Ricky Balona

Biography

Ricky Balona born in South Africa, now living in Queenstown New Zealand. Served in 1 Parachute Battalion South African Defence Force then five years in 2 R.E.P of the French Foreign Legion.
Author of Pagan Sunset and Short stories from the land of the great white cloud. By Blood Spilt series. Steele's Dien Bien Phu released in August 2014. An eternal Legionnaire fights his way through historic French Foreign Legion battles. Steele's Verdun out in early February 2015.

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Books

By Blood Spilt Trilogy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 177,900. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
By Blood Spilt. A collection of three action packed novels in the series. Steele's Dien Bien Phu Steele's Verdun Steele's Death March
By Blood Spilt - Steele's Death March
Price: Free! Words: 64,230. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Sergeant Steele and the 5 Regiment Etrangere d'Infanterie are caught up in the treacherous Japanese coup d’état in French Indochina. Steele and the Legionnaires must fight their way to safety over more than one thousand miles of mountainous terrain and thick jungle relentlessly pursued by the Japanese and the brotherhood led by Steele’s sworn enemy, Jean.
By Blood Spilt - Steele's Verdun
Series: By Blood Spilt, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,780. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Sergeant Steele is thrust into the carnage of World War One with the French Foreign Legion fighting a desperate battle at Verdun. Based on the Legions incredible advance through heavily defended German positions fact and fiction are intertwined. Steele must face the enemy and the Brotherhood in an attempt to rescue a young woman taken prisoner by his nemesis, Jean.
By Blood Spilt- Steele's Dien Bien Phu.
Series: By Blood Spilt, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
(4.83)
A Knight Templar in the Holy Land, discovers the Ark of the Covenant. Cursed to an eternity of military servitude. Centuries later Steele is fighting in the French Foreign Legion at the battle of Dien Bien Phu. Amidst the horrors of war, Steele must keep the location of the Ark secret while fighting a formidable foe and the Brotherhood.
Pagan Sunset
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.00)
Set in the year 996 A.D the story takes part on the borders of Saxon and Mercian held territories in Britain. The newly introduced Christian religion is fighting to replace the old gods and convert Pagans to their own faith. A once peaceful village is thrust to the forefront of the war. A Pagan priestess, Viking captive and a warlord all strive to survive the turmoil.

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Smashwords book reviews by Ricky Balona

  • Ecstatic Evil on Sep. 24, 2012

    Enjoyed Ecstatic Evil. Great descriptions, good characters and a very pleasant read.
  • Ghost Stories on Nov. 30, 2012

    Well written, interesting stories. Ricky Balona