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The God Killers [Kindle Edition]

David Simpson
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Book Description

Imagine an alternate reality that appears, on the surface, just like our own. However, in this reality, the white light famously reported at the end of our lives is not an escape or deliverance -- it is a trap. A creature calling itself God in a parallel dimension consumes the souls of humans, devouring their energy to sustain itself. This is the reality that Cipher, Han, Natalie and Father Hurley inhabit in The God Killers. Each has had near death experiences (NDE's) and each was resuscitated before their souls were consumed, coming back to Earth horrified by the truth: there is no exit. 
Now they must attempt the only course of action available to them: they must kill God. With the help of satanic messages decoded from the nonsensical ramblings of the possessed, the group must evade ghosts and demons on their mission to not only save their lives, but, more importantly, their afterlives as well.


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About the Author

David Simpson is the bestselling author of the Post-Human series as well as the horror novel,The God Killers. He first became successful with the indie publication of Post-Human in December of 2011 and, since then, the series has been downloaded more than a quarter million times. He has a Master's degree in English Literature from the University of British Columbia and lives with his wife, Jennifer in West Vancouver, British Columbia. He has recently completed work on his first book with a publisher and is working on Book 5 of the smash-hit Post-Human Series, Inhuman, as well as his graphic novel adaptation of Post-Human...and on cloning himself so he can get some help.

You can also get in touch with me on: 
Facebook: facebook.com/posthuman.by.david.simpson
Twitter: twitter.com/PostHuman09

Product Details

  • File Size: 1361 KB
  • Print Length: 221 pages
  • Publisher: Post-Human Media (December 31, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006CB1O74
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #81,678 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved the concept September 14, 2012
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This is a book about a God that is not at all what we think of him... The new concept of God introduced is quite an interesting one. This is not a religious book at all by the way, even if God is involved. It's a really good book for those who like ghost stories with a little bit of paranormal, but not too much super power and stuff. I enjoyed it a lot and it was very hard for me to stop reading when I needed to.

Only three things bugged me (SPOILERS here): first, I did not like how technology was the solution to a ''supernatural'' problem. It didn't feel right. Secondly, and this is not a very important thing, I don't get why Nathalie's child aged (from not even born to 6 years old) while every other ghosts and spirits didn't... Also, this is the third book I've read from this author and I don't like how no character ever truly dies. Honestly, I wasn't even sad when one of them died because I knew he would come back in some way...

Overall, I did like the book and I do think that it deserves 5 stars. I would recommend it to anyone.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Different yet Entertaining December 4, 2012
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With a setting and writing style very different from the Post-Human universe, The God Killers is a standalone tale about a small team seeking to kill God. Yes, you heard me right. In this book, God is quite the malevolent deity that actually means harm to humanity, not help. The Bible has been interpreted completely incorrectly, and there are a few people, like Cipher (the book's protagonist) and his recovering-druggie sidekick, Han, who can see into alternate dimensions, giving them the ability to see ghosts, demons, angels, etc. It is through their "Third Eye" that these few humans can see God for who he really is. Since God is not really who we thought he was, our band of gun-toting heroes aren't exactly the type of heroes we'd expect, either. Though what you can expect is over-the-top action and quite funny conversations, despite some of its flaws.

For those of you who did read the Post-Human trilogy, The God Killers is not in the same category at all. You will notice familiar Simpson tropes revolving around some omnipotent authority turning out to be corrupt, characters dying and coming back to life, etc., but that's about it. No universes to craft, and no futuristic technologies to expound upon. Personally, I found the P-H trilogy to be more of a page-turner overall in the end. However, that doesn't mean you shouldn't check this book out.

