While on assignment for the Cuban Special Forces in the dense rain forests of Central America, Malcolm suffered the fatal blow of a sniper's bullet. As he felt his life slipping away amongst the surrounding shadows, Malcolm reflected on his life and the teachings of his great,grandmother. In what he thought were his last moments, he summoned the God of his grandmother in faith. Malcolm's prayer was heard. Faith Among Shadows recounts Malcolm Leal's miraculous journey in search of truth, and his eventual discovery of and conversion to the gospel of Jesus Christ.