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James Osborne

James Osborne is the award-winning author of three novels, a collection of short stories, and more than 120 other short stories.

His debut novel, The Ultimate Threat, an action thriller about the terrorist group ISIS, became a #1 bestseller on Amazon after its release in June 2015. His most recent novel, SECRET SHEPHERD, is the second in his Maidstone Series and the sequel to his second novel, The Maidstone Conspiracy, a love story blended with a murder mystery. Encounters With Life-Tales of Living, Loving & Laughter is a collection of 34 heart-warming, humorous and adventure stories. It was chosen in January 2016 as Best Short Story collection in the open category, by a respected international readers poll.

All of his novels and his short story collection are available in eBook and paperback on Amazon and from other leading booksellers including Indigo in Canada and Barnes & Noble in the US. His short stories have won numerous awards and have been chosen for inclusion in more than a dozen anthologies Samples can be found on his blog,

Osborne is a former investigative journalist, university teacher, vice-president of a Fortune 500 company, army officer and business owner. He has also served on corporate boards of directors and on a university academic senate.


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Current Releases
     SECRET SHEPHERD is a mystery/suspense novel about bringing hope and dignity to deserving people while battling deadly opposition.     Paul and Anne Winston are on a noble mission, but face deadly opposition from ...
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Secret Shepherd

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Encounters With Life: Tales of Living, Loving & Laughter

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The Maidstone Conspiracy

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