90 Minutes in Heaven

A True Story of Death & Life

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More than 4 million copies sold!

On the way home from a conference, Don Piper's car was crushed by a semi that crossed into his lane. Medical personnel said he died instantly. While his body lay lifeless inside the ruins of his car, Piper experienced the glories of heaven, awed by its beauty and music.

Ninety minutes after the wreck, while a minister prayed for him, Piper miraculously returned to life on earth with only the memory of inexpressible heavenly bliss. His faith in God was severely tested as he faced an uncertain and grueling recovery. Now he shares his life-changing story with you.

90 Minutes in Heaven offers a glimpse into a very real dimension of God's reality. It encourages those recovering from serious injuries and those dealing with the loss of a loved one. The experience dramatically changed Piper's life, and it will change yours too.


"Captivating and well written, this books holds your attention and often holds your heart. Don tells his story, his experience that all Christians long to hear. I appreciate especially his honesty and candid feelings of dealing with his recovery and pain. Don's experience will lift your spirit and soften any pain."--Ron Hill, pastor, The Fellowship of San Antonio

"A friend handed me this book at about midnight, and come two or three in the morning, I was still reading, my heart pumping, bumps on my arms, the hairs on the back of my neck on end. It's a wonderful and inspiring story that brightens your perspective, giving you a sense of security, clarity and warmth."--Donald Miller, author, Blue Like Jazz

"Don Piper's ninety minutes in heaven changed his life and his perspective. Reading his book will give you the assurance that God is faithful to bring you through even the most horrific of circumstances. May his eyewitness account of the hope that lies before you change your perspective of this life as well!"--Michael Carter, CBN chief financial officer

The Authors

  1. Don Piper

    Don Piper

    Don Piper has been an ordained minister since 1985. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller 90 Minutes in Heaven and other popular books. He has appeared on Today, The 700 Club, James Robison's Life Today, and other...

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  2. Cecil Murphey

    Cecil Murphey

    Cecil Murphey has written or coauthored more than 135 books, including the bestsellers 90 Minutes in Heaven with Don Piper and Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story with Dr. Ben Carson. Murphey is a recipient of the Gold Medallion Award, two-time...

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"90 Minutes in Heaven is an encouraging and uplifting story of hope that everyone should read. Piper's eyewitness account gives us all a taste of the mystery that is heaven!"--Barbara Marques, San Antonio Christian Beacon

"The book describes the brief but sweet heavenly reunion Piper enjoyed with deceased relatives (as well as his grueling recovery, which has included 34 surgeries)."--Publishers Weekly

"Don gives us glimpses of heaven both in his experience when he died but also crucially throughout his living and recovery. In reading his story you will glimpse what heaven's future may be but you are challenged to grasp God's glimpse of heaven here today."--Christianity Magazine, April 2006

"Don Piper and Cecil Murphey take us through the accident to the very gates of heaven and back again, in an incredible journey of faith, trust, love and hope. Don says his life forever changed and in some ways, after reading this book, so was mine. 90 Minutes in Heaven is a must read for anyone who has curiosity about the afterlife, have lost a loved one, or is searching for hope."--RoadtoRomance.ca