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List of best books about the afterlife, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on life after death are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched afterlife bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about the afterlife. If you're looking for a list of top books on what happens when you die, then you're in the right place.

List features Home with God: In a Life That Never Ends, Rebels in Hell and more books.
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This greatest afterlife book list contains various bits of information, such as the author's names and what genre the books fall under. Most of these afterlife books can be bought on Amazon with one easy click.

Many great authors have written books about Afterlife, including Richard Matheson and Dante Alighieri.

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Lawyers in Hell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
Lawyers in Hell Lawyers in Hell is the thirteenth book, and the first after a 22-year hiatus, in the Heroes in Hell series created by Chris and Janet Morris.

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Storm Seed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
Storm Seed Janet Morris, Chris Morris Storm Seed (1990) is a book set in The Sacred Band of Stepsons fictional universe and part of The Sacred Band literary series written by Janet and Chris Morris. In Storm Seed, using Lemuria's ...more

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Beyond Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
Beyond Sanctuary Janet Morris Beyond Sanctuary is the 1985 edition of the book by Janet Morris. It is the first of her three authorized "Beyond Sanctuary" solo novels and first in her "Beyond Sanctuary" ...more

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Rebels in Hell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
Rebels in Hell Janet Morris Rebels in Hell is the second volume in Janet Morris' shared universe, heroes in Hell. Published in 1986 and edited by Janet Morris, it contains eight stories included a 1997 Nebula Award ...more

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The Sacred Band is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
The Sacred Band Janet Morris, Chris Morris The Sacred Band is a book written by Janet and Chris Morris. It forms part of The Sacred Band of Stepsons fictional universe. In 338 BCE, during the Battle of Chaeronea that results in the ...more

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Tempus with his right-side com... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
Tempus with his right-side companion Niko Janet Morris In the Sacred Band of Stepsons universe, Tempus is first anthology of Sacred Band Tales. This anthology contains all the earliest Sacred Band of Stepsons stories from the first five volumes of ...more

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The Little Helliad is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
The Little Helliad Janet Morris, Chris Morris In the Heroes in Hell fictional universe, The Little Helliad is a full-length novel based structurally on The Little Iliad. In The Little Helliad, Satan calls Homer to him and demands that Homer ...more

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Tempus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
Tempus Janet Morris Tempus is a book written by Janet Morris in 1987. In 2011 it was revised slightly and re-issued.

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Tempus Die lebende Legende is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
Tempus Die lebende Legende Janet Morris Tempus is the German Language translation of the English language Tempus, a book written by Janet Morris.

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The Fish, the Fighters, and th... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
christopher-crosby-morris added The Fish, the Fighters, and the Song- girl Janet Morris, Chris Morris The book "the Fish, the Fighters and the Song-girl" contains a novelette by the same name. Both the story "the Fish the Fighters and the Song-girl" and the book are part of ...more

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Beyond the Veil Janet Morris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
christopher-crosby-morris added Beyond the Veil Janet Morris

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Beyond Wizardwall Janet Morris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
christopher-crosby-morris added Beyond Wizardwall Janet Morris

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What Dreams May Come is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
What Dreams May Come Richard Matheson What Dreams May Come is a 1978 novel by Richard Matheson. The plot centers on Chris, a man who dies then goes to Heaven, but descends into Hell to rescue his wife. It was adapted in 1998 into ...more

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Sum: Forty Tales from the Afte... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives David Eagleman Sum: Forty Tales From the Afterlives is a book by David Eagleman.

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As I Lay Dying: Meditations Up... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
As I Lay Dying: Meditations Upon Returning Richard John Neuhaus As I Lay Dying: Meditations Upon Returning is a book by Richard John Neuhaus.

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Timbuktu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
Timbuktu Paul Auster Timbuktu is a 1999 novella by Paul Auster. It is about the life of a dog, Mr Bones, who is struggling to come to terms with the fact that his homeless master is dying. The story, set in the ...more

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The Divine Comedy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
The Divine Comedy Dante Alighieri The Divine Comedy is an epic poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered the preeminent work of Italian literature and is ...more

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The Lovely Bones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold The Lovely Bones is a 2002 novel by Alice Sebold. It is the story of a teenage girl who, after being raped and murdered, watches from her personal Heaven as her family and friends struggle to ...more

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Home with God: In a Life That ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About The Afterlife
Home with God: In a Life That Never Ends Neale Donald Walsch Home with God: In a Life That Never Ends is a book by Neale Donald Walsch.