The Celeste Experiment

By Omar Imady

Winner of the Literary Titan Award

When modern science fails to save his wife Celeste, Michael turns to religion. When religion fails to cure her, he is left searching for answers. 

From his grief flows anger, determination, and finally the plan – a meticulous experiment to unravel the truth in one of civilization’s most controversial topics … the concept of God. 

At the heart of this plan is Hamida Begum. A young woman of depth and intelligence, heiress to a lost lineage. Selected and prepared. Qualified in ways even Michael could never have anticipated.  Will her involvement in this vast, mysterious, and at times unethical endeavor deliver resolution?  

This literary work, with a touch of magical realism, The Celeste Experiment, is the story of one man’s attempt to sever the spiritual threads of history once and for all. It is a thrilling journey of revenge and conviction, sorrow and rage, design and entrapment, and the message of whispered words. A tale where no one and nothing is vindicated … except love.

“An engaging, meditative, globe-trotting tale that ultimately reinforces the presence of spiritual forces.”
– Kirkus 

“Readers seeking reflective literary works that delve into matters of love connection and spiritual exploration will find The Celeste Experiment a powerfully-rendered saga. Will linger in the mind long after the reading.” 
– Midwest Book Review/Donovan’s Literary Services 

“This provocative tale is searching, skeptical, and surprisingly emotional. Imady is interested in belief, in what people get out of it, and in what is missing.”
– Publishers Weekly 
“The surprise ending is gratifying, and Hamida dignifies humanity as a beautiful, inspiring heroine.”
– The US Review 

“The Celeste Experiment was unlike any book I have ever read. I felt like I was peeling back the layers of the story with every page.” 
– Literary Titan

Paperback ISBN: 978-1-940178-59-2 Ebook ISBN: 978-1-940178-60-8

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