Dawn of the Morning


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(4.6 stars; 218 reviews)

Fresh from school, mistreated and neglected by her father and stepmother, sixteen-year-old Dawn consents to marry a friend of her father's whom she has only met, but the wedding does not go as planned. Scared and confused, she runs away after the ceremony. Many adventures follow lovely and resourceful Dawn on her journey to becoming an independent woman. - Summary by karlkzumich (9 hr 8 min)

Chapters

Chapter I 26:43 Read by Barbara Hale
Chapter II 24:14 Read by Barbara Hale
Chapter III 12:29 Read by Barbara Hale
Chapter IV 15:35 Read by Barbara Hale
Chapter V 13:19 Read by Deanna Strauss
Chapter VI 25:51 Read by fiddlesticks
Chapter VII 17:50 Read by Rosamunde Kingsley
Chapter VIII 18:59 Read by Rosamunde Kingsley
Chapter IX 18:20 Read by Barbara Hale
Chapter X 13:44 Read by PattyT
Chapter XI 9:53 Read by PattyT
Chapter XII 21:52 Read by PattyT
Chapter XIII 19:13 Read by LikeManyWaters
Chapter XIV 14:25 Read by LikeManyWaters
Chapter XV 19:55 Read by LikeManyWaters
Chapter XVI 14:53 Read by Barbara Hale
Chapter XVII 27:18 Read by Rosamunde Kingsley
Chapter XVIII 23:20 Read by Barbara Hale
Chapter XIX 21:18 Read by Conshab
Chapter XX 38:07 Read by Melissa Green
Chapter XXI 22:41 Read by Melissa Green
Chapter XXII 17:25 Read by Annike Lindhout
Chapter XXIII 12:47 Read by LikeManyWaters
Chapter XXIV 15:56 Read by LikeManyWaters
Chapter XXV 23:29 Read by DanielHCrump
Chapter XXVI 40:28 Read by NTReads
Chapter XXVII 4:36 Read by PattyT
Chapter XXVIII 13:38 Read by PattyT

Reviews


(3 stars)

Story was interesting with twist and turns. it had plenty of villans. Most of the narrators were descent.


(5 stars)

Too bad I can’t give it more than five stars. Grace Livingston Hill has a fantastic imagination and she used it brilliantly in this delightful story. I like her books because they swept me into lands of fantasy that seem so real. But because we know then aren’t we can be carried away for a few hours not like so many modern books which seem so dark with the cares of life.

I'm so angry!!! GLH is a Master Writer


(5 stars)

i have already listened to this novel a few times but even so, as I listen, (Chapter 8), GLH has such a way of building the characters and the story lines that i am currently sitting in the room with Dawn and ready to wring her stepmother's neck. The cruelty of the stepmother. The cowardice of her father... Even reminding myself that this is a work of fiction and that these characters 'lived' 2 centuries prior. DOESN'T MATTER!!! GLH is a Master Weaver - when you finish this story, continue to discover other writhed by this author. July 2021

Tragic yet with endurance


(4 stars)

Dawn grows in her will and wisdom of the world. She faces many hardship-- death of loved-ones, rejection, hunger, false accusations, etc. Her willingness to fight for truth & forgive in word and action, is a model to emulate. Although there were many readers & lengthy twists in the story--I recommend this read.

Very Suspenseful.


(5 stars)

Seems like a long book, but my, how it flies by. Barbara Hale was my favorite reader. I have been listening to some of Grace Livingston Hill’s other books and they just keep getting better and better! I also recommend another author, similar to Grace Livingston Hill, ”Pansy” (Grace’s aunt)


(5 stars)

I don't know why I'm so addicted to these turn of the century romance novels by Ms Hill, but I am. Each one seems better than the last. My only complaint is the rotation of readers. JUST PICK ONE!


(4 stars)

Great text, dramatic to the end. I've read lots of GLH books now and this was great. well read but most, just one or two that were hard to follow. would recommend.

love this book it's a good idea ❤️


(5 stars)

it's a lovely book it's sooooooo exciteing it has a lot of experiencing it's one of my favorites she was in a big deal