ECPA's Rush To Press90 Minutes in Heaven Featured on The New York Times Best Sellers Lists 

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Ada, Mich. (April 24, 2014) — 90 Minutes in Heaven (Revell; ISBN 9780800759490; ebook ISBN 9781441200006; $13.99) by Don Piper with Cecil Murphey has been featured on two of The New York Times Best Sellers lists, ranking #7 on the E-Book Best Sellers and #16 on the Combined Print & E-Book Best Sellers.  These rankings reflect sales for the week ending April 19 and are based on sales from thousands of nationwide venues where general books are sold.

After a semi-truck collided with Don Piper’s car in 1989, he was pronounced dead at the scene. For the next 90 minutes, he experienced the glories of heaven. Miraculously, Piper came back to life, and the pleasure of heaven was replaced by a long and painful recovery. Fifteen years after his accident, Piper finally shared his remarkable story in 90 Minutes in Heaven.

In the ten years since 90 Minutes in Heaven was published, it has spent over five years on The New York Times bestseller list, was a USA Today bestseller, has sold over 6 million copies and is available in 46 languages. Piper has shared his story with over 3,000 live audiences that have included over one and a half million people. Having preached in many countries and all 50 states, he has personally signed over a quarter of a million copies of 90 Minutes in Heaven.

Millions of people across the world have read the incredible true story of Don Piper’s experience with death and life—and in reading it found their own lives changed. To celebrate this milestone, Revell is releasing a special 10th anniversary edition (Revell; ISBN 9780800723231; ebook ISBN 9781441219763; $14.99) of The New York Times bestseller with a personal update from Piper. AvailableJuly 1, 2014, the new edition will also include a publisher’s note from Dwight Baker, stories from readers on how Piper’s story affected their lives and an 8-page photo spread showing Piper’s recovery and his journey since 90 Minutes in Heaven originally released.

“Don’s story connects us to God’s mysterious activity in our own lives,” writes Baker. “It offers a promise of what is to come. As the publisher and a companion of Don Piper, participating in this conversation is our greatest privilege.”

About the Authors

Don Piper has been an ordained minister since 1985. He is the author of The New York Timesbestseller 90 Minutes in Heaven and other popular books. He has appeared on Today, FOX & Friends, Nightline, The 700 Club, James Robison’s Life Today and other television and radio programs, and teaches across the United States and around the world. He and his wife, Eva, live in Texas. Learn more at

Cecil Murphey has written or coauthored more than one hundred books, including the autobiography of Franklin Graham, Rebel with a Cause. A collaborator on the bestseller Gifted Hands with Dr. Ben Carson, Cecil resides in Georgia.

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