Veronica Dale

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With many years of experience as a librarian and as a pastoral minister, and a lot more years as a mom, I am the author of the four-volume Coin of Rulve Series: Blood Seed, Dark Twin, Time Candle, and Leaf and Flame. My first book was Night Cruiser: Short Stories about Creepy, Amusing or Spiritual Encounters with the Shadow.

Reviewers have called my books "genre-bridging," in that they include dark fantasy, romance, and the spiritual journey. They are dark, to be sure, but there's always light at the end of the tunnel!

Many of my themes have roots in Carl Jung's concept of the shadow and in J.R.R. Tolkien's idea of the "eucatastrophe," the belief that even the worst catastrophe can be redeemed. Like many of my favorite authors, I believe
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Veronica Dale I'm so glad you liked Dark Twin and Blood Seed! Time Candle came out in the middle of January 2018, and is listed right here on Goodreads.…moreI'm so glad you liked Dark Twin and Blood Seed! Time Candle came out in the middle of January 2018, and is listed right here on Goodreads.(less)
Veronica Dale I would go to the Seani, the small hillside community in the beleaguered Land of Shunder, That is the setting of my books Dark Twin and Time Candle. T…moreI would go to the Seani, the small hillside community in the beleaguered Land of Shunder, That is the setting of my books Dark Twin and Time Candle. The place is a refuge for people who have been hurt by, and are bravely resisting, the encroaching power of the despotic Spider-king. I'd try to help Mena with the kids in her classroom or assist Celume in her mission to restore hope to those who've lost it. (less)
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Blood Seed

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Dark Twin (Coin of Rulve, #2)

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“No single act of love will be lost, no generous effort is meaningless, no painful endurance is wasted. All of these encircle our world like a vital force.”
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“This happiness that I feel today might not have been possible without the pain I felt yesterday.”
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“A good critique might ruffle your feathers, but it will help you fly.”
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“Anything that is clearly revealed becomes light.”
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“At night the fog was thick and full of light, and sometimes voices.”
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“You always get more respect when you don't have a happy ending.”
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“In light of heaven, the worst suffering on earth will be seen to be no more serious than one night in an inconvenient hotel.”
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