Boy who 'came back from heaven' lied in best-selling book

January 16, 2015 8:30 PM

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The publisher of a best-selling "true story" about a 6 year-old's near-death experience in which he traveled to heaven courtesy of angels (who had six wings) and met God, Jesus Christ and Satan (who had no ears) pulled the book off the shelves Friday after the boy said he made up the story to get attention.

Alex Malarkey wrote a letter to Christian retailer LifeWay Tuesday saying that the story he told in the 2010 book ”The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven: A Remarkable Account of Miracles, Angels, and Life beyond This World,” was completely false.

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