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Joseph Badal

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"Joe Badal has had a varied and successful career. After 6 years as a decorated commissioned Army officer, having served in Vietnam and Greece, he had a long banking and finance career. He has had 16 suspense novels published: 4 stand-alones (The Pythagorean Solution, Shell Game, Ultimate Betrayal, and Payback); 6 books in the Danforth Saga (Evil Deeds, Terror Cell, The Nostradamus Secret,The Lone Wolf Agenda, Death Ship, and Sins of the Fathers); 3 books in the Lassiter/Martinez Case Files (Borderline, Dark Angel, and Natural Causes); and 3 books in the Curtis Chronicles (The Motive, Obsessed, and Justice).

He is an Amazon #1 Best-Selling Author and has received numerous awards, including being recognized as "One of The 50 Best Writers You
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Everyday Heroes: The American Fighting Man I found this translation from 2008 of an article written by a French soldier who served in Afghanistan with Americans. His observations and comments about American soldiers in combat are eye-opening and should make every American proud. Although I have no frame of reference to agree with the author […] Read more of this blog post »
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This novel grabbed me from the start. It is full of tension, action, and suspense. I've already bought the next two books in the series.
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“The man mistook American patience and attempts at diplomacy for weakness.”
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“even paranoid people had enemies.”
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“In the book’s index, she found an entry for Borderline Personality Disorder, with several sub-categories, including: Borderline Personality, Borderline Narcissism, Common Symptoms, Dissociative Symptoms, Self-Mutilation. Barbara turned to page seventy-two. The text listed an array of borderline personality disorder symptoms. It didn’t take Barbara long to begin to really sympathize with Maxwell Comstock. Life with Victoria must have been impossible at times: Mood swings, sudden irrational anger, depressive episodes, and impulsivity. Other borderline hallmarks were sexual confusion and promiscuity, manipulation and obsession of others, and a skewed, paranoid view of reality. On page seventy-five, Barbara learned that borderlines were indifferent to others’ needs, couldn’t handle rejection, continually sought approval, and had an exaggerated sense of self-importance. The ominous part of the diagnosis: No known cure.”
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Joseph Badal The Lone Wolf Agenda, the 4th book in my Danforth Saga, will be released on June 25, 2013. Bob Danforth, now in his 60s, returns to the CIA as a consultant to manage the task of taking out lone wolf terrorists.
http://www.josephbadalbooks.com
The Lone Wolf Agenda (#4) by Joseph Badal


Cassandra Thank for the friend request.


message 12: by Joseph

Joseph Badal I am pleased to announce that my short story, FIRE & ICE, has just been released in the anthology UNCOMMON ASSASSINS. You can order the anthology via the link below. I hope you enjoy this pulse-pounding book.
http://www.amazon.com/Uncommon-Assass...

Joe Badal
http://www.josephbadalbooks.com


message 11: by Susie

Susie Sexton Thanks for the add!


message 10: by Joseph

Joseph Badal Belinda wrote: "Hi Joseph, thanks for friending. I'm intrigued by your upcoming nonfiction book, Relationship Selling. So which languages do you speak? I speak English and Afrikaans."
Thank you for connecting with me. I hope at least one million people are also intrigued by my Relationship Selling book. It should be released around the end of the year.
I speak English, Greek, and a bit of French and Italian.
I look forward to future talks with you.


Belinda Nicoll Hi Joseph, thanks for friending. I'm intrigued by your upcoming nonfiction book, Relationship Selling. So which languages do you speak? I speak English and Afrikaans.


message 8: by Cindy

Cindy Thanks for the friending:)


Joseph Badal My pleasure.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


Joseph Badal Melissa, my books so far are fiction only. I hope you get around to reading one of them and look forward to your feedback.
Joe


Melissa Hi Joseph, thanks for the friend request! I'm not much of a non-fiction reader myself, but that book does look interesting!

Looking forward to sharing more books with you,
Melissa
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Charlotte Liebel Thanks for your friendship, Joseph. Looking forward to reading your Blog 'Everyday Heroes' and non-fiction 'Relationship Selling' book. Will look for you on Twitter as I have a presence there @Sharliebel.

~Charlotte


Joseph Badal My pleasure. Luv your work.


message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Joseph,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!


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