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Saving Sophie

Saving Sophie

A Novel

Liam Taggart and Catherine Lockhart (Volume 2)

Ronald H. Balson

St. Martin's Griffin

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From Ronald H. Balson, author of Once We Were Brothers, Saving Sophie is the powerful story of the lengths a father will go through to protect his daughter and an action-packed thriller that will take you on an unforgettable journey of murder and deception, testing the bonds of family and love.

Jack Sommers was just an ordinary accountant from Chicago-that is, until his wife passed away, his young daughter was kidnapped, and he became the main suspect in an $88 million dollar embezzlement case. Now Jack is on the run, hoping to avoid the feds long enough to rescue his daughter, Sophie, from her maternal grandfather, a suspected terrorist in Palestine.

With the help of investigative team Liam and Catherine, and a new CIA operative, a secret mission is launched to not only rescue Sophie but also to thwart a major terrorist attack in Hebron. But will being caught in the crossfires of the Palestine-Israeli conflict keep their team from accomplishing the task at hand, or can they overcome the odds and save countless lives, including their own?

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PELLETS OF RAIN AND snow, driven by bone-chilling February winds, splattered the windows of Chicago O'Hare's international terminal, occluding the view of those ticketed passengers trying to get a look at the tarmac. Intermittent...

Praise for Saving Sophie

"Balson succeeds in illuminating the personal side of the Middle Eastern conflict through his deeply human, psychologically credible characters." - Publishers Weekly -

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Ronald H. Balson

RONALD H. BALSON is a Chicago trial attorney, an educator and writer. His practice has taken him to several international venues. He is also the author of Once We Were Brothers.

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