New Xulon Fiction Weaves Gospel Through Murder Mystery

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Skillen provides entertaining and exciting tale of evil, corruption and murder


I hope readers find the book pleasurable while getting certain Christian matters across in the process

Within the pages of Ralph G. Skillen’s new book, Thou Shalt Not Covet, ($15.49, paperback, 9781498423731; $25.49, hard cover, 9781498423731; $7.99, e-book, 9781498423755) readers will discover an exciting fictional tale emphasizing a number of Christian issues while telling a story of evil, corruption and murder. The Gospel message is seamlessly woven through this story to solve who shot Dick Andrews. With a shooter is on the loose, Dr. Tony O’Hara is certain of Tom Pickett’s innocence. Readers will be enlightened as the investigation uncovers a web of lies far beyond the imaginable. There’s a conspiracy with the endlessly dangerous evil of covetousness at its core. Danger did not pass with the death of Dick Andrews – nor will his be the last murder. How far will some go to conceal their misdeeds? How far does forgiveness stretch? This book will have readers sitting on the edge of their seats.

“I hope readers find the book pleasurable while getting certain Christian matters across in the process,” states the author.

Ralph G. Skillen is a Christian and a third generation native Californian, still residing in California. He is now retired having had careers both as a practicing veterinarian and a medical researcher. He has an active interest in politics. Skillen has published a number of technical papers, but Thou Shalt Not Covet is his first book of fiction.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Communications, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 12,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Thou Shalt Not Covet through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through,, and

Media Contact: Ralph G. Skillen
Email: r(dot)skillen(at)yahoo(dot)com

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