Dust by Arthur Slade is free today from the Amazon Kindle store (was previously free for a short period of time in September 2011), and has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 33 customer reviews. You can pick up your free copy by clicking here or typing in http://amzn.to/pbBvt4 into your computer’s web browser.
Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:
*Winner of the $15,000 Governor General’s Award
*Winner of the Mr. Christie’s Award
*An American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults
*Nominated for an Edgar Award (Mystery Writers of America)
*Over 60,000 copies sold
For fans of Stephen King and Ray Bradbury…
Imagine a depression-era town where it hasn’t rained for years. A pale rainmaker with other-worldly eyes brings rain to the countryside and mesmerizes the townspeople, but the children begin to disappear one by one. Only young Robert Steelgate is able to resist the rainmaker’s spell and begin the struggle to discover what has happened to his missing brother and the other children.
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