|Plot Summary of Daniel's Veil|
Medallion, March 2005, 6.99, 308 pp.
Police officer Daniel O' Brady has witnessed one death too many with the latest involving a child he couldn't save from her father. He's ordered to take a vacation and heads to the countryside when he has an accident with his car. He walks to a village where the people welcome him and won't take money from him for food, lodgings or anything else. He meets Rosie the owner of a diner and the two are drawn to one another.
However not everything is good in paradise. The clock in the center of town never moves and a house with blue lights flashing comes into existence when Daniel comes to town. The house, surrounded by blue lights attracts him and when he enters he sees a man in another dimension who is in a supposedly haunted house trying to prove his theory that energy fields separates the various dimensions and when the veil is slim enough, contact between the two planes can appear.
Harriet Klausner, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Daniel's Veil|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- dimension travel
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- very athletic
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- significantly more dialog than descript
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