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  • Robert G. Allen – Int’l Speaker and author 5 best-selling business books

    “Wow!  What an amazing book!  The magnetic stories pulled me through each chapter from beginning to end.  I couldn’t put it down.  Dr. Allen clearly illustrates the insights that are necessary for anyone to be successful in their life, whether it be personal or business.  Only a few books have truly had an impact on my life, and this is one of them.  If you are looking for a breakthrough, you must read this book.”

  • Ninon de Vere De Rosa – President of Ninon Speaks

    “Shocked into Reality is an amazing book.  It is rare to have a doctor get back in touch with his sensitive side and find that there is more to life than work and status.  The spirit and bravery of Dr. Allen are astonishing.  Shocked into Reality fuels the minds of the reader to reflect on their own life, have gratitude, and let go of disempowering beliefs.”

  • Marilyn Edmunds, PhD, NP – Editor in Chief of the Journal of Nurse Practitioners

    “Many of us experience tragedy in our lives.  A real test of character is how we deal with it.  Shocked into Reality by Dr. Allen, is a very intimate look at how a man with courage and fortitude dealt struggled with devastating change.  His story should inspire many others, especially those in healthcare who can relate so closely to the risks and challenges he faced.”

  • Steve Alten, New York Times -best selling author

    “There are some books that move you to tears and some that can help you conquer your fears. In offering us his story of turmoil and triumphs over life’s challenges, Dr. Allen shows us why God spared life — so he could write Shocked into Reality.”

  • Sherry Skidmore, Ph.D. – Professor of Forensic Psychology

    “Dr. Allen’s stories pulled me through the book every step of the way and will inspire the reader  to overcome their own life adversities.  Shocked into Reality should be required reading for all clinical psychologists, mental health therapists, and physicians, regardless of their specialty.”

  • Donna Kennedy – English Professor and Professional Editor

    “Wow!  I’m an editor and read books everyday for a living.  I couldn’t put Shocked into Reality down.  The stories are evocative and made me feel like I was right there talking to Dr. Allen.  He is a writer, and it’s obvious he found his true passion.”

  • Harry Wilkins, III, M.D, – Attending Trauma / Surgical Critical Care, Quincy Medical Group, IL

    “Not only has Shocked into Reality helped me, but it has also helped my patients and my staff; and I know it will help you, too.  Thank you for sharing your life with us.  Your courage and newly found wisdom are an inspiration for doctors struggling to survive in today’s healthcare system.”

  • Jeanette Grace – Professional Freelance Writer / Strategic Business Consultant

    “As a professional writer for over 20 years, I found Shocked into Reality to be captivating and evocative.  Vivid descriptions pulled me into. . .each story and elicited a visceral and emotional response that not many writers can accomplish. . .found myself laughing, crying and being shocked by your real life stories. . .not only engaged my imagination but also demonstrated how to live an empowered life.”

  • Pompey Stafford – Investment Advisor

    “Since I have recently lost my son, I resonated deeply with Dr. Allen’s life stories and insights. My son’s passing has left a chasm in my heart and soul so wide and deep, that words can’t describe.  I found this book to be a captivating read with extraordinary stories from his life, which have helped me through my grieving.  Shocked into Reality enhanced my faith and will to move forward but not forget the love and joy my son gave me.”

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