Ice Cold: Part One: The Dark Zone by Taylor Caley
The Aeon Chronologies – First Chronology (Book 1)
Two World, One Fight – Two Hearts, One Love
Every journey begins with a single step, like the first blade of grass at the foot of a vast meadow, or the rolling of stones that triggers a mighty avalanche.
Take your first step into the Aeon Chronologies with this beautifully imagined tale of courage, unity, and unyielding love. Join Alex Lee, a 14-year-old boy from the quaint village of Lake Placid, New York, as he discovers a hidden, perennial civilization dwelling deep in the Adirondack mountains not far from his own back yard.
The Ravennites: children of the lost Seluitah tribe and the white refugees from the Old World. For generations their civilization had remained hidden and kept secret from the constant, prying eyes of the Outside. Life as the Ravennites once knew it, however, would soon fall to bitter change when enemies from the Outside world seek to take away from them everything they had always known and loved.
Lost and helpless, the Ravennite civilization has all but fallen into ruin. That is, until a young outsider named Alex Lee discovers the hidden culture and the dire situation that has overshadowed them. Suddenly thrown into the middle of the conflict, Alex feels as though he has no choice but to make a stand and help his brave new friends in the fight to take back what is being stolen from them; while along the way gaining an incredible new insight on the life which he had left behind, and developing a powerful bond with a young Ravennite girl.
The choice is his to make: to join with the Ravennites in their fight against their greatest enemies, or to fall into darkness along with all that is left of their hidden civilization, running away is no option. Whatever the path he chooses to take, however, what Alex does not yet realize is the exact nature of the mysterious forces which he constantly senses continue to surround him, and that they have had their sights set on his bloodline for a long time.