The Sea of Grass (Legionnaire, Book 2)
Forbidden from returning to Aquila, Marcus Venandus responds toa plea from a half-brother he has never met to aid him in the faraway land called the Jeweled Hills. When pirates shut down the searoutes the legion officer and his two trusted companions are forcedto join a caravan to make the slower journey north across thetreacherous Sea of Grass. Yet this may not prove to be the saferchoice. A mysterious shaman has sworn to drench the plains in theblood of foreigners and his mastery over storms gives him the teethto fulfill his oath. As chaos envelopes the trail, it will fall toMarcus to organize the defense and try to shepherd the frightenedcivilians of the caravan to safety again.