(NEWSER) – The account of a 6-year-old boy's trip to heaven while in a coma for two months is be taken out of print following his admission that it was all a lie. Alex Malarkey co-authored The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven along with dad Kevin Malarkey after the car crash that left him paralyzed.
But "I did not die. I did not go to Heaven," Alex now writes in an open letter to Christian retailers. Published on Pulpit and Pen, the letter continues, "I said I went to heaven because I thought it would get me attention." The now-teen writes "people have profited from lies" contained in the best-selling 2010 memoir "and continue to ... Those who market these materials must be called to repent and hold the Bible as enough."