Saturday, April 24, 2021

Review of Tales2inspire ~The Diamond Collection Series I

 Tales2Inspire ~ The Diamond Collection Series II (a double header  
combining all the stories published in the Emerald and Topaz Collections)

NAME (AUTHOR OF BOOK): Anthology of short stories written both by Lois W. Stern (Publisher) and winning authors of her Tales2Inspire® contest)

GENRE OR CATEGORY: Anthology of Non-fiction, inspiring short stories

ISBN-10: 1505558166

ISBN-13:  978-1505558166


FORMATS: Paperback, Kindle, PDF





REVIEWER’S BYLINE: James Osborne, Award winning author 

Author of #1 Amazon bestseller, THE ULTIMATE THREAT, hIs latest mystery/suspense novel, SECRET SHEPHERD,  was named Best Mystery Novel in a poll of readers, writers and fans. SECRET SHEPHERD is the second novel in a series that began with THE MAIDSTONE CONSPIRACY, also an award-winner: chosen Best Contemporary Mystery Novel in an international competition sponsored by McGrath House (London, UK) in November 2017. 
Osborne has written more than 120 short stories. His work can be found in dozens of anthologies, journals and numerous online magazines and blogs. A collection of short stories, ENCOUNTERS WITH LIFE - Tales of Living, Loving & Laughter was chosen in 2016 as Best Short Story Collection by an international readers' poll. 
A writer and book editor, his varied career includes investigative journalist, teacher, army officer, corporate executive, and business owner. Osborne has also been involved in founding two university programs in journalism and communications, and has served on corporate boards of directors, a university senate and on college curriculum advisory councils. 


Lois W. Stern is a multi award-winning author whose work has been featured in The New York Times, Newsday, Barnard Magazine, on Local Access TV, and in live presentations in an assortment of varied venues. She has now published ten Tales2Inspire® books of her contest winners' stories. Fans of Chicken Soup for the Soul are particularly enamored of Tales2Inspire® books because, aside from their dynamic inspirational themes, they are filled with original photos to enhance the power of each story. Lois invites interested readers to get a FREE Tales2Inspire® sampler book at:


Spend some media marketing time with Lois at: 


Twitter: and to learn more about entering the next Tales2Inspire contest at: 

She is also a regular contributor to this blog. 



Lois invites interested readers to get a FREE Tales2Inspire® sampler book at: To learn more about entering the next Tales2Inspire contest at: Guess what? It’s free - No entrance fees!

Visit Lois at these Media Marketing sites to learn more about her and her Tales2Inspire® Authors Helping Authors project/contest at: 


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