Altors by Nastasia Peters
Series: Zinc, Book 1.
Approx. 90,020 words.
Published on February 13, 2013.
Following the murder of their legal guardian, two best friends suffer the thing they fear most, separation. Solenum and Calycanthus must each take daring paths to find their way back to one another, and as they do so, they will uncover the secrets their land has been hiding beneath a carefully constructed facade for centuries.