Author Archives: Victor Smith

The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom – A Visionary Fiction Alliance Book Review by Victor Smith

A possible dream With almost 3,000 reviews on Amazon for this book, will another make a difference? Likely not so much, but there are certain works that one should not read without leaving the author a note of appreciation for a book well written and thoroughly enjoyed–as has been the case for every Mitch Albom […]

American War by Akkad, Omar El – A Visionary Fiction Alliance Book Review by Victor Smith

Not a happy romp, but still a must-read A no-holds-barred dystopian novel set towards the end of the 21st century, which features the continuation of the perpetual wars of current times, but in reverse: America, in the midst of a 2nd Civil War, is the third-world nation in disarray while a prosperous Middle-Eastern empire provides […]

The Vision: A Novel of Time and Consciousness by Stephan Schwartz – A Visionary Fiction Alliance Book Review by Victor Smith

Fiction can be an effective teacher I am an avid reader of Stephan Schwartz’s non-fiction and I follow his opinions on what is newsworthy in his SchwartzReport, which consistently promotes human well being. I also enjoyed his earlier novel, Awakening; so his latest, The Vision: A Novel of Time and Consciousness, was a must-read, which […]

The Illusionist by Anita Mason – A Visionary Fiction Alliance Book Review by Victor Smith

A mind-bending look into the magical world of the notorius Simon Magus The Illusionist by Anita Mason is an intriguing fictional novel about a dark fringe figure of Simon Magus from the Acts of the Apostles and other early Christian source documents. Like most characters from that era, it is difficult to separate fact from […]

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