At a Glance
Joseph Badal (website) has written several novels of suspense among them the Bob Danforth series about a CIA special ops agent who is dealing with terrorist threats.
Born in 1944 in Chicago, Joseph Badal received an undergraduate degree in International Finance from Temple University and an MBA from the University of New Mexico. He also graduated from the Defense Language Institute, West Coast, and from Stanford University Law School’s Director College.
The author admits that his career as a fiction writer has been heavily influenced by Robert Ludlum along with his own real-life experiences while serving in the army at home and abroad (among others in Vietnam and Greece, with influences coming from his extensive knowledge of banking and finance where he worked for 40 years.
Besides writing books, he is also President of Joseph Badal & Associates, Inc., a management consulting firm. He worked for over four decades in the banking and financial service industry, and before that he was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, a job which took him to far away parts of the world including Greece and Vietnam in high-secret operations.
The author’s latest book is Sins of the Fathers, the 6th novel in the Danforth Saga thriller series.
Here are the Joseph Badal books in order for all his published novels.
Bob Danforth Series
1. Evil Deeds, 2011 (first book in chronological order, 3rd book in publication order)
2. Terror Cell, 2004
3. The Nostradamus Secret, 2011
4. The Lone Wolf Agenda, 2013
5. Death Ship, 2015
6. Sins of the Fathers, 2017
Lassiter/Martinez Case Files
1. Borderline, 2015
2. Dark Angel, 2016
Cycle Of Violence Series
1. The Motive, 2016
2. Obsessed, 2018
Other Books By Joseph Badal
Shell Game, 2012
Fire & Ice (short story in the Uncommon Assassins Anthology), 2012
Ultimate Betrayal, 2014
The Rock (short story in the Insidious Assassins Anthology), 2015