“Sure As The Dawn,” book 3 in the Mark of the Lion series, focuses on Atretes, a German warrior captured by the Romans and made a gladiator. Having become very successful in the arena, Atretes has earned fame, money, the love of a wealthy Roman beauty Julia Valerian, and, eventually, his freedom. When he is free, Atretes builds a nice house in Rome, preparing for his marriage with Julia.
But Julia marries another man, for status and money, and wants to continue her relationship with Atretes as
an affair. Atretes is deeply hurt.
He tells Julia that he never wants to see neither her nor the child she carries.
When the baby is born, Julia orders to have him thrown on the rocks at the sea.
Hadassah, Julia’s Christian slave, saves the baby and takes in to her friend, Apostle John. John knows a woman who has recently lost her baby, as well as her husband.
The woman, named Rizpah, takes Atretes & Julia’s boy to raise as her own child. However, with time ...