Young Neil unearths an ancient Roman manuscript and discovers a mystery from the past. The reluctant Latin student must put his learning to the test. In this epic tale within a tale, acclaimed writer Douglas Bond depicts the clash of Romans and Celts with great suspense and intrigue. Hostage Lands is an excellent way to explore history or to enhance unit studies of ancient Rome. This volume of the Heroes & History series is highly recommended for great storytelling with spiritual depth.