY was chosen the Best Contemporary Mystery Novel of 2017 in a judged competition sponsored by McGrath House in London, UK.

His collection of short stories, ENCOUNTERS WITH LIFE – Tales of Living, Loving & Laughter was chosen Best Collection of 201
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The Ultimate Threat

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These children from an African tribe know more instinctively than most of us have spent a lifetime trying to learn and perfect. Very touching! Very instructive!





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“About Differences: Those who would believe in a higher power by whatever name must also believe that same higher power made all things. On that basis, people of good character will recognize that some people are different from ourselves, in color, gender, speech, opinion, lifestyle, and in other ways. Different is not an evaluation. As I taught my children while they were growing up, "Different is only different." Celebrate differences for therein lies the basis for much of what we learn in life.”
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