In truth, I found TGK to be very entertaining. Granted, for the first 20-30% of the book I didn't completely understand what was going on, but it was fun the whole way through! Being extremely dialogue-driven, I couldn't help but get the feeling this needs to be turned into a movie with Quentin Tarantino at the helm directing.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Imaginative! October 17, 2013
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I gave this book five stars because it was one of the most imaginative books I've read thus far! It was frightening, funny; with unforgettable characters! The book isn't for religious zealots, but for those who can think outside the box! Enjoy the ride of the story!
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent and thought-provoking October 25, 2013
By AliKat
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I thoroughly enjoy reading this author's work. I would consider this more fantasy than sci-fi, but it showcases and intriguing take on God and Satan and Heaven and Hell. Some would call it blasphemous, but I truly enjoyed the read.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Thriller that Keeps You on the Edge of Your Seat! October 7, 2013
By dhaus
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I just finished reading "The God Killers" and all I can say is "WOW!" The main characters are flawed but likable (well, Han is a bit of a whiner, but he gets the job done eventually), and the plot just keeps moving along without letting up. My only complaint is that I don't agree with the book being classified as horror. Even with the supernatural elements, it still felt more like an action/adventure/thriller, but that's a very small criticism.

I'm not really going to go into the plot to avoid any spoilers. It's enough to say that in this book God is a monster who consumes the souls of the dead to feed off their energy. Our heroes have seen Him and what He is, and the book is about their attempts to kill Him.

It's a great read and very hard to put down. If you like supernatural adventures then this is the book for you.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I liked it!!! July 11, 2013
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I really liked the premise of the book. So it read a little far-fetched at times like the part about the aircraft carrier heist, but overall, I really liked the idea of killing god. I think if you look at it philosophically that we tend to do this when things go wrong. I don't review books on grammatical errors as tiny as a typo so those things are minimals and petty complaints about it are a waste of time, but the story is good. If you can follow it without bringing in silly complaints, then you'll enjoy the book.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wow!! July 3, 2013
By jeri
Format:Kindle Edition
I really enjoyed this book! Iit waas unique and very interesting. The charachters were very real and believable. I loved the uniqueness of the personalities and the believability of the dialogue. I would certainly recommend this book to others. In fact I think I'll start now. Read this book!It rocks!
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A neat turn on God and Everything else October 14, 2013
By Ruth M.
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I really like this book because it's such an interesting and, for me, unique take on God and the afterlife. I don't normally approve of such material, as my faith has enough holes in it, but putting that aside, the story was a new, fresh spin on the whole shebang. Well done, Mr. Simpson.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars A gritty, alternate version of what happens in the afterlife
I really enjoyed this book. I was a bit disappointed when I got to the end; not because there was a letdown or anything like that, but because there wasn't more to read! Read more
Published 11 days ago by Philip J. Catania
5.0 out of 5 stars I have seen religion from all sides - main stream ...
I have seen religion from all sides - main stream, cult, atheist - but never from this angle! This author really thinks outside of the box. Read more
Published 12 days ago by Don Johnson
5.0 out of 5 stars As you can see by the rating I loved it! It kept me turning the pages...
I will start by saying I am a huge David Simpson fan having read all his Post Human books. That being said I was a little nervous about reading this book as it was not part of that... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Brenda
5.0 out of 5 stars Not to be missed!!
The God Killers is a book of unprecedented imagination. It is comprised of a world so fantastical that only the brilliant mind of David Simpson could have brought it into being. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Patricia Padron
1.0 out of 5 stars I enjoyed the post human series
I enjoyed the post human series, the unfolding of the story and the development of the characters kept me engaged throughout the series. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Karen Uribe
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it.
This book was a very good read. I can't wait to read more from this author. Keep the stories coming. 😁
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended Author
I would recommend any of David Simpson's work. You must read his Post Human series and it will make you a fan for life. Read more
Published 3 months ago by James F. Rendek
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book.
This book was so good I had to plug in my kindle to jeep reading. Very awesome story. I recommend this read.
Published 3 months ago by waylon joy
4.0 out of 5 stars Definitely worth a read!
Change from the same old stuff and very very entertaining! Well written and super creative!
Published 3 months ago by Katie Weigle
5.0 out of 5 stars I enjoyed this book a great deal
I enjoyed this book a great deal. As with all fiction, there's some suspension of disbelief that has to take place. I don't want to be that spoiler guy, so no details. Read more
Published 4 months ago by David Gosnell
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