A Voice in the Wind

by Francine Rivers,

Tyndale House Publishers | February 18, 1998 | Trade Paperback

A Voice in the Wind is rated 4.8333 out of 5 by 6.
This classic series has inspired nearly 2 million readers. Both loyal fans and new readers will want the latest edition of this beloved series. This edition includes a foreword from the publisher, a preface from Francine Rivers and discussion questions suitable for personal and group use.
#1 A Voice in the Wind: This first book in the classic best-selling Mark of the Lion series brings readers back to the first century and introduces them to a character they will never forget-Hadassah. Torn by her love for a handsome aristocrat, a young slave girl clings to her faith in the living God for deliverance from the forces of decadent Rome.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 520 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 in

Published: February 18, 1998

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0842377506

ISBN - 13: 9780842377508

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT BOOK! Love this book. I can read it over and over!
Date published: 2012-09-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This will keep you reading I didn't actually expect to like this but I thoroughly enjoyed it. The historical setting was really fascinating and this unexpectedly turned into an absolute page turner for me.
Date published: 2012-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Early Church Drama This was one of Francine Rivers' early books. It is set in first century Rome, after the fall of Jerusalem, during the reign of Domitian and Vespasian. It follows four characters: Hadassah, a Jewess who has become a Christian, and is a slave to a spoiled Roman named Julia. Julia is selfish, and is in love with a gladiator named Atetes. Atetes is a German, brought to Rome as a slave, and forced to fight for the amusement of the Romans, hoping to one day be freed. The fourth character is Marcus, Julia's brother, who falls in love with the slave, Hadassah. Hadassah loves Marcus, but struggles to stand for her faith in a culture that strives to silence Christians. It was a great story, making you feel like you were right there in the Colliseum with the early Christians, who were fed to the lions. I'm only sorry it ended where it did. I'm not sure if the second book in the series will pick up with some of these characters and give me some closure. The only fault I found with the book had to do with the head-hopping, which I found quite distracting. It 's not something I'd expect from a writer like Francine Rivers, but then again, it was one of her earlier books.
Date published: 2010-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Voice In the Wind This was a great book! I can't read a book usually more than once and I've read this twice, and I'd read it again. It made me realize that if the Roman Christians could suffer that kind of persecution and still believe, then I certainly can too.
Date published: 2003-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Captivating Just like the style which captivates her readers in her other books so has the writings in The Voice in The Wind. I was drawn in to the story of the Slave Girl, her life, her struggles and her deep committment to God in the midst of her circumstances. I have been challenged to ask myself the same question. Would I deny or give praise to my God, even in my everyday life rubbing shoulders with people in the year 2000.
Date published: 2000-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Fiction I have ever read! I have read literally hundreds of fiction books and this one tops the list! You will not be disappointed if you are looking for good Christian fiction.
Date published: 2000-02-08

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A Voice in the Wind

by Francine Rivers,

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 520 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 in

Published: February 18, 1998

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0842377506

ISBN - 13: 9780842377508

From the Publisher

This classic series has inspired nearly 2 million readers. Both loyal fans and new readers will want the latest edition of this beloved series. This edition includes a foreword from the publisher, a preface from Francine Rivers and discussion questions suitable for personal and group use.
#1 A Voice in the Wind: This first book in the classic best-selling Mark of the Lion series brings readers back to the first century and introduces them to a character they will never forget-Hadassah. Torn by her love for a handsome aristocrat, a young slave girl clings to her faith in the living God for deliverance from the forces of decadent Rome.

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Torn by her love for a handsome aristocrat, a young slave girl clings to her faith in the living God for deliverance from the forces of decadent Rome.

About the Author

Francine Rivers received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno. From 1976 to 1985, she had a successful writing career in the general market and her books won numerous awards. In 1986, she became a born-again Christian and started writing Christian fiction. Her book, Redeeming Love, is a retelling of the biblical story of Gomer and Hosea set during the time of the California Gold Rush. Her Christian novels have won numerous awards including four Rita Awards, the Christy Award, the ECPA Gold Medallion, and the Holt Medallion in Honor of Outstanding Literary Talent. In 1997, she was inducted into the Romance Writers' of America Hall of Fame. She is the author of Lineage of Grace series, Mark of the Lion series, and Sons of Encouragement series.

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A.D. 70 Rome comes alive in this tale of the Jewish Christian slave girl Hadassah. Torn between a desire to witness and her fear of persecution, she encourages readers to represent Christ in their world.
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