The Denizens of Night by James Peters
Approx. 105,430 words.
Published on February 29, 2012.
The Republic collapsed under the force of Empire a long time ago. Now the Empire itself has crumbled into ruin. Precincts walled off. No habeas corpus. No freedom of speech. Riot police rule. Inside The Zone, what they have left are love and sex and death, another boy meets girl meets a different kind of girl love story.