Ronald H. Balson

Judy
470 books | 181 friends

Annette
2,001 books | 834 friends

Teresa
9,554 books | 229 friends

Elizabe...
1,559 books | 1,559 friends

Linda Z...
2,448 books | 551 friends

Suzanne...
2,487 books | 3,568 friends

Bill
2,844 books | 127 friends

Virgini...
4,824 books | 2,827 friends

More friends…

Ronald H. Balson

Goodreads Author


Website

Twitter

Member Since
July 2010

URL


When he’s not writing books, Ron is a practicing attorney with the firm of Stone, Pogrund & Korey in Chicago. He has been a civil litigation attorney for forty-three years. He was an adjunct professor of business law at the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business for twenty-five years and was a frequent lecturer in the federal bar certification course and in trial advocacy seminars.
The demands of his legal practice have taken Ron into courts all across the United States and Canada, and for deposition testimony all across Europe and Asia. A few years ago, Ron became involved in a commercial dispute concerning telephone service in Poland. Numerous trips to Warsaw and southern Poland provided the inspiration for his first novel, O
...more

To ask Ronald H. Balson questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Ronald H. Balson Thanks for the nice note, Kathy. There is a movie production company working on Once We Were Brothers. Let's hope they bring something out soon.
Ronald H. Balson Hi Courtney:
Thank you so much for your kind and flattering words. Catherine fans are in luck because Catherine and Liam have become somewhat of a bran…more
Hi Courtney:
Thank you so much for your kind and flattering words. Catherine fans are in luck because Catherine and Liam have become somewhat of a brand for me. My next book, a sequel, "Saving Sophie" will be released on September 15th, and while Liam is a bit more prominent than Catherine, both are principal characters. Next year some time, my third book, presently titled "Karolina's Twins" will feature Catherine prominently. All three books will follow their relationship. Let me know how you like them. Best regards,
Ron(less)
Average rating: 4.26 · 60,418 ratings · 6,350 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
Once We Were Brothers (Liam...

4.32 avg rating — 34,197 ratings — published 2010 — 25 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Karolina's Twins (Liam Tagg...

4.32 avg rating — 10,473 ratings — published 2016 — 15 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Saving Sophie (Liam Taggart...

4.07 avg rating — 8,537 ratings — published 2015 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Girl from Berlin (Liam ...

4.33 avg rating — 4,072 ratings — published 2018 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Trust (Liam Taggart & C...

3.91 avg rating — 3,078 ratings — published 2017 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Eli's Promise: A Novel

4.05 avg rating — 61 ratings4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Ronald H. Balson…
Once We Were Brothers Saving Sophie Karolina's Twins The Trust The Girl from Berlin
(5 books)
by
4.26 avg rating — 60,355 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Eunice: The Kenne...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Ronald’s Recent Updates

Ronald and 7 other people liked Marilyn's review of Eli's Promise: A Novel:
Eli's Promise by Ronald H. Balson
"I have read all of Ronald H. Balson’s books and have enjoyed each one. Eli’s promise was no exception. It was written beautifully and the characters were well thought out and presented authentically. Most of the characters that Ronald H. Balson portr" Read more of this review »
Ronald and 1 other person liked Donna Hines's review of Eli's Promise: A Novel:
Eli's Promise by Ronald H. Balson
"A historical fiction pieces spinning through three different Eras with a powerful message for all!
"A 'fixer' in a Polish town during World War II, his betrayal of a Jewish family, and a search for justice 25 years later—by the winner of the National " Read more of this review »
Ronald and 1 other person liked Lynn's review of Eli's Promise: A Novel:
Eli's Promise by Ronald H. Balson
"Luben, Poland. 1939. Eli Rosen owns a brickyard with his father and brother. Eli's wife Esther and his son Isaac have faith, despite the recent Nazi occupation. Then Eli comes home with white armbands, each with a blue Jewish star, which must be worn" Read more of this review »
Eli's Promise by Ronald H. Balson
"As the author notes in the afterward, "at its heart" Eli's Promise is "a story about corruption and war profiteering," told from the perspective of the victims, who lost their families, their livelihood, and their lives. The story is presented in thr" Read more of this review »
Ronald rated a book it was amazing
The Beantown Girls by Jane Healey
The Beantown Girls
by Jane Healey (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ronald rated a book it was amazing
Eunice by Eileen McNamara
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Girl from Berlin by Ronald H. Balson
Ronald answered Notty's question: Ronald H. Balson
Some have. One person was peeved. But Hitler did say that.
Ronald rated a book it was amazing
Chicago by David Mamet
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ronald rated a book really liked it
Ally by Michael B. Oren
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Ronald's books…
“It’s another reminder of what can happen when evil is allowed to incubate. Find a reason to turn your nose up at a culture, to denigrate a people because they’re different, and it’s not such a giant leap from ethnic subjugation to ethnic slaughter.”
Ronald H. Balson, Once We Were Brothers

“Find a reason to turn your nose up at a culture, to denigrate a people because they are different, and it's not such a giant leap from ethnic subjugation to ethnic slaughter”
Ronald H. Balson, Once We Were Brothers

“Golda Meir once said, ‘I fear the war with the Arabs will go on for years because of the indifference with which their leaders send their people off to die.’ She also said, ‘Peace will come when the Arabs love their children more than they hate us.’” Kayla gestured at the people eating their lunch.”
Ronald H. Balson, Saving Sophie

Polls

What will be our July 2017 Open Pick?

Remember, if you vote for a book and it wins, you are implicitly promising to read the book and participate in the discussion. The poll will be open through May 30th. (Note: You can change your vote at any time prior to the closing of the poll.) Discussion will begin July 1st.

 
  7 votes, 41.2%

 
  7 votes, 41.2%

 
  3 votes, 17.6%

 
  0 votes, 0.0%

More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The Seasonal Read...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Winter Challenge 2013: Completed Tasks (Do Not Delete Posts) 2511 624 Feb 28, 2014 09:00PM  
Challenge: 50 Books: Tickyette's 50 Book Challenge {2014} 3 25 Mar 06, 2014 07:40AM  
The Book Club: Reading Suggestions for Book Group 19 34 Apr 22, 2014 10:39PM  
The Book Club: Reading Suggestions 32 217 Jun 05, 2014 07:44PM  
Bookworm Bitches : Christina's Challenges 1 22 Aug 31, 2014 07:56PM  
The Book Club: November, 2014, Meeting Notes 2 1 Nov 17, 2014 08:58AM  
WACKY READING CHA...: October 2014 Wacky Tunes Challenge 26 47 Nov 27, 2014 10:10AM  
The Seasonal Read...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Fall 2014 Completed Tasks: Do Not Delete Posts 4634 1114 Dec 01, 2014 08:53AM  



No comments have been added yet.