As Sure as the Dawn : Mark of the Lion

  • by Francine Rivers
  • Narrated by Richard Ferrone
  • Series: Mark of the Lion
  • 20 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Atretes, a German barbarian who has won his freedom in the Roman arena, finds his life changed forever by an encounter with a young Christian woman. Atretes vows to move heaven and earth to find his son--the baby he thought was dead, and take him back to Germany. Only one thing stands in his way: Rizpah, the Christian widow who has cared for the child since his birth.

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Great story, great telling

Even though I started with the 3rd book of the series, Francine Rivers drew me into the story and made me want to get the first two books! You do not need to have read the previous books to understand this story line, but you want to.
I enjoy historical fiction. The story stays true to historical facts and yet shows that human nature is the same whatever era. The characters are vibrant with both strengths and faults. I love the faith aspect. One more than one occasion I found myself asking if I also held to such foolish emotions despite having the benefit of God's word.
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- Linda

Loved! Great ending to the Trilogy!

Where does As Sure as the Dawn rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is one of my favorite books in my favorite series!


What other book might you compare As Sure as the Dawn to and why?

Any other book in the Mark of the Lion series.


Which character – as performed by Richard Ferrone – was your favorite?

Definitely Rizpah, he managed to give off the feist and vulnerability she had even though the reader is a man.


If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Journey to the Land of Tiwoz


Any additional comments?

You won't be disappointed with this book.

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- CBSNgal

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-10-2009
  • Publisher: Recorded Books