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3.86  ·  Rating Details  ·  22 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
First came the snow. Then came the screams. Six hundred and fifty pupils, confined to their classrooms, waiting impatiently for the break-time bell to ring, eager to rush outdoors for a snowball slugfest. But when the first foot crosses over the doorway to the playground, something goes terribly wrong: the boy is strangely powerless to prevent himself from falling … and th ...more
eBook, paperback, 145 pages
Published 2007 by Midnight Pictures
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Caprice Hokstad
Oct 19, 2008 Caprice Hokstad rated it really liked it
So I downloaded the FREE eBook and started to skim it. Well, lemme tell ya, it SUCKS you in and never lets go. I read it all in one night because I just could not stop! At just over 41,000 words, it's about novella-length and a very fast read.

The premise is simple. What if a highly adhesive substance (think Ultra Super Glue) fell from the sky and looked just like snow? Whatever touches it, sticks. Permanently. It doesn't melt when the sun comes out either. You touch it with bare skin and you do
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Andrew Lennon
Jul 13, 2014 Andrew Lennon rated it really liked it
This was a very very good book! I would have given it five stars but I was a little bit disappointed that it left some questions unanswered.
This was really different to anything I've read, a really unique idea.
The author I think is self published like myself. He is good, really good. Had me gripped from the very start and didn't stop until the story was finished.
Definitely recommend people to read this book. Really worthwhile
Will Hadcroft
Dec 08, 2010 Will Hadcroft rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone who likes apocalyptic fiction
This a highly original adventure in which a snow like substance cripples the world. If you stand on the substance or even touch it, you stick to it! The protagonist comes up with a very clever method of travel, all the while wondering how the human race will survive this apocalypse. Highly recommended.
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Individualist with a keen interest in religion, spirituality, philosophy, and psychic phenomena. Author of two science fiction novels ('Ulterior' and 'Chion') and one book about esoteric spirituality ('Reality Check').
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