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Oasis Audio LLC Kingdom's Dawn, The Kingdom Series #1 - Audiobook on CD

Sixteen-year-old Leinad thought he was a common farmer's son, nothing more. He wondered why his father had trained him for years to master the sword--not exactly a tool of the trade for farmers--but one tragic event initiates a world of revelation. Only then does he understand his true calling--a calling no other man in the entire kingdom of Arrethtrae can fulfill--a calling given him by the King Himself.

Teamed with a young slave girl, Leinad is thrust into adversity and danger--for the Dank Knight and his vicious Shadow Warriors will stop a nothing to thwart the Kings plan to restore the kingdom. Leinad will need more than a sharp blade and a swift hand to fulfill his mission and survive the evil plots of the King's sworn enemies. Journey to Arrethtrae, where the King and His Son implement a bold plan to save their kingdom; where courage, faith and loyalty stand tall in the face of opposition; where good will not bow to evil--and the future of a kingdom lies in the hands of a young man. Unabridged. 3 CDs. Read by Andy Turvey & Dawn Marshall.

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Customer Reviews for Kingdom's Dawn, The Kingdom Series #1 - Audiobook on CD
Review 1 for Kingdom's Dawn, The Kingdom Series #1 - Audiobook on CD
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Our new favorite

Date:June 30, 2012
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CMoore
Location:Land O' Lakes
Age:35-44
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A real adventure everyone in our family loves to listen to. Can't wait for the next book!
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Review 2 for Kingdom's Dawn, The Kingdom Series #1 - Audiobook on CD
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Very Well Done

Date:May 15, 2012
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Mike
Location:Folsom, CA
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Story starts a little slow, but the kids (8-12) got into it and the entire family loved it. My wife was a little disappointed that the first series ended with some unfinished business, but that was probably my fault for not getting all 3 sets.
I'm not sure if the series is intended to be a straight allegory, but what I appreciate most is that the story line deviates quite a bit from any one Bible account. This allows me to enjoy the story more without drawing parallels and predicting outcomes.
I downloaded the .mp3s. They came in 3 long files of about 1 hour and 15 minutes each (1:15). For improvement the files could be split into shorter ones, so there is more flexibility as to when you start/stop the audio when taking extended breaks.
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Review 3 for Kingdom's Dawn, The Kingdom Series #1 - Audiobook on CD
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Outstanding Writing with a Great Storyline

Date:December 17, 2010
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Mimi
Location:Houston, TX
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I bought my first copy of "Kingdom's Dawn" (the CD format) by Chuck Black because I was looking for a "boy's CD" for my grandsons. My goal was to develop their listening skills. Wow! I didn't know what a jewel I had found. From the first sentence, not only were my boys hooked, but my granddaughters and I were loathe to turn the CD off when we would arrive at our destinations (we primarily listen while in the car). Then, when we were about halfway through "Kingdom's Dawn," my husband was with us, and the kids wanted to listen to more of the saga. He reluctantly agreed, and within moments he was hooked as well. (He went back to the first disks to catch up.) I have since purchased the rest of the series and they have provided, not only entertainment, but real "meat" to chew on. Throughout our sojourn with the stories, we have taken the time to stop and discuss the tales and question the kids as to whom the characters represent and what incidents from the Bible are being re-told in these allegories. These discussions have enabled us to discover which stories of the Bible they know well and which ones they need to study more.
Chuck Black is a gifted writer whose masterly use of imagery and humor has caused all of us to look forward with eager anticipation to each succeeding book/CD. Since those first few sentences, we've been hooked, and we are giving copies of "Kingdom's Dawn" as gifts this Christmas to some of our treasured friends.
We highly recommend "Kingdom's Dawn" to everyone, young and old, but be warned! They are addictive! You will want to obtain the rest of the series as well.
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Review 4 for Kingdom's Dawn, The Kingdom Series #1 - Audiobook on CD
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Date:March 12, 2010
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Gerry
We listened to this CD on the way to a ski vacation. My 9 and 12 year old sons loved it. It is a journey through the Bible set to a Knights, Lords and Serf storyline. At some point in the story they tried to figure out who the characters were in the Bible. It was intense sometimes; but a great message that kept their attention. They are begging for the remainder of the series!
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Review 5 for Kingdom's Dawn, The Kingdom Series #1 - Audiobook on CD
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Date:February 19, 2010
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Sara Koskinen
My 8 year old ( almost 9 ) son LOVES these. He can't wait to listen to them all. They have great Christian character lessons! Would HIGHLY recommend!
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Review 6 for Kingdom's Dawn, The Kingdom Series #1 - Audiobook on CD
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Date:July 16, 2008
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Misti Konsavage
These series of books are one of my boys' favorites. My husband was impressed by them too. They even loaned them to our pastor and his wife, and they got sucked in and had to read the whole series as well. They really want the whole audio series for car trips and so their younger siblings can get in on it, so we started with Kingdom's Dawn.
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