The Devil in the Dust(2003)
(The first book in the Kingdom of Outremer (US reissue) series)
A novel by Chaz Brenchley
The desert kingdom of Outremer is ruled by a harsh king whose will is enforced by warrior-priests called Ransomers. But when a young Ransomer in training meets the daughter of the King's Shadow, the reign of blood and magic will be changed forever.
Used availability for Chaz Brenchley's The Devil in the Dust
May 2003 : USA Mass Market Paperback