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Faithful by Dean Skinner is a book worth reading #free #freebie #bestseller #horror #thriller

Title: Faithful

Author: Dean Skinner

Genre: Thriller / Psychological Thriller / Horror

Book Blurb:

"It's been 30 days now, about four and a half weeks, but it might as well be forever because I'm in Hell. I am absolutely in Hell and apparently... I'm atoning for my sins..."

Body horror is just the start. Faithful is a suspense-filled novella that unwinds the relationship between a captor and his victim in a cold and agonizing thirty-day plot. With a purposeful and melancholic melody, it will have you holding your breath and body close.

From the author who brought you Broken, Paths, and Healed, all reaching and maintaining number one spots in numerous categories (#1 in Horror Short Stories, #1 in One-Hour Literature & Fiction Short Reads, #1 in 90-Minute Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Short Reads, etc.), Faithful is by far Dean Skinner's darkest novella yet. As one reader described it, "This 90-minute book f@#ed me up for an entire week."

Within the first week of publication, Faithful made multiple Amazon Bestseller lists including:

#1 in Horror Suspense #2 in Horror Short Stories #3 in Psychological Fiction

Faithful is Dean’s fourth book and all of his books (e.g. Broken, Paths, Healed and now Faithful) continue to remain on Amazon’s Best Seller lists.


“Whoa, tie a yellow ribbon 'round the ole oak tree It's been three long years; do you still want me? If I don't see a ribbon round the ole oak tree I'll stay on the bus, forget about us, put the blame on me If I don't see a yellow ribbon 'round the ole oak tree”

It’s been 30 days now, about four and a half weeks, but it might as well be forever because I’m in Hell. I am absolutely in Hell and apparently… I’m atoning for my sins.

The day starts like every day… Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree by Tony Orlando and Dawn (can’t believe I remember that) begins to play through the shittiest PA system ever… warped, grainy… broken. It reminds me of how old phonographs used to sound during an episode of The Little Rascals, when they used words like “shucks”, “gee-whiz” and “sarsaparilla.” Funny, how I associate the most innocent of times with undoubtedly the darkest of mine.

Sometimes the song plays once. Sometimes the song plays twice. Sometimes the song plays for what seems to be an hour… two… maybe more… I don’t know… I just know when the song starts, eventually so will the day’s torture. And inevitably, the song signifies that he will make his appearance.

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Author Biography:

Dean is an artist and an author of supernatural thrillers. His last book, Healed, was number one on six of Amazon’s best seller lists and remained within the top spots in multiple categories well over a year since it was published in 2021. And his first book, Broken, held multiple top ten spots, including number one in Horror Short Stories, four years after its release in 2019.

Dean is also an artist who has painted over one hundred large-format portraits. His work has been featured in galleries throughout the US and UK and he has been commissioned by numerous NFL athletes, including Derrick Henry, All-Pro running back. If you’d like to see Dean’s artwork, please visit

In November of 2018, Dean went to 20Books Vegas, a yearly gathering of some of the publishing industry’s most notable self-published authors. Here, Dean was so moved and inspired by this talented group of people that three months later, he finished writing his first draft of Broken and published it later that year.

Dean is originally from Bridgeport, West Virginia and now lives in Cleveland, Ohio with his wife, two children and giant, fluffy Sheepadoodle.

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Oct 03, 2023

Thank you, Dean, for sharing your new release with us!

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