A classic series that has inspired millions of readers worldwide!The first book in the beloved Mark of the Lion series by the bestselling author of A Voice in the Wind brings readers back to the first century and introduces them to a character they will never forget Hadassah.While wealthy Roman citizens indulge their every whim, Jews and barbarians are bought and sold as slaves and gladiators in the bloodthirsty arena. Amid the depravity around her, a young Jewish slave girl becomes a light in the darkness. Even as shes torn by her love for a handsome aristocrat, Hadassah clings to her faith in the living God for deliverance from the forces of a decadent empire.
This edition includes a foreword from the publisher, a preface from and Q & A with Francine Rivers, an illustrated glossary and map, and discussion questions suitable for personal and group use.
Francine Rivers puts readers right into the history of the moment. Romantic Times
Francine Rivers without a doubt is one of the finest storytellers of our generation. . . . No one reading her books will ever be the same again. Debbie Macomber, New York Times bestselling author