A request from an author

One of the uphill battles of publishing, any self-published author can tell you is the challenge to get their book reviewed.

This author has sent out dozens of copies of his book to most of the big-name prophecy ministries, at his own expense.  The result?  One mixed review.

Bill Sallus, the author of Isralestine, was kind enough to acknowledge receipt of the book, and commented on chapter 7, which pertains to the subject of his book.  “Well written, and well researched, but I disagree with your conclusions.” was all he had to say.  I haven’t heard back from him since, though he has changed his mind on the Psalm 83 war, and now says it will be a pre-Tribulation event.  Evidently he does agree with some of my conclusions.

I’m beginning to think I need peer reviews, not reviews from the “big names”.  Maybe that’s what the Lord wants me to rely on.

Accordingly, I’d like to offer a free copy of The Spirit of Prophecy, in exchange for a review.  I would not hold anyone to a positive review.  You are free to write as you are led by the Lord. (Of course, I like positive!)

A good review does not need to rewrite the book, nor give away the plot.  It only needs to be a paragraph or two long.  Just answer the questions prospective readers might ask, such as;

  • Is it readable?
  • Does the book progress in a logical fashion?
  • Does the book present new ideas, and are those ideas worthy of consideration?  Are they biblically based?
  • As a Christian book, are there enough Scripture references and are those references in context?
  • Are there extra-biblical references, and are they relevant to the subject matter?

Plus, any other questions you yourself would have asked.

You can post the review on your own blog, or on Amazon.com or Barnes & Noble’s website.  Please send me a link so I can read it, and post it on my own website.  I will post negative reviews as well as positive, so long as they are written in a respectful manner.

You may also send it to me as an email, if you wish, and I will post it on my homepage.

I will respect the privacy of my reviewers, and only post their first name plus an initial, and their hometown, plus state/province.

Just so you know, I had to pay for these books myself, and am willing to pay for shipping to you as well, even overseas, so please only ask if you are serious about doing a review.  I have ten hard copies, and should be able to get another ten ebooks from Virtual bookworm, for those who want an electronic version.  If there is enough interest I could probably find a few more.

Anyone who feels up to the challenge can send me an email at danpilot(at)csolve.net (just remove the brackets, and replace them, and their contents, with an @ sign.  Please specify if you prefer a hard copy or an ebook.

Thanks, and God Bless,

Dan Knezacek


About dknezacek

An average, ordinary guy. Author, husband, father, pilot, aircraft builder, test pilot, machinist, artist, just ordinary stuff that lots of people do. Don't forget bible student. Dan's passion is bible study, especially including the End Times prophecies.
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