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A Voice in the Wind Audiobook

A Voice in the Wind: The Mark of the Lion, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Francine Rivers, a winner of the ECPA Gold Medallion, is a best-selling author of Christian fiction. A Voice in the Wind takes listeners into a richly imagined ancient Rome in the midst of its great decline. This heart-stirring tale of a young slave girl, torn between her love for a handsome aristocrat and her faith in God, transcends genres with its awe-inspiring power and emotional intensity.

Listen to the next book in this series, An Echo in the Darkness.

©2002 Francine Rivers; (P)2004 Recorded Books, LLC

What the Critics Say

"It is Ms. Rivers' faith in man and God that lifts these novels onto another plane and brings readers hope in time of darkness." (Romantic Times)

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    hambrick91 09-08-15
    hambrick91 09-08-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Rich story, ok narration"

    Francine Rivers has crafted a deep, compelling story. The characters are relateable, with struggles of pride, willfulness, and sexual temptations. The author does a great job of making yhese things clear without having to get explicit.

    My only issue is with this story is the narration. Richard Farrone reads with an overly-dramatic lilt to his voice. And he mispronounces so many words it becomes quite irritating.

    Having said that, I will eagerly go on to listen to the other 2 books in the trilogy because the author has written such a good story.

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    Tony McDougle 08-27-15
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    "EXCELLENT!"
    Any additional comments?

    This was my first book by this author. Now I'm a big fan! I enjoy this narrator, also. We heard him in the Left Behind series.

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    Pegjo 07-29-15
    Pegjo 07-29-15
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    "Wish I could give 12 Stars"

    A must in every library. The best book I have ever listen to, please get it.

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    David Reid 07-24-15
    David Reid 07-24-15
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    "Loved it!!!!!!!!!!!"

    This book is the story of a girl named hadassha. She is faced with many trials as she walks with the Lord. The book is very powerful. In my opinion it is one of Francine river's best books! Don't forget about the rest of the series though.

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    J Riverton, WV, United States 07-23-15
    J Riverton, WV, United States 07-23-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Excellent Listen!"

    I love everything about this book. It is a beautiful love story that encourages the true love of Christ to shine in the lives of the characters.

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    Jennifer McCorvey 07-20-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Truly a treasure"

    It was wonderful historical religious novel . I feel like I know the characters and I would highly recommend it. I wanted to give all three categories five stars but I couldn't get it to register.

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    hookem92 TX 07-13-15
    hookem92 TX 07-13-15 Member Since 2014
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    "I hate the idea of Romance Novels"

    I was assured by a friend who recommended this book that even though there are elements of romance in the telling of the story, it in no way taints or overshadows the plot.

    What a beautiful way she portrayed the struggle of humanity in the shedding of the self centered nature for a life of unity with God.

    Skillfully written. Read with perfect understanding of each character. I loved it. And I'm hooked. I'll be finishing this series for sure.

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    Jennifer Ivezic 07-13-15
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    "my favorite series"

    I owned these books at one time, and read them several times. I loved having the story read to me this time, and I am amazed that I can find more depth each time the story read.

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    Jayne CARMICHAEL, CA, United States 07-11-15
    Jayne CARMICHAEL, CA, United States 07-11-15 Member Since 2013

    Married to a Presbyterian Pastor - 4 grand children - just returned from a mission trip to Russia - Career - Interior designer

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    "I am off to the next book in the series!"

    If "An Echo in the Darkness" (book II) is this good, I am in for a treat.
    "A Voice in the Wind" is a great read - or listen....As for me, I had to endure the gladiator beginning but I willingly listened because I knew that Rivers was describing the characters
    to begin a thick and juicy plot. I am impressed with Francine Rivers accurate portrayal of Biblical times and I enjoy learning of the period right after Jesus death and resurrection.
    We don't often hear how the surrounding communities were affected by Jesus brief life on earth.

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    Ashly 06-20-15
    Ashly 06-20-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Loved it!"

    I really enjoyed the story. There are not many writers that can provoke such emotion and connection from a reader, but this one does. It made me think, and inspired a fresh outlook. It's worth the listen:)

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