In his latest collection, Dick touches your heart with a love story, makes you laugh with several satires, and thrills you with the possibilities presented by a “lightbearer.” Dick Sutphen is primarily known for his bestselling nonfiction books on reincarnation and psychic exploration, some of which are written in fiction style. But he also pens unique fiction: Heart Magic is an earlier collection of metaphysical short stories. His occult-fantasy stories have appeared in magazines, “Best Of” anthologies, and a short-story collection was nominated for Bram Stoker writing award. THE STORIES: If Reality Is Illusion, Where Does That Leave Me?: A reluctant husband is led into the light, resisting all the way. Ultra-Depth: Jamie and Evan agree to be test subjects for past-life experiments without understanding the bonding effect of plenary hypnosis. Childhood Hero: While astral projecting, the narrator discovers his childhood hero trapped on the other side in the lower-astral planes. The Raffle: To raise money, Jennifer decides to raffle off her husband in his next life. New Religion: Combining New Age channeling with the most marketable aspects of the Baptist and Catholic religions, Mondo launces a new faith. Time Heals All: Unwilling to accept the death of her husband, Helen makes contact with him via automatic writing, followed by astral projection, followed by… The Woman Who Visited Psychics: Naomi has a premonition that she will die at the age of forty-five. She is now forty-four. The Lightbearer: Following an automobile accident, Jeff awakens in the hospital to find he is simultaneously perceiving two realities-his current life and an Atlantean incarnation.