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  • By Melanie Parker
    Jul 23, 2016
    I underestimated this book. The description doesn't do it justice. Great read.
  • By Nancy P Edmunds
    Sep 15, 2015
    I have had the pleasure of writing to Allan Brooks for the last 2 years through a church pen-pal program. Since our very first correspondence he has been up-front and truthful about why he is imprisoned. After reading his book, Karmakaze, I was disturbed by the struggles he encountered at a young age, the wonderful opportunities he squandered in life, and the horrific pain he inflicted on those who cared about him. But Allan takes full responsibility for his actions and is paying the consequences. The wonder of his story is how the transforming power of Christ is changing his life every day. As we continue to write one another,I can sense God working in his life continuously and he is definitely not the same broken man who entered prison. Allan shares his story of God's amazing and unconditional love with others, in the hope that they also will find the peace that surpasses all understanding. This gripping book is only the beginning of Allan's story; God is not finished with him yet!
  • By Bev Neighbours
    Oct 1, 2014
    This book is truly a 5 star read. Based on a true story it shows what happened to a man when his life spiraled out of control. A truly brilliant man was sucked into the world of drugs, sex, and every bad thing that happens when you lead a destructive life. If you live in the Nashville area you will recognize a lot of the places he references in the book. The book will definitely hold your interest to the end. This would make an excellent movie.
  • By bmcelhiney
    Sep 6, 2013
    Recently it was my privilege to visit with Allan Brooks. He is an example that people can change. He would welcome comments from those who have read the book. His address is: Allan Brooks 136706, RMSI 6-B, 7475 Cockrill Bend Blvd., Nashville, TN 37209....Allen Brooks reveals in this novel the four phases of his life, each of which holds its own unique challenging events and all of which held the attention of this reader. During his first twelve years of childhood, he experienced the divorce of his parents and the death of his father. This was followed by seven years of relatively stable circumstances while attending a private military school. The next twenty years were filled with some success, including a college degree, but for the most part it was a life of uncontrolled dissipation. This illustrates how an undisciplined environment can overwhelm us if we are not cognizant of its devastating results. For the last twenty-one years he has been incarcerated. During this period, Allan... More > has felt the reality that actions have consequences. It has been a period of self evaluation and discoveries that are filled with regret. It seems that most human beings have an innate desire to correct mistakes and seek redemption. This has been true with Allan. His penitent spirit as a result of an on-going development of a spiritual relationship provides an inner peace although he remains regretful every day for the pain and grief he has caused. It provides, to readers of his story, a hope when life’s challenges overwhelm us. I strongly recommend the reading of this book. Allen’s story holds great value for all of us.< Less
  • By Robert Harrison
    Jan 14, 2013
    This is a great read. I proofread this book 4 times and could not put it downeach time.I think of Allan as a friend and hope he is doing well.
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Product Details

ISBN
9781257870226
Published
November 7, 2011
Language
English
Pages
301
Binding
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
Weight
1.13 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
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