Conversations with Jerry and Other People I Thought Were Dead

ABOUT Irene Kendig

Irene Kendig
Irene Kendig, M.A., is a bestselling author, speaker, workshop facilitator and soul-centered coach, whose mission is to inspire conscious, joyous living. She is a trained NLP Practitioner and certified Alchemical Hypnotherapist, with a B.A. cum laude in Psychology from UCLA and an M.A. in  More...


Amazon bestseller and winner of seven national and international awards, Conversations with Jerry and Other People I Thought Were Dead will transform the way you think about dying . . . and living. 

In this remarkable collection of interviews with seven people who've died, Irene Kendig, with the help of a gifted medium, explores what happens when we transition from physical to non-physical reality. Each of the seven dialogues begins with the same question: What did you experience when you released your last breath on earth?

This book is for anyone has ever wondered whether there is a Heaven or a Hell, a Judgment Day, or a reunion with loved ones. It will illuminate and inspire your heart and mind whether you believe in an afterlife or not. These dialogues explore life from a spiritual perspective, which elevates consciousness and empowers you to make choices in alignment with your soul’s purpose.

The responses offered by Ms. Kendig's loved ones not only diminish fear of dying, they provide solace and strength for those who grieve, and inspire all to live courageously, joyfully, and respectfully . . . now.

If you are hungry for spiritual truth and meaning, this book is a banquet of knowledge, wisdom—and peace of mind.

Grateful Press is proud to announce that Conversations with Jerry and Other People I Thought Were Dead has been honored with multiple national and international awards. We are grateful for these honors, which will allow the book’s message to reach so many more readers.

*Winner, Death & Dying, 2011 Int'l Book Awards

*Winner, Death & Dying, Best Book Awards, USA Book News

*Silver Medal, Death & Dying, Independent Publisher Awards

*Finalist, New Age Non-Fiction, 2010 National Indie Excellence

*Finalist, Death & Dying, 2011 National Indie Excellence

*Finalist, 2011 Global e-Book Awards   


“This remarkable book by Irene Kendig offers deep comfort and gentle peace to anyone grieving the death of a loved one.”-Neale Donald Walsch, NY Times Bestselling Author of Conversations with God

"I have communicated with the deceased, had messages from them through mediums, had a near death experience and a past life experience. This book speaks truth. Consciousness is immortal and distinct from the body."-Bernie Siegel, M.D., NY Times Bestselling Author of Faith, Hope & Healing and 365 Prescriptions for the Soul

"This wonderful book, filled with love and wisdom, provides many answers about our 'deceased' loved ones. Highly recommended."-Robert Schwartz, Bestselling Author of Your Soul's Plan

“This amazing book of conversations with people from the 'other side' will be intriguing to skeptics, fascinating to the curious, and enthralling to believers in reincarnation and past life regression. Irene Kendig asks all the right questions, and gets answers that can help us all live better on 'this side.'"-Jim Barnes, Editor, Independent Publisher Online

"This simply delightful book is chock full of wisdom and healing. Irene has a gift of presenting complex spiritual concepts in a very easy to understand, common sense, and fun way. This is one of those rare books that is hard to stop reading. Highly recommended!"-David H. Paul, M.D., Ph.D., Co-director, University of Santa Monica Prison Project

“I fully intend to use this life-affirming book to facilitate my grieving and dying clients in opening up to new ways of thinking. This is a delightful guide to our inner Spirit that diminishes death anxiety. Everything is in order and everything is for the greater good. This book will be a great contribution to so many!"-Peg Armstrong, M.A., LPC Psychotherapist, How to Be with Someone Who is Dying (DVD)

"This 'Work of Love' is a fascinating and intriguing read full of surprises, infinite possibilities, and assurances that there is indeed life after death. Irene permeates the conversations with her insights and learnings, enabling readers to experience the dialogues from their own level of Consciousness and Light. It is a privilege to offer words of support for this enchanting book.”-Sister Judian Breitenbach, PHJC (Poor Hand Maidens of Jesus Christ), Namaste Center  for Holistic Health and Education

"Powerful, courageous and enlightening, Conversations with Jerry and Other People I Thought Were Dead restores our conscious awareness to the continuity of life and our eternal nature as unconditional love. Irene opens our hearts and minds to a deeper understanding of the journey of our soul."-Harold W. Becker, Founder of The Love Foundation, Inc.

“I was uplifted by the wisdom and compassion of these dialogues. The perspective offered from the ‘other side’ does much more than clarify what dying and the afterlife are about. These dialogues address the fundamental philosophical questions of life in a very clear and loving way. Irene Kendig gently but consistently shows the reader how life always invites us to take responsibility and let go of judgment. I am grateful for this book."-Pamela Kribbe, Author of The Jeshua Channelings

"As I read Conversations with Jerry and Other People I Thought Were Dead, I began marking important passages. Then I began underlining passages of exceptional clarity. I soon realized I was marking nearly every page because nearly every page provided new and clear understandings. This is the best book I’ve ever read.”-Chaplain Dick Dinges, Fellowship of the Inner Light, Virginia Beach, VA


“Author Irene Kendig strikes gold while digging for answers about life from those who have lived, died, and are now ‘living on.’ It is impossible not to learn something about life from this book. Some of the revelations are startling, some are simple, some are complex, some are transforming, and some are comforting, while others are controversial and difficult to fathom. Almost every page of this book has decidedly profound insights to offer. Kendig's interviewing skills are incredible. Her questions are direct and weighty. Her writing is concise and cohesive. The book not only presents the reader with specific details about our transformation in death, it is also brimming with suggestions that can transform us into happier, more loving and forgiving people in life."-Claudia Pemberton, US Review of Books

“This is a book rich in thought and wisdom that makes the concept of dying not only a process to not fear, but one to anticipate." (5 star Amazon rating) -Grady Harp, Top 10 Amazon Reviewer

“This page-turner will warm your heart and stimulate your mind; both personal and metaphysical, each conversation will turn your thoughts simultaneously outward and inward. Fair warning: you may have a hard time putting it down!"-Julie Clayton, New Consciousness Review

"A 256-page compendium that includes an informative introduction, a 'Notes to the Reader’ section, and an Epilogue, Conversations With Jerry And Other People I Thought Were Dead features extended 'conversations' that touch upon a wide range of issues and questions. Of special note for students of metaphysics is what happens to human beings when transitioning from a physical to a non-physical life. Offering a wealth of spiritual wisdom, insights, and perspectives, Conversations With Jerry And Other People I Thought Were Dead is a fascinating and informative read which is strongly recommended for both personal and community library collections.” (5/5 star rating) -Jim Cox, Midwest Book Review

“What does it feel like to take one’s last breath as a living person and one’s first in the world of spirit? Author Irene Kendig asks the ‘deceased’ this and other thought-provoking questions in her book, Conversations with Jerry and Other People I Thought Were Dead. The answers she receives through gifted medium Jana Anna will surprise, delight, and comfort readers. -ForeWord Reviews

“This book brought a level of comfort that I didn’t know I even needed.”-Deanna Joseph, BellaOnline Inspiration Editor

"By turns intensely personal and grandly philosophical, Kendig's renderings of her sessions with Anna are a joy to read.” -J. Blackmore, Allbooks Reviews

"What you take away from this book isn’t so much the great and grand knowledge of what the afterlife will be like, but the great and grand knowledge of what our lives can be like while we are still living them."-Michelle Taylor, BellaOnline Spirituality Editor