Dust and Water by Cassandra Webb
Age Group: Young Adult
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Release Date: December 25, 2015
Dust and Water is a Song For The Stained novella.
Hunter is living a hard life, as an orphan working for his unappreciative uncle he gets little respect. One day he see's a girl (Kemla) take a risk and ask a farming family a favor.
He decides to try the same at the next house and winds up sleeping in their barn, eating good whole meals, working for his keep, saving them from bandits, helping Kemla with her slave trader problem though she'll never know it, and earning respect.
But will taking a risk be enough to change his life?
The Song For The Stained series are short reads, averaging 10,000 words, which spin off from the Kemla Saga but are perfectly readable as individual books. They're clean reads, with no sex, no swearing, and little violence with the main character trying to avoid violence and find other solutions. They are also diverse reads, aiming to have a variety of characters in each book.
Cassandra Webb is a chocaholic writer from the small coastal village of Narooma, Australia. Writer of children’s and young adult fiction, fantasy and picture books.
Cassandra also enjoys writing creative non-fiction. She grew up in rural and remote Australia and remembers riding horses, working with helicopters and being homeschooled.
Now on the coast with her three children she enjoys the beaches in summer and the nearby snowy mountains in winter.