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Sold Out!

Here’s an update on SECRET SHEPHERD.

Had a fantastic book signing event on Dec. 8. In two hours, sold out all of the copies of SECRET SHEPHERD that the bookstore had in stock plus everything I had in reserve!

Also sold a a few copies of THE MAIDSTONE CONSPIRACY, which is the first book in the Maidstone series, and ENCOUNTERS WITH LIFE, my collection of short stories my lovely wife likes to describe as “magical!” It’s truly gratifying to have fans!

I’m guessing the wonderful early reviews are playing a big role in the early success of SECRET SHEPHERD. You can check them out here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07K7S1WBM

 One recent review is most encouraging. It’s from James Murray, an author and publisher based in San Antonio, TX:

SECRET SHEPHERD is a love story, a story of sacrifice for the greater good, a story of hope for a world with a better future, and it’s a spellbinding tale of deceit and greed all rolled into one brilliant work of fiction. 

Wow! I am in awe… and deeply grateful!

Back to the book-signing:

A story in the local newspaper a few days prior to the event certainly was a big help, as were the emails sent out to local friends and acquaintances. Hey, people can’t participate in events they don’t know about. Maybe the egg nog suggested by my wonderful life partner, Sharolie 🙂 was a big help also, as perhaps were the candy canes and chocolates we gave out . 

🙂 I am very grateful to Sharolie for her fabulous support every step of the way, from inspiring SECRET SHEPHERD to providing her indispensible help at the book-signing!

Life is good!

14 comments on “Sold Out!

  1. Tamara Low
    December 10, 2018

    Wow, Jim!!! So awesome!!! So darn happy for you!!! You so deserve all of the success and wonderful and beautiful things…

    Love T


    Liked by 1 person

    • James Osborne
      December 10, 2018

      Thank you so much Tam. That means a lot to me! You are a gem!


  2. James Murray
    December 10, 2018

    Congrats on the successful book signing event, Jim. It’s wonderful to meet fans in person!

    Liked by 1 person

    • James Osborne
      December 10, 2018

      Thank you Jim. And thank you on the fantastic review! Much appreciated!


  3. olganm
    December 10, 2018

    Congratulations, James! To many more successful book events!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. noelleg44
    December 12, 2018

    Wow! Congratulations! There’s nothing so gratifying as selling out of books!

    Liked by 1 person

    • James Osborne
      December 12, 2018

      Thank you! Very much appreciated! Hope you and yours have a great Christmas!


  5. J. Hale Turner
    December 12, 2018

    Wow! Finally returning after long absence to see your great news. Congratulations! From JHT and your young buddy, Joseph

    Liked by 1 person

  6. James Osborne
    December 13, 2018

    It’s wonderful to hear from you and Joseph again, Hale! Thanks for your good wishes. Hope we’ll be graced soon again with more of your wonderful posts! Have a great Christmas!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Andy McKell
    December 15, 2018

    Great news! May success follow you into 2019 and beyond!

    Liked by 1 person

  8. J. Hale Turner
    December 23, 2019

    Terrific news, James! Congratulations!


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