This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Lisa McCombs for Readers' Favorite
When God, disguised as a female, comes to earth, Nathan Andrews’ suicide plan dissolves in lieu of promises of great sex and a lusty existence. “Amanda” is the woman who can and will fulfill all of any man’s dream of the perfect mate. She is seductive, amazingly beautiful, witty, and perfectly innocent to the customs of earth. Nathan cannot get enough. Unfortunately with God on earth, heaven is now under the control of Lucifer. Angel Gabriel does all within his power to contain the ensuing chaos, but there is just so much the angel can do without God’s presence. With an underlying theme of corruption in existing world religions, Knowing God is, at times, a disturbing perspective of the humanity of God. While Lucifer is in charge of heaven during God’s absence, Nathan and “Amanda” bring to life a holy daughter. During the birth, Lucifer attempt to seduce Nathan over to his side with lewd promises, but Nathan redeems himself with loyalty to “Amanda”.
Knowing God by Donald Allen Kirch is not for the weak of faith. At times, I actually felt morally guilty while reading the story and then reminded myself that this is a work of fiction and that the story requires commentary based on actual literary content. Donald Allen Kirch is obviously a gifted creator of vivid description and effective sentence structure. With a plentiful amount of levity in amusing dialogue and unexpected plot twists, Kirch has successfully merged God with man. I feel obligated to attach words of caution, though, to religiously sensitive readers.