Award-winning author C.S. Lambert spent 11 years abroad as an editor at the International Herald Tribune, Glasnost, and United Press International. She taught journalism at the American University in Paris, as well as l’École Supérieur de Commerce. Following a brief stint as a fashion editor, she moved back to the United States and vowed never to write again. Unemployed, she walked the beaches of Massachusetts, rediscovered sea glass, and became obsessed with local maritime history, which inspired five books: Sea Glass Chronicles; A Passion for Sea Glass; Sea Glass Hunters’ Handbook; Sea Glass Crafts; and Sea Glass Rare and Wonderful. She continues to write for numerous magazines and newspapers.